Bahrain requires a visa medical with accompanying documents prior to entry to the country.
(Please be aware that all residents and visitors must carry photographic ID.)
Whether you are visiting Bahrain for work or residency, you need to complete a medical examination by a certified doctor followed by a series of laboratory tests:
Selectively recommended vaccines - for those considered a high risk:
Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers 9 months and over coming from countries and having transited (for more than 12 hours) through an airport where yellow fever is a risk.
Doctors and medical practitioners are required to perform tests for diseases prevailing at the time of the request.
The 'Medical Examinations Form' must be signed and stamped or sealed by a certified doctor, together with all laboratory tests undertaken.
Visa applicants, irrespective of age, need a medical examination by an accredited doctor. Please remember you must schedule your examination at least ten days before your scheduled visa interview.
Our doctor will ask for the following items to complete your visa forms:
If you don’t go for the expedited 24-hour Bahrain visa medical service, your medical results may take up to at least five working days.
You will need to book online or phone us on 0207 096 8853. (Please indicate in the notes section in the online booking form that you want a Bahrain Visa Medical.) We will be happy to answer any questions you may have simply call us or send us an email for more details.
The country's immigration policies protect its borders and manage migration to the Islands to ensure control of entry and stay to Bahrain and for processing applications for work permits and categories of residence are appropriately implemented.
It is important to understand and follow Bahrain immigration policies and laws to prevent any problems arising with your visa application. It always good to be informed and this guide may help you successfully process your Bahrain visa application.
Please speak with the doctor, the medical requirements depend on your length of stay, any pre-existing health conditions and your health generally. Discussing this with our doctor will ensure that you are adequately covered and receive the necessary up-to-date vaccines and medicines for your protection.
In addition our clinic can help you get the right and recommended vaccines if you need additional help with these and are at affordable prices. (See our prices and fees page for more information). Our vaccines are consistently updated depending on the current requirements.
Our clinic is registered and certified to administer Yellow Fever vaccines and will provide you with the necessary documentation for entry into certain countries that insist on it.
If you follow the correct advice and appropriate health cover to remote areas, your visit will be an uneventful and enjoyable one.