Living in Bahrain guide

Find out all you need to know to relocate and live in Bahrain with the expat guide

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General information
  • This guide is purely my own experience when I exported my cats from the UK to Bahrain. Rules may have changed since I exported my cats (Sept 2012)

    Article written by Josnuggles
  • The article aims at giving a view of Bahrain for expats: this is a general introduction to the country.

    Article written by brightonguy


Visas, passports and entry requirements


Work visas, work permits, working holiday visas and residence permits


Labour market, how to find a job
  • Wrote this article for my Blog... Thought the newer members of the community might find it useful. For the older members, if you have any additional comments to make, I would be happy to include it in the next update of the article. For more of the same, you are welcome to visit my blog

    Article written by Quicksmile


How to rent a house or an apartment, leases and rental agreements


Student visa, University registration

Health care

Public and private health systems


Open and manage a bank account


Tax system, income tax


Train, bus, plane, car rental

Driver's licence

Driving requirements


moving, formalities and useful tips


Phone line, internet provider, post office


Sports, leisure and cultural activities


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Travel insurance in Bahrain

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