Reduction on incoming flights and visas on arrival in Bahrain

Effective 18 March 0300 hours, the Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) has announced a reduction in the number of incoming flights to the Kingdom of Bahrain until further notice.

The decision comes amidst mounting apprehensions of the global outbreak of contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The move is vital to contain the virus and safeguard the health and safety of citizens and residents.

The Nationality, Passport & Residence Affairs (NPRA) at the Ministry of Interior noted that the visa on arrival service will still be available for diplomatic passport holders at the Kingdom’s entry points, adding that electronic visa services and other types of visas will still be open to the public, and visa’s issued by the NPRA before this notice will still be valid.

Meanwhile, strict measures are taken at the airport to thoroughly screen incoming passengers for COVID-19.