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Chinese Embassy in Bahrain

Ambassador: Mr. Ni Ruchi
Address: Building 1109,Road 2819,Block 428,Al Seef, Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: + 973-17723093
Emergency Tel for Chinese in Bahrain: +973-17723900
Office hours: 08:00 - 13:00

Consular Office 

Tel: 973-1772 3093, 08:00 - 12:30 on working days
Email: manama@csm.mfa.gov.cn
Office hours: 08:30 - 12:30 on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for visa application and collection
 Note: The consualr office is open on Wednesday for Chinese citizens, and on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for citizens of other nationals.

Visa Application

Citizens of Bahrain holding ordinary passports have to get a visa to go to China. Diplomatic and special passport holders are exempted from visa application and enjoy a 30-day stay.

Visa to Macao and Hong Kong

Bahraini citizens with valid passport can directly go to Macao and apply for on-site visa at the airport in Macao. 

Bahraini citizens with valid passports can go to Hong Kong without visa if they stay there for up to 30 days for sightseeing, visiting relatives, attending a meeting or business investigation. A visa is required if they stay at Hong Kong for more than 30 day and for other purposes, such as study, work, training and residence. 

General Procedures for Application

Step 1: Please fill in the application form online and prepare other requirements.
Step 2: Please queue up in the hall that is for dealing with applications.
Step 3: Please submit application or make enquiries when it is your turn.
Step 4: Please wait in line in the hall to pay fees on the time and date printed on the Pick-Up Form. Please pay attention to the changes when pay for consular services and check the Visa/Passport/Legalized Documents carefully.
Details on How to Apply A Chinese Visa?


The embassy in Bahrain only accepts applications of Bahraini citizens and other citizens who work or reside there for a long period. The foreign applicants should provide the Work Permit or Residence Permit and their copies, CPR and its copy.

Visa Fees in BHD

Types Citizens of Bahrain Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry 8 11
Double-Entry 11 16
Multi-Entry with 6-month validity 15 21
Multi-Entry with 12-month validity 13 32

 Effective from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.

  Please contact Embassy of Bahrain in China if this country's people are in troubles there. 

Related Chinese Embassies in Asia: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia

- Last updated on Mar. 04, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Bahrain
Asked by faisal from PAKISTAN | Sep. 12, 2023 01:41Reply
visit visa
brother iam a Pakistan nationality . iam a investor in Bahrain . I want to apply Chinese tourist visa . so what is the procedure for that
Answers (1)
Answered by Kevin | Sep. 12, 2023 22:48

You need to fill in the application form online, then make an appointment to submit it and other requirements include passport, round-trip air tickets and accommodation orders or an invitation letter. The immigration staff may ask for more documents case by case.
Asked by NANTU from BAHRAIN | Apr. 16, 2023 15:48Reply
I’m from Bangladeshi I want go visit visa china any documents u want
Answers (1)
Answered by Trace | Apr. 17, 2023 20:10

The requirements for a tourist visa include your passport valid for at least 6 months, application form, flight and hotel bookings in China. The may ask for more docuements during the application.
Asked by Jully from BAHRAIN | Jan. 06, 2021 07:35Reply
Accompanying a student-,Parent
Hi. My daughter is admitted to NYU Shanghai, start August, 2021. I want to accompany her for 10 days. I work in Bahrain and both have CPRs My questions:
1. Which visa to apply ?
2. How long does it take to process,?
Answers (1)
Answered by Cindy | Jan. 11, 2021 00:58

You can apply for a tourist visa. The normal processing takes four working days.
Asked by Husain hasan from BAHRAIN | Dec. 18, 2019 10:39Reply
I am bahraini citizen
Greetings , my nationality is bahraini and i want to go to hongkong then to macao for tourism purpose , do i need visa to macao and where should i submitte and what are the requirements ? I heard that they required prove for 1000 dollars?
Answers (1)
Answered by Eric from UNITED KINGDOM | Dec. 18, 2019 22:25

Husain, you need a visa for Macau, but you can get it upon arrival. You will need to show your passport, return ticket, hotel bookings, and at least MOP 5000 to afford your stay in Macau.
Asked by ritzi c. hope from PHILIPPINES | Nov. 25, 2019 23:40Reply
greetings,can I apply visa in Bahrain wherein I work in Saudi?
Answers (1)
Answered by Belle from BAHRAIN | Nov. 26, 2019 18:56

Sorry, you can't unless you have residence permit, work visa or study visa in Bahrain.
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