Thursday 30 November, 2023

Golden Residency for Foreign Residents in Bahrain (Employees/Retirees)

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Description of Service

Golden Residency issuance service is provided for foreign residents in Bahrain (employees/retirees), within applicable rules and regulations of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Required Terms of the Service

  • For employees, applicant must be a resident in Bahrain for at least 5 years with an average salary of 2000 BHD
  • For retirees, pension must be at least 4000 BHD
  • Application must be submitted by a guarantor or an authorized person
  • Each application must be submitted separately, along with all relevant documents


Service Channels

Processing Time

  • 5 working days

Required Documents

  • Clear copy of salary certificate ( minimum 2000 BHD )
  • Clear copy of valid medical insurance certificate issued in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Clear copy of previous residence permit ( if applicable )
  • Clear copy of applicant's 6-month bank statement


  • Non-refundable application fee 4 BHD
  • 10 years golden residency fee 300 BHD


The Golden Residency can be renewed for the same duration and fees if all conditions are met