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Residency for the relatives of Bahraini (father, mother, husband or children)

  • The applicant must be a Bahraini.
  • The applicant and the foreigner must be of good conduct and behavior.
  • The foreigner must have valid health insurance in the Kingdom of Bahrain throughout his stay.
  • The applicant mush have a sufficient source of income to support himself and the foreigner.
  • The foreigner must have a suitable place of residence.



Issuance of a travel permit (by the department)

  • The father (or a statutory representative) must be present when receiving a travel permit for new born or incompetent persons at the Isa Town branch


Renewal of self-sponsorship residence permit with return visa

For retired foreigners

  • Application form
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Copy of the lease agreement
  • Certificate proving retirement after working in the government or private sector (or in one of the GCC countries) for a minimum period of 15 years
  • Valid health insurance certificate issued by the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Bank certificate proving the existence of a minimum fixed deposit of BD 5,000 in the Kingdom. Applicant must submit proof of the continued existence of the deposit every 6 months with a bank/ financial institution licensed to operate in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Applicant must have a legitimate and stable source of income sufficient to support themselves and their dependents
  • Copy of the applicant or authorized person’s Identity Card
  • Certified copy of the title deed or mortgage agreement
  • Copy of the previous residence permit (for new applications)

For foreign investors:

  • Application form
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Copy of lease agreement

For foreigners who own a residence in the Kingdom of Bahrain:

  • Application form
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Certified copy of the title deed stating that the value of the property owned by the foreigner is a minimum of BD 50,000
  • Valid health insurance certificate issued by the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Bank certificate proving the applicant has a minimum fixed deposit of BD 15,000 in the Kingdom. Applicant must submit proof of the continued existence of the deposit every 6 months with a bank/ financial institution licensed to operate in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Applicant must have a legitimate and stable source of income sufficient to support themselves and their dependents (minimum of BD 500)
  • Copy of the applicant or authorized person’s Identity Card
  • Certified copy of the company’s articles of association and Commercial Registration, certifying that the applicant is a partner/ owner of an industrial, commercial, tourism, medical, educational, training, or other company. Applicant’s share must amount to a minimum of BD 100,000
  • Copy of the applicant’s Identity Card
  • Certified copy of the title deed or mortgage agreement
  • Copy of the previous residence permit (for new applications)
  • Copy of the applicant’s share certificate



Residency for the relatives of Bahraini (father, mother, husband or children)

  • Service request form.
  • A clear copy of mother/father/husband/son/daughter passport valid for more than 6 months (Family Page and any additional information page).
  • A clear copy of the marriage certificate issued from the legal courts of Bahrain or any other country as long as it’s certified (for husband application).
  • A clear copy of the health insurance for the (father / mother / son / daughter / husband).
  • A clear copy of birth certificate issued from the Ministry of Health in Kingdom of Bahrain or any other country as long as it’s certified. (for the father/ mother/ son / daughter application)
  • A clear copy of the applicant’s ID or the authorized person submitting the application.
  • A clear copy of the guarantor’s identity card.



Converting a visitor visa to a self-sponsorship residence permit

  • Dependent on the service request.



Extension of expired residence permit

  • Service application form.
  • An original copy of workers passport and a copy of it.
  • A copy of the ID Card for the guarantor, and a copy of the commercial registration.
  • A copy of the applicants card or legal representative.

Note

  • In the case of a local transfer, an official letter is attached from the new guarantor, or the institution transferred to.



Issuing of residency - for Bahraini foreign wife and Bahraini children married to a foreigner and ministries

Documents required for the Bahraini’s wife:

  • Service application form.
  • A copy of the husbands identity card.
  • An original marriage certificate and a copy of it.
  • A copy of the applicants identity card or legal representative.
  • A copy of the wife passport.
  • A letter from the employer. (If the employee is a military officer). The husband or legal representative must be present to carry out the service.

