The British Embassy in Manama maintains and develops relations between the UK and Bahrain.
Visits to the British Embassy in Manama
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Embassy is closed to visitors. There have been some recent updates on the entry requirements to Bahrain. Please read the updated Travel Advice before you travel to Bahrain.
With immediate affect we will no longer be offering notarial & document services. We have been working hard to provide a normal level of service to our customers but with the ever changing developments of COVID-19 we have to make adjustments to our services for the safety of both customers and staff.
If you would like to speak to a consular representative, or if you think you have an urgent need for a notarial service, please call 17574100, choose option 1 for English followed by option 2 for consular. Alternatively, you can contact us online.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
Our staff are working remotely as our building is closed. When calling, you may therefore hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British National’ to speak to an officer.
If you’re in Bahrain and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +973 17574100.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
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
Visa International Enquiry Service https://www.gov.uk/contact-ukvi-outside-uk
As a result of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Embassy is closed to visitors. If you would like to speak to a consular representative, please call 17574100, choose option 1 for English followed by option 2 for consular. Alternatively, you can contact us online using our consular contact form. There have been some recent updates on the entry requirements to Bahrain. Please read the updated Travel Advice before you travel to Bahrain at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/bahrain
Contact form for consular enquiries:
Sunday to Thursday, 04:30am to 1130am GMT
Sunday to Thursday, 07:30 to 02:30pm Local Time
Consular counter hours: Sunday and Tuesday: 08:00 to 10:00am. You will need to make an appointment in advance for all routine notarial and documentary services.