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Bahrain Travel Advisory

Reconsider travel to Bahrain due to COVID-19.

Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Bahrain due to COVID-19.  

While the Bahrain airport has remained operational without interruption, the Government of Bahrain has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including:

  • All visas upon arrival have been suspended.  Anyone attempting to enter Bahrain must have a Bahrain residence permit or secure a visa in advance by visiting
  • All arriving passengers will be tested for COVID-19.
  • All arriving passengers must quarantine for 10 days, regardless of the outcome of the COVID-19 test.
  • The King Fahd Causeway connecting Bahrain and Saudi Arabia remains closed to non-commercial traffic.

Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Bahrain.

Read the country information page

Due to risks to civil aviation operating within the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, including Bahrain, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and/or a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR). For more information U.S. citizens should consult the Federal Aviation Administration’s Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices.

Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.