The NPRA announcement today (October 17) comes following a directive from HH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister. The NPRA will automatically carry the extension process without the need to apply for the renewal through the e-visa website, according to the Ministry of Interior. The service allows visitors to correct their residency situation in the country or facilitate their departure in case of the availability of flights to their countries within the extraordinary global situation because of the coronavirus, said ministry's twitter account. It is part of a host of procedures taken previously to support citizens and residents in these extraordinary situations. The NPRA has provided facilities to visitors and residents in Bahrain since the beginning of the pandemic through extending the validity ...read more...