Egis to carry out assessment of King Fahd Causeway

Egis, an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors, has won a contract to conduct a thorough condition and life assessment of the causeway linking Saudi Arabia to Bahrain. To read more click here.

Singapore to establish international commercial court in BAHRAIN

The Governments of Bahrain and Singapore signed a bilateral Treaty on 20 March 2024 to establish a new Bahrain International Commercial Court (BICC) in Bahrain and a designated body in Singapore to hear appeals from the BICC. To read more click here.

New Visa Rules – Conversion of Visit Visa to Work / Dependent visa

Bahrain – It is no more possible to transfer on arrival visit visas to a work or a dependent visa. As per the New rule, visit visas with a sponsor can be transferred to a work or dependent visa on payment of BD250 towards transfer from visit to work/dependent visa instead of the previous BD60. […]

Bahrain Reduces Patent Fees for Individual Applicants

The Patent Office in Bahrain decides to lower the official fees for patent registration for individuals. The Ministry’s decision for this fee reduction was announced by Official Gazette No. 3699, dated September 21, 2023. To read more click here.

LMRA to renew expats’ residency permits while abroad

Interior Ministry’s Undersecretary for Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA), Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, announced the launch of a service for renewing residency and work permits for expatriates when they are outside Bahrain. To read more click here.