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Bahrain

16 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
38.33% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 34.78% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter 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 travelTraveling from the United States to Bahrain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Bahrain.
Exceptions

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 http://bh.bh/BeAware, or via the self-service payment kiosk at the airport.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Bahrain.
Documents
Tracing App

Mandatory


Return travelReturning to the United States from Bahrain

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Bahrain must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Bahrain will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

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