Partially Open


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for takeout and delivery
  • QuarantineUntil test results are in
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 23, 2021
Reviewed: February 24, 2021


Bahrain's borders are closed, with some exceptions, while domestic restrictions are are mostly still in place.

Can I travel to Bahrain?

Bahrain's borders are closed for travelers, unless they are-pre approved. Applying for entry visa is possible on this website:

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Bahrain?

Anyone arriving to Bahrain will be tested for COVID-19 and required to quarantine until results arrive.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Bahrain?

  • Anyone arriving to Bahrain will be required to fill in a health declaration form before traveling.
  • All arrivals must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • All arrivals will be tested for COVID-19, and again on the 5th day of their visit, at their own expense ($80 USD).
  • Those who are staying for more than 10 days, will be tested again on the 10th day.

Is public transportation open in Bahrain?

Public transportation in Bahrain is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Bahrain?

Restaurants in Bahrain are open for delivery and takeout only.

Are businesses and attractions open in Bahrain?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Bahrain remain closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Bahrain?

It is required to wear a face mask in all public places.

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