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Self Sponsorship Residence Permit

Service Description:

Self Sponsorship Residence Permit is issued to the foreign retirees,   foreign property owners and the foreign investor.  Self Sponsorship is governed by rules and regulations according to the law.

The required terms to obtain the service:

  1. Applicant must attend in person or through his legal representative to implement the service.
  2. Applicant must not be working in governmental or private sectors of the Kingdom.  
  3. Applications must be separated in case of having more than one application and each request must have its own documents. 
  4. In case of residence cancellation, a grace period is to be given not to exceed three months from date of issuing.

Required Documents:

1. The retired foreign:
  • Service request form.
  • A clear copy of the passport.
  • A clear copy of the ID.
  • Certificate of good conduct & behavior.
  • Copy of the tenancy agreement. 
  • Retirement Certificate issued by employer weather in the kingdom or in only the GCC countries. And the period of work should not be less than 15 years.
  • A valid certificate of health insurance
  • The applicant must have a source of income sufficient enough to support himself and his dependents.
  • A copy of the applicant’s ID or his legal representative.


2. The  foreigner who has an owner of a property in Bahrain:
  • Service request form.
  • A clear copy of passport.
  • A clear copy of ID.
  • Certificate of good conduct deed. 
  • A certified copy of the property stating that value of the property owned by the expat (in his name).   The property value should not be less than 50.000 BD.
  • A valid certificate of health insurance issued from the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • The applicant must have a source of income sufficient enough to support himself and his dependents not to be less than five hundred Bahraini Dinars (500 BD) per month.
  • A copy of the applicant's card or his legal representative
  • The owned residence property must be located in touristic zone. For example Al Juffair, Amwaj, Riffa Views, Busaiteen, Abraj Allulu, AlAreen, etc…

3. The Foreign Investor:
  • Service request form.
  • A clear copy of passport.
  • A clear copy of ID.
  • Certificate of good conduct & behavior.
  • A copy of the tenancy agreement. 
  • A certified copy of the company's memorandum of association and his share must not be not less than one hundred thousand Bahraini Dinars 100.000 BD 
  • A valid certificate of health insurance issued from the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • The applicant must have a source of income sufficient enough to support himself and his dependents not less than five hundred Bahraini Dinars (500 BD) per month.
  • A copy of the applicant's card or his legal representative.

Procedures:

  • Submit the request of Self Sponsorship Residence Permit renewal before 6 month of its expiry.
  • Go to Nationality, Passport & Residence Affairs, make sure to provide the required documents and follow the submission procedures. 
  • Fill out the application form and wait to be summoned.
  • Go to the concerned employee to submit the required documents.
  • Pay the fees and receive the receipt.

Fees:

Additional fee in case transferring from visit. BD. 60
Request Fee   BD. 204

Electronic Form

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