Bahrain Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Bahrain
Capital city: Manama
Currency: Bahraini Dinar (BHD)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 973
Bank: Closed on Friday and Saturday, open  on Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by passengers of 18 years and over:1. 400 cigarettes, 50 cigars and 250 grams of tobacco, in opened packets, if packaging contains... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Import Permit required for arms and ammunition. The transportation of arms, ammunition and all classes of explosives requires prior Permission from... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Luggage and gifts must be for personal use and cannot be used for commercial purposes. Frequent travelers and air crew regularly operatin... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

are permitted to import:1. 400 cigarettes and 50 cigars;2. 8oz. of perfume;3. 1 liter bottle of alcoholic liquor and 6 cans of beer;... More information


Entering and transiting Bahrain:Live animals may only be transported as cargo. However, Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals (ESAN/SV... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at Bahrain (BAH). Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside Bahrain, if it is label... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport. ... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Bahrain Dinar-BHD) and forei... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.