What are the documents needed for a family work permit (dependants)?
Posted on 01 June 2014 01:41 PM

Required Documents

Required documentSpecial Considerations
Identity Card of the authorised applicant Copy
Dependant’s passport


The passport should have all the information and alterations or updates, as well as the page that states the father or spouse’s name (where applicable). The passport must be valid for at least 6 months, but it is highly recommended to have it valid for at least 2 years before applying

Dependants’ birth certificate (in Arabic or English)


The certificate should be notarised by the embassy of the employee’s country in Bahrain and by the Ministry of foreign affairs of Bahrain (MOFA)

Passport of the employee wife



Employee’s Identity Card, if available  
Marriage certificate in Arabic or English


The certificate should be ratified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the employee’s country and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the employee’s country (applicable to Arab nationalities; this includes non-Arab nationals if the husband’s name in the wife’s passport is not mentioned)

For children accompanying their working mother: No objection letter from the dependant’s father or divorce certificate and a statement proving the mother’s custody of the dependants or death certificate if the father is dead


The letter or certificate should be ratified by the employee’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Kingdom’s Embassy in native country, where applicable

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