VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

Visa required

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

Visa required

Note:

Holders of emergency travel documents in transit require a visa

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are not allowed entry, except for those with a residence permit in Bahrein. Travelers with a residence permit may enter with a negative PCR test result (not older than 72 hours prior to departure), and an additional PCR testing upon arrival to Bahrein.
Minors under the age of 6 are exempt from these measures, regardless of whether they have a residence permit or not.
Travelers may be put in a 10-day quarantine, except for passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in Bahrain, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles or United Arab Emirates (issued at least 14 days prior to arrival) as well as passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in countries that are eligible for visa on arrival.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY 

   
Citizens of the Republic of Serbia require a visa to enter Bahrain. A visa can be obtained through these websites: https://www.evisa.gov.bh/ and https://www.evisa.gov.bh/VISA/visaInput#, and the guarantor has the obligation to hand over the original visa at the border crossing. A visa can also be obtained through the Embassy of Bahrain in Moscow, the Russian Federation, covering the Republic of Serbia on a non-residential basis, telephone: 007 499 99 50 900, fax: 007 499 99 50 113, e-mail: moscow.mission@mofa.gov.bh.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been signed.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION – Vaccines are not required. Only use bottled water for drinking and cooking. Fresh salads should be avoided due to amoebae. Hand hygiene should be maintained at a high level due to the risk of yellow fever. Extreme climate conditions should be kept in mind, such as temperatures above 50 degrees with high humidity.

SECURITY SITUATION – The situation in Bahrain is generally safe. It is necessary to observe tradition and customs. Breaking them is considered immoral and is punishable.  It is not permitted to consume food or beverages, or to smoke in public places during Ramadan.

Furthermore, public displays of affection between the sexes should be avoided. Women should pay particular attention and dress so that all body parts other than their heads are covered. They need to avoid going to public beaches alone, or moving on foot or by taxi alone during evening hours.

TRANSPORT — The Kingdom of Bahrain is the smallest island country in the Persian Gulf. The international airport is located in the city of Manama, maritime transport is well developed, unlike railway transport. An international driving permit is required for driving a motor vehicle.

Causing a traffic accident under the influence of alcohol is treated as a severe criminal offence. Public transport is underdeveloped. Taxis are mainly used, and they are cheap.

OTHER — The national currency of Bahrain is the Bahrain dinar, its exchange rate in January 2021 amounting to 1 BHD = $2.65. The use of payment cards issued by Serbian banks is not possible. Hotel accommodation and restaurants are expensive, as are medical services.

The living standard is adapted to the needs of its own population, and tourism is still insufficiently developed.

 

Contact information:

During your stay in the Kingdom of Bahrain, for consular assistance and protection you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in the state of Kuwait, located at Bayan, Block No. 13, Street No.1, Villa No.18, Safat 13066, P.O. Box 20511 KUWAIT, STATE OF KUWAIT, at the following telephone numbers: 00 965 25 37 50 42, 00 965 25 37 50 45, or e-mails: embrskw@gmail.com and serbkonzkw@gmail.com.