Are you travelling to Bahrain?
The Kingdom of Bahrain, is a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. Most of Bahrain is desert with periodic droughts and dust storms, which cause reduced visibility in the months of June and July. Rainfall in Bahrain is minimal and irregular. Summers are very hot and humid.
Capital City: Manama
Population: 1.3 million
Currency: Bahraini Dinar
- Tourist, Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
- Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.
- Entry requirement for vaccination for all travellers from polio-endemic countries in effect.
Diseases to consider:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Influenza, especially November to April
- Traveller’s Diarrhea
- Typhoid Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Bahrain here.