Bahrain Announces Relaxations For Fully Vaccinated Passengers Including Indians

International Flights Latest News Today: Here comes a wonderful news for air passengers who are planning to travel to Bahrain. Air India Expresses recently had issued an update for its passengers who are flying to the Gulf nation. As per the updates, the Arab nation has relaxed guidelines for passengers who have been fully vaccinated in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries.Also Read – Trade, Investment, Economy: Here’s What To Expect From PM Modis’ Address At ASEAN-India Summit Today

Giving further details, Air India Express said that the National Health Task Force of Bahrain has announced many relaxations for such passengers. Also Read – Assam Lockdown: State Relaxes Restrictions, Allows 200 People At Weddings, Religious Functions | Full Guidelines Here

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  1. As per the updates from the National Health Task Force, Bahrain, fully vaccinated passengers are those who have completed 2 weeks (14days) since the last dose of the vaccine.
  2. The latest guidelines stated that the fully vaccinated passengers in GCC countries are not required to carry a negative RT PCR test result and are not required to undergo the 10-days mandatory quarantine.
  3. They also don’t need the proof of accommodation/residence for flying to Bahrain.
  4. The fully vaccinated passengers in GCC countries only need to show evidence of vaccination through a certification or an official GCC mobile application.
  5. And the passengers who have been vaccinated in Bahrain, vaccination status has to be verified through the official mobile application viz. BeAware App.
  6. Notably, the negative pre-boarding RT PCR test result and proof of accommodation are NOT required ONLY if the BeAware App displays a ‘Green Shield’. However, if a YELLOW SHIELD is displayed, both a negative RT PCR pre-boarding and proof of accommodation are required.

Guidelines for passengers vaccinated in India

  1. Air India Express issued another update for passengers who are vaccinated in India and traveling to Bahrain.
  2. The guidelines stated that the passengers vaccinated in India need to carry a negative COVID 19 RT PCR test certificate with a QR code displayed on it (for a test taken no more than 72 hours before the departure).
  3. At the same, the online version of the report has to be the same PDF Report, that the passenger presents at the counter.
  4. On the other hand, the passengers fully vaccinated in India and holding a Residence Permit of Bahrain have an option to upload their Indian vaccination certificate on the BeAware App, and get the Certificate vetted by the Ministry of Health, Bahrain and thereby obtaining a ‘GREEN SHIELD’ on the BeAware App.
  5. Moreover, the air passengers, who are fully vaccinated in India and are having a ‘GREEN SHIELD’ on the BeAware APP, a negative RT PCR test report pre-boarding and proof of accommodation is NOT required.

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