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Issuance of work permits to domestic workers and equivalents

Description of Service:

Domestic help working for Bahraini citizens, or expat residents or citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries living in Bahrain, are issued a resident permit for two years. Renewals are subject to the rules and regulations according to the labor and NPRA laws.

Required Terms of Service:

  • The guarantor or his legal representative must be present to the service.
  • Applications must be separated in case of having more than one application and each request must have its own documents attached.
  • The worker must pass medical examinations in certified health center in his/her country ( Click here to check the worker's health status )

Required Documents:

  • Service request form.
  • The original passport and of the domestic help.
  • Medical examination of the domestic help issued by Ministry of Health.
  • A clear copy of the guarantor' National ID.
  • A copy of the applicant’s ID card or National ID.


  • Go to Nationality, Passport & Residence Affairs, make sure to provide the required documents and follow the submission procedures. 
  • Fill out the application form and wait for your service number on the screen.
  • Go to the concerned employee to submit the required documents and follow up number.
  • Pay the fees and receive your receipt. 


residence permit issuance including re entry visa fee : 34 BD

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