The required documents for Bahraini mother’s children:

  • Service application form.
  • A copy of the original passport of the son/daughter.
  • The foreign spouse’s passport and a copy of it, and a copy of the husband’s residence permit.
  • The original marriage certificate and a copy of it.
  • A copy of the wife and husbands passport.
  • A copy of the original birth certificate and a copy of it.
  • Copy of the applicants identity card or legal representative.

Note:

  • In the case of divorce, the official (custody rule) issued by the Sharia’a courts in the Kingdom of Bahrain must be attached.



Issuing of residence permit - for those with an entry visa over the age of 24

  • Service application form.
  • The original passport of the son/daughter and a copy of it.
  • Copies of the Identity Card of the Bahraini National Guarantor.
  • A copy of the foreign spouses passport.
  • The original marriage certificate and a copy of it.



Issuing a residence for educational authorities

  • Service application form.
  • An original copy of student passport.
  • An Official letter from the university or institute enrolled in.
  • A copy of the applicants identity card or legal representative.



Issuing a work permit

  • Service application form.
  • The applicant’s passport.
  • A copy of the applicants identity card or legal representative.



Establishment of personal sponsorship - delay fees payment for the defaulters (cancellation of residence permit)

  • Service application form.
  • The original passport of workers and a copy of it.
  • A copy of the guarantors ID card, and a copy of the commercial registration.
  • A copy of the applicants card or legal representative.

Note:

  • In the case of a local transfer, an official letter is attached from the new guarantor or the institution to which the transfer is made to.



Cancellation of valid residence

  • Service application form
  • The workers original passport and a copy of it
  • A copy of the ID Card for the guarantor, and a copy of the commercial registration
  • A copy of the applicants card or legal representative



Issuance of a self-sponsorship residence permit with return visa

For retired foreigners

  • Application form
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Valid health insurance certificate issued by the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Copy of lease agreement
  • Certificate proving retirement after working in the government/ private sector (or in one of the GCC countries) for a minimum period of 15 years
  • Bank certificate proving the applicant has a minimum fixed deposit of BD 5000 in the Kingdom. Applicant must submit proof of the continued existence of the deposit every 6 months with a bank/ financial institution licensed to operate in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Applicant must have a legitimate and stable source of income sufficient to support themselves and their dependents
  • Copy of the applicant or authorized person’s Identity Card
  • Certified copy of the title deed or mortgage agreement
  • Copy of the previous residence permit (for new applications)

For foreigners who own a residence in the Kingdom of Bahrain

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Certified copy of the title deed stating that the value of the property owned by the foreigner is a minimum of BD 50,000
  • Valid health insurance certificate issued by the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Application form
  • Bank certificate proving the applicant has a minimum fixed deposit of BD 15,000 in the Kingdom. Applicant must submit proof of the continued existence of the deposit every 6 months with a bank/ financial institution licensed to operate in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Applicant must have a legitimate and stable source of income sufficient to support themselves and their dependents (minimum of BD 500)
  • Copy of the applicant or authorized person’s Identity Card
  • Certified copy of the title deed or mortgage agreement
  • Copy of the previous residence permit (for new applications)

For foreign investors

  • Application form
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Copy of lease agreement
  • Certified copy of the company’s articles of association and Commercial Registration, certifying that the applicant is a partner/ owner of an industrial, commercial, tourism, medical, educational, training, or other company. Applicant’s share must amount to a minimum of BD 100,000
  • Valid health insurance certificate issued by the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Bank certificate proving the applicant has a minimum fixed deposit of BD 15,000 in the Kingdom. Applicant must submit proof of the continued existence of the deposit every 6 months with a bank/ financial institution licensed to operate in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Applicant must have a legitimate and stable source of income sufficient to support themselves and their dependents (minimum of BD 500)
  • Copy of the applicant’s Identity Card
  • Certified copy of the title deed or mortgage agreement
  • Copy of the previous residence permit (for new applications)
  • Copy of the applicant’s share certificate



Renewal of the residence permit of Bahraini married to a foreign wife and their children or the children of a Bahraini wife married to a foreigner

Documents required for the Bahraini citizens’ wife:

  • Service application form.
  • A copy of the husbands identity card.
  • An original marriage certificate and a copy of it.
  • A copy of the applicants identity card or legal representative.
  • A copy of the wife passport.
  • A letter from the employer. (If the employee is a military officer) the husband or legal representative must be present to carry out the service.

