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Self-Sponsorship Residence Permit

Service Description:

Self-Sponsorship Residence Permit (Issue/Renewal) can be issued to the foreigner retirees, property owners and investor. This service is done in accordance to the rules and regulations of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Service request channel:

Required Documents:

  • The retired foreigner:
    • A clear copy of the applicant passport valid for more than 6 months. (Family Page and any additional information page).
    • A copy of the applicant's ID.
    • A clear copy of the Certificate of good conduct.(for new applicants only)
    • A clear copy of the tenancy agreement and the electric bill. 
    • A clear copy of the retirement Certificate issued by employer in the kingdom or the GCC countries. In addition, the period of work should not be less than 15 years.
    • A clear copy of the Health insurance certificate for the applicant.
    • The applicant must have a source of sufficient income to support himself and his dependents, five hundred Bahraini Dinars (500 BD) per month or above
    • A copy of the applicant's ID or the authorized person submitting the application.
    • A clear copy of the previous Residence Permit.(for new applications only)
    • A clear copy of the applicant's bank statement for six months.

  • The foreign property owner in Bahrain:
    • A clear copy of the applicant passport valid for more than 6 months. (Family Page and any additional information page).
    • A copy of the applicant's ID.
    • A clear copy of the Certificate of good conduct.(for new applicants only)
    • A clear certified copy of the property deed stating that value of the property owned by the expat, the property value should not be less than (50,000 BD).
    • A clear copy of the Health insurance certificate for the applicant.
    • The applicant must have a source of sufficient income to support himself and his dependents, five hundred Bahraini Dinars (500 BD) per month or above.
    • A clear copy of the bank statement for six months.
    • A copy of the applicant's ID or the authorized person submitting the application.
    • A clear copy of the previous Residence Permit if available. .(for new applicants only)
    • A clear copy of the electric bill.


  • The Foreign Investor:
    • A clear copy of the applicant passport valid for more than 6 months. (Family Page and any additional information page).
    • A copy of the applicant's ID.
    • A clear copy of the Certificate of good conduct.(for new applicants only)
    • A clear copy of the tenancy agreement and the electric bill. 
    • A certified copy of the company’s articles of association showing the applicant share which must be one hundred thousand Bahraini Dinars (100,000 BD) or above.
    • A clear copy of the valid commercial registration (CR) of the company.
    • A clear copy of the Health insurance certificate for the applicant.
    • The applicant must have a source of sufficient income to support himself and his dependents, five hundred Bahraini Dinars (500 BD) per month or above.
    • A clear copy of the bank statement for six months.
    • A clear copy of the audited bank statement for the company.(for renewal)
    • A copy of the applicant's ID or the authorized person submitting the application.
    • A clear copy of the previous Residence Permit if available.(for new applicants only)

Procedures:


Fees:

2 years 200 BD
5 years 400 BD
10 years 600 BD
Additional fee case transferring from visit 60 BD
Application fee (non refundable) 4 BD

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