Thursday 22 February, 2024

Self-sponsorship Residence Permit and Re-entry Visa (Retired Foreigner)

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Description of Service

Retired Foreigner can issue or renew self-sponsorship residence permit for durations of 2, 5, or 10 years, within the applicable rules and regulations of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Required Terms of the Service

  •  The application must be submitted by a guarantor or an authorized person
  •  Each application must be submitted separately, along with all relevant documents


  • Apply through eVisa official website
  • Pay the application fee(s) and get the receipt

Service Channels

Processing Time

  • 40 working days

Required Documents

  •  Application form
  •  Copy of the applicant's passport, valid for more than 6 months
  •  Clear copy of the applicant's ID
  •  Certificate of good conduct
  •  Clear copy of the rental lease contract
  •  Clear copy of the certification of retirement from the government/private sector or from a GCC country for a period of not less than 15 years
  •  Valid medical insurance certificate issued in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  •  Bank statement showing a minimum fixed deposit of 5,000 BHD, to be maintained in Bahraini banks every six months
  •  Evidence of a stable income of 500 BHD or more
  •  Clear copy of the applicant's or legal representative's ID card
  •  Copy of previous residence permit


  •  Application fee 4 BHD Non-refundable
  •  2 years residence permit fee 200 BHD
  •  5 years residence permit fee 400 BHD
  •  10 years residence permit fee 600 BHD