The new system of entry and residence aims at attracting and retaining global talents and skilled workers.
Allows eligible categories of foreign nationals to reside in Bahrain for extended periods of time without having to renew their residence permit, while attracting investment and highly-skilled professionals into Bahrain.
Resolution No. 34 of 2021 pertaining to entry visas and residence permits for family members of the worker & the foreign employer
The Ministry has extended the scope of the term "family" relative to the distribution of visas amongst family members of foreign workers in the Kingdom, to now include "spouse, children or parents."
Foreign investors and retirees can obtain long term residency rights in the Sultanate.
The General Directorate of the General Security announces that entry is permitted across all land borders for holders of valid residency and their family members or those wishing to transit from Syria via Lebanon to travel through the airport, provided that they possess a travel ticket and attend a maximum of 24 hours before the plane’s date, after having a PCR test issued by laboratories accredited by the Syrian Ministry of Health for a period not exceeding 48 hours indicating that they are not infected with the Coronavirus.
LMRA decided to reduce fees related to issuing and renewing all work permits for the first year since its issuance, and reduce all fees it collects by 50% for 3 months starting July.
This is an announcement from the General Directorate of the General Security informing Syrian nationals who are in Lebanon legally or illegally that they can leave for Syria, provided that they have their identity papers and a report on the examination of the Coronavirus (PCR), not exceeding 24 hours.
This announcement by the General Directorate of the General Security is to inform Arab and foreign citizens, that requests for friendship visit visas and the overall characteristics of all tourist delegations are submitted exclusively in the Public Relations Department (Justice) in exchange for a service fee.
The opening of the land borders with Syria through the Al Masnaa and Aboudieh border centers on 08/09/2020 and 10/09/2020
Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers on 31 March 2020 relating to the return of the Lebanese expatriates from abroad, the land borders with Syria will be opened through the Al Masnaa and Aboudieh border centers on 8-10 September 2020 from 9:00 until 16:00 for Lebanese and their family members.
Amendment to decision No. 30 for the year 2019 pertaining to admitting the family members of foreign workers into the country
The council of ministers approved on 31 March an amendment to decision No. 30 for the year 2019 pertaining to admitting the family members of foreign workers into the country, changing the requirement for admission from the profession of foreign workers to their income level.