Bahrain Travel Restrictions

1,752.2 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
58.34% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 53.19% last week
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter Bahrain.

Bahrain border status

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 Israel to Bahrain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel 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 Israel 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 Israel 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 Israel.

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Bahrain will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


  • Most visitors from Israel 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 Israel are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

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

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Closed

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