How To Check Visa Status In Bahrain & Renew Expired Visa ?

  • Publish date: Monday، 06 December 2021 Last update: Tuesday، 25 January 2022
How To Check Visa Status In Bahrain & Renew Expired Visa ?

Living in Bahrain is the dream of many, and while a lot of people apply yearly for Flexi visa and permanent residency, sometimes while one is immersed in their work or studies, they forget to remember their own visa status, is it still valid? Is there still enough time left? Without a valid visa, life is almost impossible. All legal procedures, studies, work, business investments, and work trips, even a simple car accident, require the person to have a valid visa in their country. Today we will let you know a simple method to check your own visa status in Bahrain .

How To Check Visa Status In Bahrain ?

The Bahraini government has made a lot of efforts in order to sustain a main governmental website for all Bahrain eVisa Services, from application and checking if you are eligible, also paying for an application, visa data for application, visa extension in case you need more, as well as visa cancellation, as well as checking your current visa status in Bahrain, follow those steps to check your current visa status:

  • Visit the official Bahrain visa website
  • Click on Check status
  • Enter the data required and make sure it is a 100% correct
    • Passport Number
    • Nationality
    • Date of Birth
    • Application Reference Number from when you applied for that visa or permit.
  • Press Submit

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But what if your visa had expired? How do you renew your visa and extend your stay in Bahrain?

How to renew your visa in Bahrain after expiry?

Different types of visas have different renewal processes, today we will mention the process of renewing an expired or nearing expiry work visa in Bahrain through simple steps:

  • You can do it physically by visiting one of the accredited banks to apply for a permit renewal, or you can visit the official website and click to apply for the service through the official LMRA EMS system.
  • If you do it online, you should fill in the required information, and pay the required fees online.
  • If you are eligible, your permit will be printed for you on the same day.
  • Take the permit that was printed to the immigration office and receive your residence permit sticker.
  • If you made it to the end, then you have renewed your work visa successfully.

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How much is visa renewal in Bahrain ?

Work permits should always be renewed before their expiry, permits can either be renewed for 6, 12 or 24 months however your business owner requests for you as his or her employee, and the payment depends on the months.

  • 6 months costs 50 BHD.
  • 12 months 100 BHD.
  • 24 months 200 BHD.

Renewing visas a long time ago and checking the validity of it was such a chore, but today Bahrain governments made the process easy and available online so you can present your documents with less effort and shorter time, no matter where you were at that moment.

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