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Apostille information in Bahrain

Designated competent authority(ies) to issue an apostille in Bahrain:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Authentication (Apostille) 
An Apostille is a certificate issued by a designated authority in a country where the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalization of Foreign Public Documents, Apostille Convention, is in force. 

Apostilles authenticate the seals and signatures of officials on public documents such as birth certificates, notarials, court orders, or any other document issued by a public authority, so that they can be recognized in foreign countries that are parties to the Convention. In Kingdom of Bahrain, Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the only designated Competent Authorities to issue Apostilles. 

Apostille Certificate fee is BD 20.

Click here of the list of countries accepting Apostille. 

1. Legalization Office at Manama Center 
Sunday – Thursday, from 8:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. 

2. Legalization Office at Labour Market Regulatory Authority 
Sunday – Thursday, from 8:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. 


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



General Website


+973 17212603

Useful Links

Consular Services, Legalization section (click here)

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