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 citizens of our two countries from five to ten years. The agreement will be implemented at a future date.

This agreement is a reflection of the long and rich history of mutual cooperation, partnership, and friendship between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America. Together, our governments and citizens have endeavored side-by-side in academic, industrial, healthcare, business, and social pursuits for over a century. This agreement will serve to broaden and enhance those continued pursuits.