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Request for surrender of foreign nationality

Service description:
This service is offered to Bahraini citizens who obtained a foreign nationality and want to surrender it.
Terms of Service:
·         The applicant must present himself in person or apply through his legal representative.
Documents Required:
·         A letter addressed to HE the Minister of Interior stating the type of request and the reasons for making it.
·         Original & copy of the Bahraini passport.
·         Original and copy of the valid ID card.
·         Original and copy of the Bahraini marriage certificate. In the event of submitting a foreign marriage certificate, it must be notarised by the authorities concerned in Bahrain.
·         A newly-issued employment certificate.
·         A certificate issued by the state of which the applicant is seeking to surrender the nationality, stating the processing of the application.
·         Original and copy of the birth certificate.
·         A power of attorney for proceedings in case the applicant is not attending personally.
·         Apply to the Nationality, Passports & Residence Affairs (Nationality Directorate).
·         Fill in the application form and attach the documents required.


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