The new visa fee remains the same for the visitors who want to set a foot in island through King Fahd causeway which came into action on Saturday – the general directorate of citizenship, passport and residence, Bahrain.
During the starting days of the Eid 100,000 on an average travel through causeway daily and by the recent statics it has been showed that there is a growth in the graph by 20 percent.
The directorate stated that increase in the fee involves hundred and two countries and they can apply for the visa through online and the rest sixty six countries can attain their VoA at the entry and the nationals of those countries who have strong relations with Bahrain will be provided with the electronic visa with a simplified and easy procedure. The visa is extended to a month instead of two week and further will be extended if needed.
The sources close to the directorate who was cited by the regional media said- new visa scheme which came into action on Saturday provides some services. The sources said that an modification has been agreed on border control, income and expenditure rationalization and productivity.
The sources also said that next year Bahrain will announce few special services and different facilities for the tourists in order to attract them for tourism and investment.
Bahrain general has announced that travelers entering through King Fahd causeway will not have to pay the new visa fee and the new visa scheme will provide certain services.