The required documents for the Bahraini wife’s children from a foreigner spouse:

  • Service application form.
  • A copy of the original passport of the son/daughter.
  • The passport of the foreign spouse and a copy of it and a copy of the husband’s residence permit.
  • An original marriage certificate and a copy of it.
  • A copy of the wifes and husbands passport.
  • An original copy of birth certificate and a copy of it.
  • Copy of the applicants identity card or legal representative.

Note

  • In the case of divorce, the official (custody) issued by the Sharia’a courts in the Kingdom of Bahrain must be attached.



Renewal of enrolment for visa holders over the age of 24

  • Service application form
  • The original passport of the son/daughter and a copy of it
  • Copies of the Identity Card of the Bahraini National Guarantor
  • A copy of the foreign spouses passport
  • The original marriage certificate and a copy of it



Renewal of the residence of the educational authorities

  • Service application form
  • An original copy of student’s passport
  • An official letter from the university or institute enrolled in it
  • A copy of the applicants identity card or legal representative



Issuance of a travel permit (by the department)

  • Application form
  • Original passport of the father and mother
  • Original marriage certificate
  • A recent and clear 4×6 personal photo (coloured) with a white background. The photo must be attached separately in JPEG format. Its size should not exceed 1MB
  • Original birth certificate


Issuing of residence permit - for those with an entry visa over the age of 24

  • 54 BD



Establishment of personal sponsorship - delay fees payment for the defaulters (cancellation of residence permit)

  • 25 BD



Renewal of enrolment for visa holders over the age of 24

  • 64 BD



Issuing a residence for educational authorities

  • 64 BD



Renewal of the residence of the educational authorities

  • 64 BD



Extension of expired residence permit

  • 5 BD



Renewal of self-sponsorship residence permit with return visa

  • 4 BD , Application Fees
  • 200 BD , Release Fee - 2 years
  • 400 BD , Release Fee - 5 years
  • 600 BD , Release Fee - 10 years



Converting a visitor visa to a self-sponsorship residence permit

  • 60 BD



Issuance of a self-sponsorship residence permit with return visa

  • 4 BD , Application Fees
  • 200 BD , Release Fee - 2 years
  • 400 BD , Release Fee - 5 years
  • 600 BD , Release Fee - 10 years



Residency for the relatives of Bahraini (father, mother, husband or children)

  • 59 BD , Residency issuing fees
  • 64 BD , Residency renewal fees


Issuing a residence for educational authorities

  • 1 Working Day


Issuing a work permit

  • 1 Working Day


Issuing of residency - for Bahraini foreign wife and Bahraini children married to a foreigner and ministries

  • 1 Working Day


Issuing of residence permit - for those with an entry visa over the age of 24

  • 1 Working Day


Extension of expired residence permit

  • 1 Working Day


Issuance of a travel permit (by the department)

  • 10 Working Days


Issuance of a self-sponsorship residence permit with return visa

  • 1 Working Day


Renewal of self-sponsorship residence permit with return visa

  • 1 Working Day


Converting a visitor visa to a self-sponsorship residence permit

  • 1 Working Day


Cancellation of valid residence

  • 1 Working Day


Establishment of personal sponsorship - delay fees payment for the defaulters (cancellation of residence permit)

  • 1 Working Day


Renewal of the residence permit of Bahraini married to a foreign wife and their children or the children of a Bahraini wife married to a foreigner

  • 1 Working Day


Renewal of enrolment for visa holders over the age of 24

  • 1 Working Day


Renewal of the residence of the educational authorities

  • 1 Working Day


Residency for the relatives of Bahraini (father, mother, husband or children)

  • 1 Working Day

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