Thursday 25 July, 2024

Retaining Original Nationality

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Service Description

This service is available to Bahraini citizens who hold dual nationality

Required Terms of the Service

  •  Applicant or legal representative must be located inside the Kingdom of Bahrain to submit the application online

Required documents 

  • 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
  • Copies of the Bahraini and foreign passports
  • 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 of which the applicant holds nationality, stating the date of obtaining it and how it was obtained
  • Original and copy of the birth certificate


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

Service Channels


  • Free-of-charge