Visa Procedure 

The Embassy has stopped issuing Manual Visas with effect from 31 January, 2021. Thereafter, starting  01 February 2021 for all categories of visa applicants, only Online Visa Applications would be entertained through the Government of Pakistan’s Online Visa Portal, at the following URL; https://visa.nadra.gov.pk/

 

Diplomatic / Official (Gratis) Visas

Diplomats and Officials can either apply for Gratis Visa through the Embassy or avail e-Visa facility upon payment of processing fee.
To apply for a Gratis Visa, diplomat / official needs to visit the website https://visa.nadra.gov.pk and after selecting the visa category “Official/Diplomat Visas”, applicant may download the required visa form (in Word Format) and submit the same along with required documents both in soft copies through email pakvisabahrain@mofa.gov.pk as well as hardcopies at the Embassy.

 

Parents’ Consent Form for children applying visa

For Minor children visa applications, the “Parents’ Consent Form” must be signed and uploaded by the parents’ / guardians (as applicable) under the Supporting Document Type “Other”.

 

Parents Consent Form for Children Visa Applications

Visa Application Form for Indian National 

Visa Application Form for Indian National

 

Attestation of Documents

Guidelines / Requirements for attestation of documents

Four Name Letter

1.              Written application addressed to the Consular Officer, Embassy of Pakistan, Bahrain.

2.              Copies of CNIC / NICOP, Passport, CPR, RP

3.              In case of married female, copy of Nikahnama / Marriage Certificate required.

4.              Copy of birth certificate.

5.              Letter by Immigration / form for nationality.

 

Attestation of Power of Attorney / Authority letter / MukhtarNama

 

1.              Requisite text should be printed on Bahraini Legal paper / Stamp paper (Available at nearest post office) alongwith its photocopies.

2.              In case of Bahraini National, it should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain.

3.              Attach photocopies of NICOP / CNIC, Passport& CPR of the applicant.

4.              A copy of ownership papers of property (In case of Power of Attorney for property).

5.              Presence of two witnesses.

6.              Photocopies of NICOP / CNIC, Passport& CPR of the witnesses.

7.              Applicant will sign and affix thumb impression in the presence of the Embassy’s authorized officer.

Attestation of Power of Attorney executed from Pakistan

1.              Power of attorney issued from Pakistan should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or its Camp Offices in Peshawar / Lahore / Quetta / Karachi.

2.              A copy of the above power of attorney (For the record of Embassy)

3.              Copies of CNIC / NICOP, Passport and CPR.

 

Attestation of Nikahnama / Marriage Certificate

1.       Original Nikahnama / Marriage Certificate should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or its camp offices in Quetta / Karachi / Peshawar / Lahore (Pakistan) alongwith its photocopy.

3.       Attach Copies of CNIC / NICOP / Passport and CPR.

         

Attestation of translated Nikahnama

1.            English translation of the Nikahnama should be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or its camp offices in Quetta / Karachi / Peshawar / Lahore (Pakistan).

2.              Arabic translation of the Nikahnama should be translated by a registered Translator of the Kingdom of Bahrain and countersigned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain alongwith its photocopy.

3.              Copies of CNIC / NICOP / Passport and CPR.

4.              A copy of original Nikahnama.

 

Divorce paper/Talaqnama

 

1.       Requisite text should be printed on a plain / legal paper alongwith its photocopy.

2.       Attach a copy of Nikahnama.

3.       Presence of two witnesses.

4.       Attach copies of CNICs / NICOPs, Passports and CPRs of both witnesses.

5.       Applicant will sign and affix thumb impression in the presence of the Embassy’s authorized officer.

         

Educational Documents

1.       Original academic documents need to be attested first by HEC or IBCC, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, or from its respective Camp Offices in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta.

2.       Copies of educational documents for the record of Embassy.

3.       Copies of CNIC / NICOP / Passport and CPR.

 

 

All other Pakistani documents

 

All other Pakistani documents should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or its camp offices in Karachi / Quetta / Lahore / Peshawar.

