Travel Permits

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Issuance of travel permits

Description of Service:

This service is limited to Bahraini citizens only at the following conditions:

• Children of citizens born outside the Kingdom.
• In case of the passport's loss or theft outside the Kingdom.

Required Terms of Service:

• The father or his legal representative must be present to implement the service.
• Issuing a report about the theft or loss at the (state concerned) with ratification from the embassy of Bahrain.

Required Documents:

For foreign-born
• Filled and signed service request form.
• Recent front view color photograph size 4x6 with a white background.
• The original and a copy of birth certificate (Apostilled from the FCO).
• Original & copies of the father and mother ID.
• The original marriage certificate and a copy of it.
• A copy of the father/mother death certificates in case any of the parents are deceased.

For loss or theft abroad
• Filled and signed service request form.
• Recent front view color photograph size 4x6 with a white background.
• Original copy of the report issued from the nearest police station at the city of residence.

1. Go to the nearest embassy or consulate to submit the request for issuing of a travel permit, making sure to provide the aforementioned required documents.
2. If you are out of London, then please call the Consular Section on
3. You can apply for a travel permit (also known as Laissez-Passer) if your passport was lost or stolen abroad by sending an email with the below required documents to (+44) 0207 201 9170, and if it is an emergency then please call the Follow-up Office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on (+973)17227555.

Important Notice:
• Please note that this document can only be used once to go back to Bahrain only. This is a temporary document that is valid only for one month from the date of issuance.
• In addition, note that border staff will keep your travel permit when you arrive to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

  • Embassies

  • Find a Kingdom of Bahrain embassy:

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  • *Ministry of Foreign Affairs' is responsible for coordinating and implementing all matters related to the nation's foreign policy, Bahrain's relations with other countries and international organizations, and to protecting the interests of Bahraini citizens abroad.


    Telephone: (+44) 0207 201 9170
    Fax: (+44) 0207 201 9183