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If a friend or a relative dies while abroad, your nearest consulate will be ready to help you with the procedures involved in registering the death and shipping the body home.

  1. It is essential that you register the death in the country where the person dies. This can usually be done through the Ministry of Health of the country of residence, however make sure to call us if you are confused as to where to do this.
  2. Once you have obtained the death certificate be sure to get it ratified at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the death had occurred. Once you have done so, get it ratified by your closest Bahraini mission.
  3. At this point we will be able to help you find the best possible route of getting the body back home, and inform you about any costs this might entail.

Throughout this process please do call your nearest consulate if you have any query or need any assistance. We will be available to support you as best as we can.

The Consular Department issues transit and landing permits of governmental aircraft for the royal flight and air transportation for which the Bahrain Defense Force is responsible.

The department also issues transit and landing permits for governmental and military aircrafts of other countries when crossing airspace of the Kingdom of Bahrain, or landing in its airports.

The Consular Department also follows up the issuance of permits to millenarian and governmental vessels wishing to visit the Kingdom and berthed in Mina Salman port through the coordination with the customs, ports, free zones and Bahrain Defense Force.


  • H.E. The Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa



  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    P.O. Box 547
    Government Road
    Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

    7:30 AM - 2:15 PM

    Operation Office:
    24 Hours

    Telephone: +973-17227555

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