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Student Residence Permit

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Description of Service

A residence permit can be issued or renewed for a period of 5 years for students enrolled in local universities or institutes, and for a period of one year for students enrolled in universities or institutes abroad, 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
  • The applicant must be located inside the Kingdom of Bahrain to submit the application


  • Apply through any of the service channels
  • Pay the application fee(s) and get the receipt

Service Channels

Processing Time

  • 1 working day

Required Documents

  • Application form
  • Copy of the applicant's passport, valid for more than 6 months
  • Clear copy of the applicant's or legal representative's ID card


  • Applying fees 4 BHD Non-refundable
  • Issuance of residence permit fee 60 BHD
  • Renewal of residence permit fee 60 BHD


  • If the residence permit is issued, residents are not allowed to engage in any form of work, whether paid or unpaid, during their visit