Thursday 25 July, 2024

Replacement of Passport Abroad

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Description of Service

Citizens living abroad have the opportunity to renew their expired passports through this service

Required Terms of the Service

  • Applications must be submitted in person or by an authorized person
  • Provide a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that includes the applicant's information
  • Passport must not be lost or damaged
  • Submit all required documents
  • Book an appointment through the Mwaeid application 


  • Visit NPRA service center, provide required document
  • Provide a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs containing the applicant’s information 
  • Fill the application form and wait for your signed service number
  • Submit all required documents
  • Pay the fees and receive the receipt 
  • When your passport is ready, you will receive an SMS notification to collect it from the assigned service center.

Required Documents

authorized person personal attendance 

Service Channels

  • Authorized person personal attendance (Muharraq Security Complex - Isa Town branch)

Processing Time

  • 10 working days


  • ePassport first-time issue: 12 BHD (individuals above 60 years 6 BHD)
  • ePassport renewal: 15 BHD (individuals above 60 years 7.5 BHD)


  • Passport renewal services are available at Bahrain's consulates and embassies worldwide
  • Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for more information (processing times may vary)