Tuesday 21 March, 2023

Citizenship for a Bahraini’s wife

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Description of Service: 

Application to obtain the Bahraini nationality for a non-Bahraini woman married to a Bahraini.  

Terms and Conditions:

  • Married to a Bahraini citizen
  • Wife (applicant) should be present in person with her husband at the time of Interview, and bring all the original documents.
  • Wife should have a valid Bahraini Residence at the time of application. 

Documents Required:

  • Application form for Bahraini citizenship services.
  • Copy of wife’s passport.
  • Copy of husband and children’s passports.
  • Copy of wife, husband and children’s identity cards.
  • Copy of wife’s certified and notarized birth certificate.
  • Copy of children’s birth certificates.
  • Copy of the marriage certificate (in case the marriage certificate was issued abroad, “affidavit conjugal” is required from the legal courts of Bahrain is to be presented with the original foreign marriage certificate).
  • In case the name of the wife is written in the passport in a dual or triple form, an Official certificate should be presented to prove the wife’s full name.
  • Copy of the nationality certificate of the wife.
  • Copy of the current Bahraini residence license of the wife.
  • Copy of the first passport was entering Kingdom of Bahrain. 


  • Apply via Nationality, Passports & Residence Affairs website (Nationality Directorate).
  • Fill in the application form and attach the documents required.