Visas are not required by GCC passport holders.

Passport holders from the following countries: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the UK, the USA and the Vatican City can obtain a two week visa on arrival at Bahrain International Airport at a cost of BD 20 (US$ 53).

These visas can be extended by the organisers at the Exhibition Centre subject to approval by the Bahraini authorities. Exhibitors should ensure that they carry a letter of authority from their company referring to the exhibition plus onward or return air tickets.

VisaApplicationForm_thumbPassport holders from countries not listed above are requested to complete the Visa Application Form and return it to Arabian Exhibition Management together with clear copies of relevant passport pages.

A charge of BD 31 (US$ 82) for two weeks visa or BD 42 (US$ 112) for one month visa (NOC) is payable in advance and is listed in the application form. The organisers cannot be held responsible for any visitor who fails to obtain a visa as they are issued entirely at the discretion of the Bahraini authorities.

Contact visa@aemallworld.com for further information.

Media Visas

Journalists, media and accompanying crew members are required to register for a media visa in advance of their visit to Bahrain. Applications should be made directly to the Department of International Media Affairs for Foreign Media at the Bahrain Information Affairs Authority.

For further information on requirements, and to apply online, visit the Bahrain Information Affairs website: http://www.iaa.bh/mediaVisa.aspx