Bahrain relaxes travel norms for Indians, withdraws India from red list

By Jasleen Kaur - September 06, 2021 9:09 pm

Days after Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs, V Muraleedharan visited Bahrain and held bilateral talks with Rashid Alzayani, foreign minister there, India was removed from the 'red list' of Bahrain on September 3.

Bahrain has now relaxed travel norms for Indians after withdrawing it from the red list.

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The travel of Indians, however, will be subject to the presentation of a negative RT-PCR test certificate with a QR code before boarding the plane, administered within 72 hours of departure; undergo three RTPCR tests, on arrival, the fifth day and the 10th day after arrival.

Besides Indian residents of Bahrain, Indian nationals with valid visas are now also eligible to enter Bahrain.

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Passengers under six years of age do not need any tests. Those found Covid positive would need to quarantine for 10 days at their residence or a licenced government facility.

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