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We are committed to ensuring that the eGovernment Portal is accessible and easy to use to all users, if you have encountered any problems while using our portal please use the contact us form to send your comments, problems or suggestions and we will be glad to reply back as soon as possible.

Supported Browsers

This portal is 100% compatible with Internet Explorer version 6.0 and above, and mostly compatible with Firefox, Netscape, Opera and major other web browsers.

We highly recommend that you upgrade your web browser as far as your computer allows. Later versions of browsers often have higher levels of security and better functions.

Get more details on latest browser versions if you are using one of following:

Standards Adopted

We are committed to making eGovernment Portal accessible according to the standards set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). As we make improvements to our portal, we ensure that such improvements conform to these accessibility standards to the greatest extent possible. Apart from W3C standards, we have defined the Common Style Sheet (CSS) standards drawn from the leading global practices and standards to improve the accessibility features on the Portal. To safeguard sensitive data, the electronic storage and transmission of such data will be secured with appropriate security technologies. We are working towards a comprehensive Information Security Management System complying with ISO 27001 standards.

Video Call Service for the Hearing Impaired via the National Contact Center

Hearing impaired members can use this option to communicate with our qualified sign language experts to use eGovernment services through live conversations via video calls or Skype, by using a computer or a smart device. Immediate response is available every day (except Friday) from 8:00 AM till 4:00 PM, (GMT +3h).

PDF files

PDF stands for Portable Document Format, it has been developed by Adobe for the distribution of electronic documents in a format that retains the exact look of the source material and it’s a very popular and convenient way to put existing documents on websites, It is commonly used for government publications, reports, leaflets and forms.

To view PDF documents available on this portal. You can download Acrobat Reader Software from Adobe website (free) and install it in your computer.

Alternatively you can use the link below to convert the PDF document to HTML or text format without any installation of software on your computer.

How to Change Text Size

You can click on the Text Size option near the language switch link (top of the page).

We have designed bahrain.bh compatible with most of the popular browsers which include functionalities that allow you to increase or decrease the text on a web page, and to zoom in or zoom out the page, for example:

Internet Explorer

  • In latest versions, from the Page menu, select Text Size > Larger or Largest
  • Or you can select Zoom > Zoom In
  • In older versions, from the View menu, select Text Size > Larger or Largest

Firefox
In the View menu, select Zoom. View > Zoom > Zoom In

Chrome
In the Page menu, select Zoom > Larger

Netscape
In the View menu, select Text Size > Increase

Opera
In the View menu, select Zoom > %

Safari
In the View menu, select Make Text Bigger.

JavaScript

JavaScript must be enabled in your web browser so you can use our portal properly. You can follow the link below to see how to enable Java in your web browser.


Screen Reader Access

Visual impaired users can access information available in this portal by using screen readers, here are some free screen readers software which can be downloaded and used:

Arabic Text

If you have encountered any problems with viewing/inputting Arabic texts in this portal, then this might be due to the unavailability of Arabic language support in your operating system. You can visit the following links to get detailed instructions on how to enable Arabic support and keyboards for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.


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