Breaking It Down: What You Need to Know About Bahrain’s Visa Fee Updates!



The Minister of Interior, Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, just released a statement that’s got everyone talking – certain fees for services provided by the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs have gotten an update, with the aims to streamline the immigration process.

Here’s the scoop on what you need to know


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A visit visa can no longer be converted into a work or dependent visa without a sponsor.

However, those who have visit visas and a sponsor, can easily transfer to a work or dependent visa for a revised feed of BD250, instead of the previous BD60.

Announced by the Under-Secretary Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa following directives by Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the new regulation has been implemented to begin immediately.

Whether you’re looking to transition your visit visa into a work visa or switching up a relatives visa to a work visa, this update has you covered. It’s all about making things smoother and more accessible for everyone!

Looking ahead!

As Bahrain continues to navigate immigration challenges, these updates signal a proactive approach towards ensuring transparency and fairness in the visa process. While debates may persist, the main goal of these changes remains clear: to safeguard national interests while fostering a welcoming environment for all.

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