Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.
Exercise increased caution in Bahrain due to terrorism.
Country Summary: Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Bahrain. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Bahrain.
If you decide to travel to Bahrain:
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel, and read the U.S. Embassy’s web page for country-specific COVID-19 information.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.
Be aware of your surroundings.
Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
Review the Country Security Report for Bahrain.
Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.
Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.