Tourist visas which are valid for 2 weeks are issued upon arrival at the Immigration Department at Bahrain International Airport at the cost of BD 25 per person. Citizens of the United Kingdom receive a 3 month visa on arrival.
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa upon arrival: Andorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Republic Of Ireland, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, U.S.A. and Vatican City.
Citizens of nationalities not mentioned above can apply for business visas, which require a minimum of seven (7) working days (excluding public holidays) to obtain. Clear passport copies are required for the visa application and an invitation letter from a Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association in Bahrain. Visa processing fee of BD50– (which is non-refundable), valid for seven (7) days upon date of entry to Bahrain, apply per application. Please note processing can exceed 7 days pending public holidays and weekends (Friday and Saturday) in the Kingdom of Bahrain.