IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to Bahrain. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of Bahrain
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of Bahrain directly.
To apply for a travel visa to Bahrain requires the following documents:
Passport. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months prior to the application process. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant’s passport.
Photo. One recent photo.
Proof of Status. Original ILR card or other proof of resident status in the UK, this should be valid for more than 6 months after your return from Bahrain.
Itinerary. Original purchased round trip tickets or itinerary (Applicant's name and confirmation number must be on itinerary).
Bank Statement. Copy of last 3 months bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds.
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, who is responsible for the expenses, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Bahrain ie. copy of their Bahrain passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Bahrain, copies of their Bahrain residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Bahrain, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation. The letter must original and bear a signature of the applicant.
Proof of accommodation. Hotel booking or evidence of other accommodation.
Embassy of Bahrain in the United Kingdom offers visa processing of 5 business days.