Bahrain Visa

Visa Process for Bahrain

How to immigrate to Bahrain

There are 4 types of Visa which can be obtained by individuals other than citizens of GCC counties who wish to enter Bahrain. These Visa are issued on based on the following criteria.

  1. Purpose of the visit
  2. Sponsored/unsponsored visas
  3. Standard or e-visa
  4. Single or multiple Entries
  5. Place of issue

The 4 types of Visa to Bahrain are: 

  1. Employment Visa
  2. Business Visa
  3. Visit Visa
  4. Domestic Visa

Employment or Work permit:

A person wishing to work in Bahrain will need to sigh a local employment contract with the local Sponsor who applies to the Labor Market Regulatory Authority who verifies with the Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs that the applicant does not have any criminal record and is applicable for a work permit in Bahrain.

There is a limitation on number of expats to be hired in a company, depending on the sector. Work permits slots will be granted depending on the vacancy. The documents required to get a Work Visa for Bahrain are:

  1. A completed visa application form
  2. The employee’s passport
  3. A passport size photo
  4. Copy of the contract with the employee’s name, birth date, and nationality
  5. Health record from an authorized clinic
  6. Fees BD100 – proof of payment of fees

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