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Bahrain travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Bahrain. Bahrain is Open for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Bahrain. Bahrain is part of Asia with main city at Manama. Its Developing country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is Bahraini Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Bahrain


for travel

For entry into Bahrain

International travel to Bahrain is permitted. There are currently no requirements in place, such as quarantine or health testing.
For more details Ministry of Health, Bahrain

Government measures

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Bahrain can be found at

Use of masks

Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures such as social distancing.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.


Restaurants are open as usual.


Bars are open as usual.


Nightclubs are open as usual.


Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Certificates must be in English or in Chinese.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 and received one dose of vaccination, at least 14 days before departure, are also considered fully vaccinated.
There are exemptions for non-vaccinated citizens and residents.
Full details can be found at

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative rapid antigen test, taken within the previous 24 hours, must be provided on departure.
Test certificates must be in English or Chinese.

Testing on arrival

A nucleic acid test will be administered upon arrival and apart from the transfer from the airport, proof of a negative test result is required to leave the place of residence.

Additional test requirements

Daily rapid antigen testing is required for the first 5 days after arrival. Additionally, travelers must undergo a PCR test on day 2.
Daily antigen results can be reported via the 'Electronic COVID-19 monitoring & surveillance system' (eCMSS). Instructions can be found at

Travel restriction details for Bahrain

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine may be required
πŸ–οΈ Accepting Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Fully Open
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Bahrain

There are no COVID-19 restrictions in public spaces and all services including shops, banks, and restaurants remain open as usual. Mask-wearing is optional in indoor and outdoor areas (except health facilities).

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Bahrain

Exercise a high degree of caution

Bahrain has further refined its COVID-19 measures. You don't need to present a PCR test certificate or conduct a PCR test on arrival, regardless of your vaccination status. Flight options to Australia are unpredictable and may stop without notice. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Bahrain due to the threat of terrorist attack and civil unrest.
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