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Bahrain STEP BY STEP LEGALISATION PROCESS

01 01

Document Certification

Your documents will be certified by a UK Solicitor/Notary Public. (Not all documents require certification. See List of documents)

02 02

Apostille Stamp

Presented to the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to obtain the Apostille stamp

03 03

Embassy Submission

Your document will be submitted to the Bahraini Embassy in order to obtain the consular stamp

We will require the following supporting documents when submitting your documents:
1. Photocopy of your valid passport.

SELECT YOUR SERVICE

PUBLIC

Solicitor certification not required

£160

5 - 6 Working Days

PERSONAL

Solicitor certification included

£170

5 - 6 Working Days

COMMERCIAL

Solicitor certification included

POA

5 - 6 Working Days

PUBLIC

Solicitor certification not required

£270

1 -2 WORKING DAYS

PERSONAL

Solicitor certification included

£280

1 -2 WORKING DAYS

COMMERCIAL

Solicitor certification included

POA

1 -2 WORKING DAYS

Documents issued from UK Crown Dependencies and UK Overseas territories:
UK Crown Dependencies (Documents issued from UK Crown Dependencies and UK Overseas territories: UK Crown Dependencies (CD) includes Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey UK Overseas territories (OT) includes Anguilla, Bermuda​, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands (BVI), Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena and Dependencies, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands.

If your document is from one of the UK Crown Dependencies or British Overseas territories mentioned above, we will notarise your document by a UK Notary Public, which will incur an additional fee. The Hague Convention extends to Crown Dependencies (CD) and Overseas Territories (OT). Each CD or OT can issue their own apostilles. Documents with apostilles affixed from UK Crown Dependencies or Overseas Territories will still require a UK FCDO Apostille stamp to be accepted for embassy legalisation.

what does bahrain embassy legalisation look like?

Certification by a UK Solicitor

FCDO Apostille Stamp

Bahraini embassy consular stamp

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT bahrain LEGALISATION

Legalisation is the process of authenticating that a UK document is genuine. This process is required when using UK documents abroad as many countries do not accept foreign documents without legalisation.

An example of where you will be asked to have your documents legalised is for employment purposes; employers will require your Bachelor’s degree, for example, to complete the employment process.

No, Bahrain is not party to the Hague Convention. This will mean that your UK documents will require legalisation by the Embassy of Bahrain in London.

On average, the legalisation process for Bahrain takes 6 working days. This is inclusive of the certification and FCDO Apostille steps. Alternatively, the express service can provide you with your documents in 2 working days.

No, legalised documents do not expire and are therefore valid indefinitely.

Yes, documents can be attested by yourself, however documents submitted to FCDO by individuals will have a longer turnaround time compared to registered businesses, who are prioritised.

Document legalisation is generally of three steps:

1. Certification – this is carried out by a solicitor, notary public or a recognised official
2. Apostille – this is issued by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
3. Legalisation – the final step is to have the Embassy of Bahrain attest the document with their consular stamp

Guide to bahrain EMBASSY LEGALISATION

bahrain EMBASSY LEGALISATION

Whether you have found a new job or looking to move abroad to Bahrain, our dedicated team are at your disposal to assist you legalise your documents by the Bahraini embassy. We ensure your documents issued in the UK are accepted and duly attested by the Bahraini authorities. Submission and collection will be made by our specialists, so you can get on with preparing for your move. Aspire Attestation will take care of the embassy legalisation service. Our experts ensure specific procedures are followed to guarantee your documents are prepared on time.

WE OFFER A F.A.S.T SERVICE

Free UK Delivery

Free UK Delivery

Special delivery for all embassy legalised documents back to your UK address. For international deliveries, we use DHL.

Attest True Copies

Attest True Copies

We can attest your documents as true copies without compromising your original documents.

Secure Documents

Secure Documents

Strict protocols are followed to ensure your original documents are handled safely and securely.

Track Documents

Track Documents

We can update you throughout the process, either via email, WhatsApp or both.