Student Visa Alert

We are now accepting a limited number of student visa appointment requests for fall semester students who are either: A) Returning students who require an in-person appointment regardless of whether their courses are completely online or include in-person attendance, or B) New students who have an in-person component to their studies this semester. To request …

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Joint Statement of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America on Tourist Visa Validity Agreement

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Embassy of the United States of America are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached between the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Government of the United States of America to extend the validity of tourist visas granted to …

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Embassy Offers, “How To Do Business in the United States” Seminar

On Monday, February 12, the U.S. Embassy, in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham) and BIBF, held a seminar entitled “How to do Business in the United States.”  The seminar, held on the BIBF campus, included speakers from the U.S. Embassy, Washington, D.C., and across the region.  The speakers gave tips …

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U.S. Embassy Organizes Workshops for Students On the Occasion of International Education Week

In recognition of International Education Week, November 13-19, the U.S. Embassy organized a series of sessions for students interested in using social media in enhancing their English language skills and in learning about studying in the United States.  Information session topics included explaining the student visa application process and exploring resources that the education specialist …

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Executive Order on Visas

Arabic Translation for the Executive Order is here (PDF 96 KB) On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States which directs us to review current screening procedures, while protecting national security – our top priority when issuing visas.  The Executive Order has …

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