Routes World 2024

Bringing together the global route development community

Kingdom of Bahrain
6 – 8 October 2024

Travel Guidance

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of six months from the date of entry into Bahrain. Delegates should be able to present, if requested, confirmation of onward or return travel from Bahrain. Delegates should also ensure that they carry a letter of authority from their company referring to the event.

Visa requirements

Visas are required by all visitors to Bahrain except passport holders of the GCC States.

Visa on arrival

Passport holders from 60+ countries are granted visas on arrival. Passport holders from these countries are also eligible to apply for an e-visa ahead of their arrival.  For more information, please visit:


Passport holders from 200+ countries are exclusively granted e-visas ahead of their arrival. To check eligibility for an e-visa and to apply online please visit:

Visa support letters

For all other visa applications, please note that Routes is not able to sponsor visa applications but we can supply a letter to support your visa process. Visa application is subject to local country rules and regulations and Informa Markets cannot be held responsible for any miscommunication or changes. If you require a visa support letter please request your letter via the following link.

Request visa support letter

If you experience any issues please don't hesitate to contact our travel team on

Please note that visa support letters will take 5-7 working days to process.


Since 20 February 2022, there has been no Covid-19 PCR testing nor quarantine requirements for any arrivals regardless of vaccination status, including those arriving via the Causeway. For all other vaccinations please check with your local health authority and ensure you have adaquete travel insurance to travel to Bahrain.