International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vietnam to Bahrain.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Entry is allowed for international travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
19.28
Decreased by1.80
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
68.04%
Increased by0.14%
at 12/3/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Entry is allowed for international travelers

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.

Relevant Travel History
Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and 8 more countries
Start Date
9/4/2020
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate recognized by the Bahraini Government. All vaccination certificates issued from GCC countries, or issued by countries which Bahrain has signed a mutual vaccination recognition agreement, or issued by countries whose citizens are eligible for a visa on arrival will be accepted upon entry, or containing a QR code for vaccines approved by the World Health Organization, or the Kingdom of Bahrain, will be accepted upon entry will be accepted.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

Please check the source for more details.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival, and on the 5th and 10th day after arrival.

The cost of the COVID-19 PCR test can be paid through the “BeAware Bahrain” mobile application.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
Start Date
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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Travelers with a vaccination certificate recognized by the Bahrain government are not required to quarantine upon arrival.

Start Date
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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 6.
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks while in public places.

More Information
US Embassy for Bahrain
Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Bahrain.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
19.28
Decreased by1.80
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.20%
Increased by0.00%
at 12/2/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
68.04%
Increased by0.14%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,189,605
Increased by2,434
at 12/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.18
Decreased by0.09
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

A phased reopening is in place across the state of Bahrain and currently ‘green level' is in effect. Proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19 is required for participation in indoor events or to attend cinemas. A COVID-19 information hub has been set up at https://healthalert.gov.b...
Checked
12/4/2021

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

Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Status
Open
Severity
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Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Status
Open
Severity
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Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Status
Unknown
Severity
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We have been unable to verify guidelines relating to nightclubs.

Shops

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

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