British Ambassador to Bahrain
We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Bahrain. The British Embassy in Manama provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Bahrain.
We develop and maintain political, economic and defence relations between Bahrain and the UK.
If you’re in Bahrain and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +973 17574100. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Bahrain, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
- are over 16 years old and
- are a British citizen and
- have previously owned a British passport
- over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
- not a British citizen or
- applying for a child under 16 years old
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British Embassy Manama.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We offer some notarial services, including administer an affirmation or affidavit, witness a signature and make a certified copy of some UK documents. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
British Embassy Manama, main contact
21 Government Avenue
P O Box 114 Manama
Telephone + 973 17574100
Fax (Programme / Political Affairs) +973 17574161
Fax (UK Trade and Investment) +973 17574101
Fax (Consular/Corporate Services) +973 17574101
Fax (Press and Public Affairs) +973 17574101
Visa International Enquiry Service https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi-outside-uk
Consular enquires BahrainConsularEnquires@fco.gov.uk
Sunday to Thursday, 04:30am to 1130am GMT
Sunday to Thursday, 07:30 to 02:30pm Local Time
Consular counter hours: Sunday and Thursday: 08:00 to 10:00am. You will need to make an appointment in advance for all routine notarial and documentary services.