Bahrain Travel Restrictions

1,040.1 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
60.95% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 59.81% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Bahrain.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Bahrain for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Bahrain entry details and exceptions

Bahrain has restricted the entry of all travelers except for nationals, residents, military personnel of Bahrain, and travelers with a valid letter of Prior Permission Granted (PPG), which must be presented prior to boarding.

Outgoing travel to BahrainTraveling from Canada to Bahrain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Bahrain.


All arrivals into Bahrain will be subject to COVID-19 testing at their own expense. These tests may cost more than 20 BHD ($53), and travelers may be required to take two tests, which would double the cost to the passenger. Those arriving via the King Fahd Causeway will not be tested but are required to present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken 72 hours before arrival into Bahrain.

Travelers must pay the fees related to the tests and quarantine before their departure at, or via the self-service payment kiosk at the airport.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Bahrain.

Details and exceptions

After 5 days of quarantine at the earliest, travelers can get a PCR or antigen test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

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Return travelReturning to Canada from Bahrain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Bahrain must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.


Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Bahrain will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Bahrain but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 10 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Closed

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