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Request for Bahraini nationality for a Bahraini’s wife

Description of Service: 

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

Terms and Conditions:

  • The wife should be present in person with her husband to apply at the Nationality Directorate.
  • The wife should have a valid residence permit at the time of submitting the application.

Documents Required:

  • Original & copy of the applicant’s passport.
  • Original & copy of the passport of the applicant’s husband.
  • Original & copy of the applicant's IDs (including the IDs of her husband and children).
  • Original & copy of the applicant's authenticated birth certificate (if was issued abroad).
  • Original & copies of the children’s birth certificates.
  • Original & copy of a notarised marriage certificate (if it was issued abroad).
  • Two recent photos of the applicant.
  • Photo of  the applicant's husband.
  • In case the name of the applicant is written in the passport in a dual or triple form, an official certificate should be submitted to prove the wife’s full Name.
  • Original & copy of the applicant’s nationality certificate.
  • Original & copy of the passport on which the applicant entered Bahrain.


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


Fees Free

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