Thursday 22 February, 2024

Reclaiming Original Nationality

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Service Description

This service is available for Bahraini citizens who wish to reclaim their original citizenship

 Required Terms of the Service

  • Applicant or legal representative must be located inside the Kingdom of Bahrain to submit the application online
  • Original citizenship is forfeited upon acquiring Bahraini citizenship

Documents Required

  •  Application form for permission to implement Law No. 21 of 2014
  •  Letter addressed to His Excellency the Minister of Interior, stating the type of request and the reasons for it
  •  Copy of the Bahraini passport
  •  Copy of a valid ID card
  •  Clear copy of a certified marriage certificate issued by the legal courts of Bahrain or any other country
  •  Newly issued employment certificate
  •  Certificate issued by the state from which nationality is reclaimed


  • Apply through NPRA official website
  • Select the required department and type of service.
  • Attach required documents
  • Submit your application, and receive application number by email

Service channels


  •       Free-of-charge