Consulate information


3502 International Drive NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 342-1111 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (subject to change). COVID-19 entry regulations have been lifted as of March 15, 2022. For up to date information, please click this link
  • Passport must have six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least one (1) blank visa page.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL is available for nationals of the United Kingdom and British Overseas Citizens for a maximum stay of 3 months; for Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, USA, Venezuela and some other countries for a maximum stay of one (1) month; for Nationals of India with a USA Permanent Resident for a maximum of 2 weeks.
  • E-VISA can be obtained before departure at Bahrain Electronic Visa Service. Travelers must have a printed e-visa confirmation.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements e-Visa
Complete online application
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.

Forms and Links

Application Form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
3 to 4 business daysRegular
72 hourse-Visa

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Credit Card,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Canad and UK
228.00Multiple5 years
Business/Tourist270.00Multiple5 years
eVisa77.001 month

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: October 17, 2022