Effective 13th July 2021, Bahrain's Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA), in coordination with the National Taskforce for Combatting the Coronavirus, have updated travel regulations by adding 16 newly red-listed countries. The newly banned locations are: Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Panama, Philippines, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Countries that were already on Bahrain's red list include Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. Passengers arriving from Red List countries, including passengers who have transited through any of those countries at any point in the preceding 14 days, are prohibited from entry unless they are citizens or residents of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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Special Assistance

Bahrain International Airport has a full range of services and facilities for passengers with reduced mobility. To ensure that all passengers enjoy a comfortable and stress-free journey from the moment they arrive, our friendly and efficient staff will gladly assist you and help to identify the many facilities and services at the terminal.

Wheelchair availability and requests

If you or any of your family members require special assistance, including access to a wheelchair on arrival in Bahrain, please inform your airline in advance. Our friendly staff will be waiting to assist you when your flight lands.

Information desks

There are dedicated information desks for passengers with reduced mobility where our team members are happy to assist with any enquiries.


Available in both Arrivals and Departures Areas, our dedicated e-Gates for passengers with reduced mobility enable passing through immigration checkpoints faster and with less staff involvement, while still maintaining the same level of security.

Immigration counters

Passengers with reduced mobility can easily access dedicated immigration counters in both Arrivals and Departures Areas.

Check-in counters

Bahrain International Airport offers dedicated check-in counters for passengers with reduced mobility.

Car Parks

There are dedicated curbside parking spaces at the entrance of the Arrivals Area and two spaces per level in Car Park B next to the elevators. Parking spaces for passengers with reduced mobility are also available at the curbside entrance of the Arrivals and Departures Areas.

Baggage Reclaim area

Passengers with reduced mobility can easily collect their luggage at the baggage reclaim carousels, which have dedicated access spots. If you need assistance, just ask one of our friendly porters.


Throughout Bahrain International Airport, all washrooms contain at least one cubicle for passengers with reduced mobility. To find the nearest washrooms, please follow the signs, or ask one of our friendly staff.