International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Bahrain From El Salvador is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers coming from selected countries who do not have a travel history in selected countries within the last 14 days are allowed to enter.

Start Date
9/5/2020
Changed
7/23/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a vaccination certificate issued by Bahrain, Hungary, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, United States, UK, EU, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, or Singapore to be exempt from the pre-departure COVID-19 test or quarantine upon arrival.

Please check the source for more details.

Start Date
5/8/2021
Changed
7/23/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Children between the age of 6 and 17;
  • Residents of Bahrain and residents of the Gulf Cooperation Council with valid proof of vaccination;
  • Residents of Bahrain and residents of the Gulf Cooperation Council with valid proof of recovery from COVID-19.
Start Date
5/13/2021
Changed
7/23/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory contact-tracing app

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Description

Travelers must activate the BeAware Bahrain application and sign a self-isolation agreement. Travelers must pay for their COVID-19 testing in Bahrain through the app. Travelers may also use the app to verify their COVID-19 vaccination.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 7.
Start Date
4/30/2021
Changed
7/23/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks while in public places.

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US Embassy for Bahrain
Start Date
4/22/2020
Changed
7/23/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Bahrain.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
62.88
Decreased by12.01
at 7/29/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.80%
Decreased by0.20%
at 7/29/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
65.04%
Increased by0.43%
at 7/29/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,106,716
Increased by7,355
at 7/29/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.85
Decreased by0.09
at 7/27/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Social gatherings are currently limited to a maximum of 6 people. Many indoor services require proof of an official vaccination or recovery certificate, issued by Bahrain or a GCC country. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants may open for takeaway or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Essential shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses are closed.

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