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Non-Government Organizations Services

Request for registration and declaration of a civil organization

  • Provide the required documents in the form on the ministry’s website



Request to amend the statutes of NGOs and clubs

  • Existence of a valid board of directors



Request a license for fundraising

  • The NGO must be registered and notified
  • The Board of Directors is in place



Request to transfer money aboard

  • The NGO must be registered and notified
  • The Board of Directors is in place



Request to accept funds from abroad

  • The NGO must be registered and notified
  • The Board of Directors is in place


Request for registration and declaration of a civil organization

  • A copy of the minutes of the Founders’ Committee meeting, indicating the founders’ names, occupations, places of residence, and signatures. The document should be dated before the application letter, and must be signed by all founders
  • A letter addressed to the Director of National Centre for NGO’s Support applying for registration and specifying who represents the Founding Committee. The letter should reflect what was agreed in the minutes of the Founding Committee meeting, and must be signed by the representative of the founding committee.
  • Fill in a registration form signed by the representative of the founding committee.
  • A detailed list of founders’ names, titles, ages, nationalities, occupations and places of residence. The number of founders must not be less than ten persons. Copies of the ID cards or passports of the founders must be enclosed.
  • Two Arabic copies of the organization’s statute signed by all founders. The statute must be prepared in accordance with the by laws of the ministry.
  • A separate address for the society/social club/private organization should be specified (this will be requested later)
  • If the application is for a private organization, 50 authentication papers from the Notary Office of the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs, and Waqf are required (this will be requested later)
  • A bank statement indicating the capital of the society/social club/private organization. The bank will be approached by the Ministry about opening an account (this will be requested later)
  • Payment of registration fees (10 Bahraini Dinars)



Request to amend the statutes of NGOs and clubs

  • The attendance sheet signed by the attendees and stamped with the seal of the General Assembly
  • If a representative of the Ministry did not attend the meeting, an Extraordinary General Assembly meeting (exceptional) form should be filled out and signed by the president (or his deputy) and the secretary
  • The minutes of the Extraordinary General Assembly meeting (exceptional) amending the statutes, signed by the president (or his deputy) and the secretary



Request a license for fundraising

  • Initial approval by a bank to open an account for the duration of the license
  • Application form for a license to collect money for public purposes
  • The responsible entity’s approval on the fundraising location



Request to transfer money aboard

  • Application form for transferring/sending money abroad
  • Application form for a license to transfer funds outside the Kingdom of Bahrain or accept donations from outside the Kingdom of Bahrain, Form No. (2)



Request to accept funds from abroad

  • Fill in the application form (Form no. 2) for a license to transfer funds abroad or to accept donations from outside the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Fill in the attached application form for acceptance/receipt of funds from abroad
  • Fill out the attached application form on a computer; do not handwrite


Request for registration and declaration of a civil organization

  • 10 BD


Request a license for fundraising

  • 30 Working Days


Request to transfer money aboard

  • 30 Working Days


Request for registration and declaration of a civil organization

  • 60 Working Days


Request to amend the statutes of NGOs and clubs

  • 7 Working Days


Request to accept funds from abroad

  • 30 Working Days

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