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.

You can access UK government services while in Bahrain.

Urgent assistance

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

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • 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.

Consular fees

See the full list of consular fees in Bahrain.

Our people

Simon Martin CMG

Simon Martin CMG

British Ambassador to Bahrain

Contact us

British Embassy Manama, main contact

British Embassy
21 Government Avenue
Manama 306

P O Box 114 Manama

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.

Access and opening times