VISAS ARE REQUIRED BY ALL VISITORS TO BAHRAIN EXCEPT PASSPORT HOLDERS OF THE GCC STATES
VISA ON ARRIVAL
Passport holders from 60+ countries are granted visas on arrival. Passport holders from these countries are also eligible to apply for an e-visa ahead of their arrival. To check your eligibility for a visa on arrival, or to apply online for an e-visa please visit the Kingdom of Bahrain’s official eVisa System website.
Exhibitors and conference attendees may also apply via the organisers. A charge of BD 23.000 (USD 61.50) for a two week visa or BD 49.000 (USD 131.00) for one month visa (NOC) is payable in advance. Prices are inclusive of 10% VAT.
All passport holders should ensure their passport is valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Bahrain, and carry onward or return air tickets. Exhibitors are advised to carry a letter of authority from their company referring to the exhibition.
Journalists, media and accompanying crew members are required to register for a media visa in advance of their visit to Bahrain. Applications should be made directly to the Department of International Media Affairs for Foreign Media at the Bahrain Information Affairs Authority. For further information on requirements and to apply online for a media visa, please visit the Bahrain Information Affairs website.
The organisers cannot be held responsible for any visitor who fails to obtain a visa as they are issued entirely at the discretion of the Bahraini authorities.
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