Bahrain is a member of the Hague Convention of 1961 and the FCO Apostille only should be sufficient for documents to be used in Bahrain.
However, the Consulate still offer legalisation of documents, if requested.
If further consular legalisation is required, the document needs first to be legalised by way of FCO Apostille before submitting to the Consulate of Bahrain.
The consular fees are: £100 per general commercial document, £40 for Certificate of Incorporation or other company certificate, £160 for Powers of Attorney and £40 for any other type of personal documents.
Turnaround time is likely to be 1-2 working days
Certain commercial documents such as: certificate of origin, invoices, packing list, bill of lading, certificate of goods…etc.
, must be stamped by Arab Chamber of Commerce and submitted to the Consulate ONLY through the Arab British Chamber of Commerce.
The Consulate in London can only legalise foreign documents issued in the Republic of Irelan, Norway, Iceland, New Zealand, Netherlands and British Overseas Territories.
Before submitting to the Consulate for legalisation, the documents must be attested by the government of the territory concerned, and for those issued in the British Overseas Territories, the Apostille from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is also required.
Method of payment: postal order, company cheque (personal cheques are NOT accepted) or a banker’s draft made payable to ‘Bahrain Embassy’.
The opening hours of the Legalisation Section are 9:30am-1pm (Mondays to Fridays).
30 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB
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