Service Directory

Request for the Issuance of an Identity Card

This service is provided by the Information and e-Government Authority to individuals requesting to issue an ID card for children under the age of ten, or for domestic workers or non Bahrainis registered in LMRA

Service Conditions

Issuance of an ID card for children under the age of 10

  • Issuance of a passport for the newborn

Prerequisites for the worker registered with the Labor Market Regulatory Authority

  • Worker must be non-Bahraini
  • Worker must be registered in Labor Market Regulatory Authority system
  • Worker must be listed under same unit number or commercial register of the (customer) in the case of the private agent only
  • Worker must be present in Bahrain
  • Worker have a personal number
  • Worker have a valid residence permit as per the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs Regulations

Domestic Workers

  • To have a personal number
  • To be in Bahrain
  • That the person belongs to the category of domestic workers
  • Valid residence as in the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs Regulations

Customer prerequisites

  • Customer must be registered in the population registry system (general secretariat)
  • Customer must be registered in the population registry system under the same unit number or commercial registry of the worker (special clearance)
  • Customer should be Bahraini and listed under the same unit number or commercial register of the worker
  • Customer must be owner of the commercial register, even if he is not Bahraini
  • Customer is not suspended from carrying out the task of clearing the identity card
  • Book an appointment through the electronic appointment system

Note

  • While using the eService, If some specific requirements are not met, a message will be displayed with the required document to be attached within the application.

Required Attachments

  • Personal photo

While using the eService, If some specific requirements are not met, a message will be displayed with the required document to be attached within the application, documents are the following

  • Declaration of residence
  • A copy of the identity card of the owner of the residence (front and back)
  • A marriage contract certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and an equivalency from the Ministry of Justice for non-Bahrainis
  • A copy of the spouse’s identity card (front and back)
  • Copy of the wife’s identity card (front and back)
  • Birth certificate
  • Attach custody or custody agreement

Legal Regulations

  • Resolution No. (16) for the year 2011 on amending certain provisions from Decree No. (1) for the year 2007 regarding the executive regulations of the Identity Card Law No. 46 of 2006

Fees

  • 2 BD : Bahraini
  • 10 BD : Non Bahraini
  • Note : 50% discount fee applies to Bahrainis over 60 years old

Payment Methods

  • Credit Card
  • Cash (TAM Kiosk)

Process Time

  • 3 Working Days
  • 1 Hour

Service Provider

Information & eGovernment Authority

Service Processes

  • Log in to the e-service
  • Fill out the required details and attach a personal photo and additional documents (if necessary)
  • Pay the service fee online and submit the application
  • Processing of the request by the relevant employee and issuance of the card
  • Delivery of the card to the specified residential address via Bahrain Post

  • Book an appointment via the online service
  • Go to the front offices at the time of the appointment
  • Show the required documents (if necessary) to the concerned employee
  • Verify that the requirements are met through the electronic system
  • Pay the service fee
  • Processing the application, printing the identity card, activating it and delivering it to the applicant

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