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Issuing ID Card Service

This service is provided by the Information & eGovernment Authority to Individuals requesting to issue Identity Cards for children under the age of ten years old.

Application

Online

Fees
  • BD 2 for Bahrainis
  • BD 10 for Non-Bahrainis
Estimated time

3 working days to receive the card

Prerequisite 
  • Issue Passport

This service is provided by the Information and eGovernment Authority to Individuals Bahraini's and Non-Bahraini's requesting Replacing Lost or Damaged Identity Card.

Application

  • Online
  • Personal

Fees
4 Dinars

Estimated time
  • 3 working days online
  • 1-hour personal attendance
  Prerequisite
  • A Valid ID card (Not Expired).
  • A Valid Bahraini Passport (Not Expired).
  • In Case of travel, a parent can a come and apply to request Replace Lost or Damaged Identity Card.
  • In Case a general clearance agent or a related individual is applying, a letter of authorization by the applicant should be presented along with a valid passport.

This service is provided by the Information and eGovernment Authority to Issue Or Renew Identity card/ Replace Lost or Damaged ID Card for the Non- Bahraini whom not registered at LMRA.

Application 

  • Personal
  • Online

Fees

10 Dinars

Estimated time
  • 3 working days online
  • 1-hour personal attendance

Prerequisite
Prerequisite for the applicant
  • The applicant must be registered in the Population Registry System (General Clearance)
  • The applicant must be registered in the Population Registration System under the same unit number or commercial register of the worker (special Clearance)
  • The applicant must be a Bahraini citizen and be listed under the same unit number or commercial register of the worker, even if not registered in the Population Registry System
  • The applicant must be the owner of the commercial register, if not a Bahraini national.
  • The applicant is not suspended from practicing the card clearance profession
  • Book an appointment online
Prerequisite for the worker
  • The worker shall be non-Bahraini
  • The worker must be registered in the LMRA system
  • The worker shall be listed under the same unit number or commercial register of the customer (s) in the case of the special agent only

This service is provided by the Information and eGovernment Authority to Book an appointment to Issue, renew or replace lost or damaged Identity Card and enquire about booked appointment or cancel it.

Application 
Online

Estimated time
One Business day

This service is provided by the Information & eGovernment Authority to Individuals to issue, renew, replace a lost or damaged Identity Card for domestic workers.

Application 
Online

Fees
10 Dinars 
Estimated time

3 Working Days

Prerequisite 

  • Has an Identity number.
  • Individuals are doemstic workers.
  • A valid stay as in Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs system.

This service is provided by the Information and eGovernment Authority to Individuals requesting to issue a new Identity Card, or those who are aged 10 years and above.

Application

  • Personal
  • Online
Fees
2 Dinars

Estimated time
  • 3 working days online
  • 1-hour personal attendance
Prerequisite
  • The identity card should be expired or valid for one month.
  • Have a valid Bahraini passport.
  • In Case of travel, the parent can apply to renew the Identity Card.
  • In Case a general clearance individual or an acquaintance, an authorization letter is required from the applicant with the original valid passport of the applicant.

This service is provided by the Information & eGovernment Authority to Bahraini individuals to issue a new ID card.


Application

  • Personal

Fees2 Dinars

Estimated time
  • 1-hour personal attendance

Prerequisite
  • Book an appointment online
  • A valid Passport

This service is provided by the Information and eGovernment Authority to check the status of their application.

Application Online

Estimated timeOne Business day

PrerequisiteThe applicant had a previous request

ApplicationPersonal

Estimated TimeOne Hour


Conditions for obtaining the ID card

  • Accommodation in the Kingdom of Bahrain must be verified.
  • The applicant must own a house or a property in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • The applicant must be an investor in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Female applicants must be married to a Bahraini citizen.
  • Male applicants must be married to a Bahraini citizen or her children.
  • The applicant must be employed or studying in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Those who do not meet the above conditions, the data of the GCC ID card issued by their country can be activated:
If an applicant owns a rental address and does not reside in Bahrain, however frequently visits the country. Data of the GCC ID can be activated at the Identity Card Centers and ID holders will be capable of using their GCC cards inside the Kingdom with the same benefits as the Bahraini ID cards.