 

All other Bahraini documents

 

All other Bahraini documents should be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain.

 

Note:           Doubtful documents will be referred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or its camp offices in Lahore / Karachi / Quetta / Peshawar for verification (Applicant would be informed accordingly).

Attestation Fee / processing time

Consular Section Timings:

Acceptance of documents          :         08:00 to       12:00 Hours

Delivery of documents               :         13:00 to       16:00 Hours

Fee

BD : 2 for each document

Processing Time

Attestation of Documents

Same day

Issuance of Miscellaneous  Certificates

Next Working Day

For any query/information:

Consular Section    00973-17244113 Ext 109.

For suggestions/complaints:

 

parepbahrain@mofa.gov.pk

 

Machine Readable Passport (MRP)

Embassy of Pakistan processes only Machine Readable passports (MRP). The applicants must appear in the Embassy in person. The applicants are not required to fill any form or bring any picture.

Requirements:

For above 18 years:

1.             Current passport alongwith its photocopy.

2.             Original National Identity Card (CNIC or NICOP) alongwith its photocopy.

3.             CPR alongwith its photocopy.

4.             Copy of Resident Permit.

For below 18 years:

1.             Current passport alongwith its photocopy.

2.             Original National Identity Card (NICOP/Registration form-B) alongwith its photocopy.

3.             CPR alongwith its photocopy.

4.             Copy of Resident Permit.

5.             Copies of parent’s Passports, CNIC/NICOP and CPR

For New born babies

1.             Original National Identity Card (CNIC or NICOP) alongwith its photocopy.

2.             Original birth certificate alongwith its photocopy.

3.             Copies of parent’s Passports, CNIC/NICOP and CPR

Duplicate passport in lieu of lost passport:

1.             Copy of lost passport

2.             Passport Loss Report from CID office

3.             Original National Identity Card (CNIC or NICOP) alongwith photocopy.

4.             Father’s ID (CNIC or NICOP) Copy.

Note: Additional documents may be required for some specific cases.

Online Renewal

 

For online renewal of Passport, applicant may visit Directorate General of Immigration & Passports website https://onlinemrp.dgip.gov.pk/

 

 

Requirements for Various Community  Welfare Services

1.    Foreign Exchange Remittance Card (FERC) 

·       Copies of passport, CNIC and CPR.

·       Photographs  =  02

·       Original bank receipts (amount remitted through normal banking channels).

·       For Silver Card =         $2500 or above

·       For Silver Plus Card = $5000 or above

·       For Gold Card = $10,000 or above

·       For Gold Plus Card = $25,000 or above

·       For Platinum Card = $50,000 or above

 

2.    Overseas Pakistanis Foundation Membership Card (OPF)

·       Copy of Passport (First two pages) having protector stamp.

·       Copies of first two pages of valid passport, valid visa, CNIC/NICOP.

·       Two passport size photographs

Note: Foreign Exchange Remittance Cards (FERC) and Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Membership Cards can also be applied online through the OPF
E-Portal https://web.opf.org.pk

 

3.    Miscellaneous NOCs/ Certificates

·       Un-Married Certificate

Copies of passport, CNIC, CPR of father and daughter and thumb impression on the Declaration Form in the presence of Embassy staff.

·       Exit Permit Letter

Exit Permit Letter is issued in case of expired visa and valid passport. (Copy of passport, CNIC and CPR)

 

·       Driving License verification

Copy of Driving License, passport, CNIC, CPR and confirmation of license of issuing authority

·       Equivalence certificate

Copy of Degree / Certificate, passport, CNIC and CPR

·       Name verification

Name verification is done according to passport and CNIC. Copy of passport, CNIC and CPR is required.

    

·       NOC for Dead body repatriation / burial

Copy of Death Information / Death Certificate, passport, CNIC of the deceased along with application for issuing NOC.

 

4.    Attestation of Demand letter and Power of Attorney

Prior Attestations from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry are mandatory.

 

·         In case of emergency please contact on this telephone number 00973-17244113.

 

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