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1.   How to obtain a visit visa/ family visa? Does the Consulate issue any other visa?
Ans. No, the Consulate General’s office does not issue visas of any type. The same is to be obtained from a sponsor in Bahrain. Incase you don’t have a sponsor in Bahrain, please log on to the website:http://www.evisa.gov.bh to get the list of sponsored Hotels in Bahrain who can sponsor your visit, however you will have to book your stay at the Hotel also.
 They would get you a visa in about 2 weeks time and the same can then be endorsed at this office.

2.   What is the procedure for applying for a Police Clearance Certificate from Bahrain?

Ans. Following documents are required to be submitted:-
  • Covering letter with details of your sponsor should be addressed to Consulate General of the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • 2 Copies of Passport both New & Old – stapled separately.
  • 2  Copies  of CPR  
  • 2 Photographs with blue background 6 x 4 cms.
  • Application Fee:  BD 1 or Rs.150/- (per application).  

Also please note that an Application Form shall be given to be duly filled and signed by the Applicant only, hereafter fingerprints of the applicant will be taken by our Diplomatic officer.  Therefore, the applicant will have to personally visit our office to complete the necessary procedures at 9.00 a.m.
We shall not courier nor post any documents from our side to you.  Hence, it is advisable to personally come to collect your PCC or to depute someone with a valid Authorization Letter, to collect the same on your behalf.

We would also like to inform you that after submission of the documents it will take more than six weeks time to receive the Good Conduct Certificate.

3.   What documents are legalized at the Consulate General’s office and what is the procedure
Ans: Please see our Legalization section

4.   Is visa issued for visitors attending an exhibition in Bahrain?
Ans: Visa has to be obtained from the sponsors of the event and the same can then be stamped at the Consulate General’s office.

5.   Anybody having a visa fro Dubai/Saudi can get a visa on arrival?
Ans: Only candidates having a valid residence permit of any of the GCC countries issued for 5 years can get a visa on arrival, only for a period of 1 week.
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