Bahrain is a small country located in the Persian Gulf, consisting of very small islands and very close to the Gulf giant, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Bahrain is extremely famous for date palms and pearl fisheries. The country's economy is one of the strongest in the Persian Gulf and has a unique feature, that it is an extremely significant financial center, in the whole of Arabian world. The country is the second largest headquarters of Islamic Banking in the Gulf, after Dubai. Tourism is also another big earner of foreign exchange. The country received a gigantic eight million visitors from the neighbouring Gulf States. Consequently, there is a huge demand from Indians for Bahrain visas both employment and tourist. Falcon Attestation is a leading company in India which is providing exceptionally Bahrain embassy attestation services. Our firm has a highly trained and experienced staff which has thorough knowledge of authenticating commercial, educational and personal certificates.
Just like other Gulf nations, the Bahrain Embassy Attestation also has a similar procedure.
For Bahrain, educational certificates are subjected to the HRD attestation for Bahrain, from the particular state from which they originated. In some cases, the SDM can attest the certificates. For personal certificates, the State Home Department is authorized for attesting the papers. Regarding commercial docs, the Chamber of Commerce has the duty for authenticating the certificates.
After this initial attestation has been done, the forthcoming step is that of MEA attestation.
Once the initial attestation and the MEA attestation have been accomplished, it is now the turn of Bahrain Embassy Attestation. The Embassy authorities verify the information present in the papers and after confirmation, affix their signature and seal on them.
In the case of Bahrain, the appropriate visa like employment visa, education visa are issued after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs attestation. The MOFA in Bahrain attests the certificates, after duly verifying the information.
For attesting educational documents, like degree certificate attestation from Bahrain, the documents are attested from the HRD of the Indian state from where the certificates are issued. The HRD authorities validate the information present in the papers and then sign the papers. Some states have authorized the SDM for authenticating the papers. After this step, the Ministry of External Affairs attests the certificates, followed by attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The process for attesting personal documents is extremely easy. The documents are attested from the State Home Department of the concerned Indian state from where the certificates are issued. Next, the Ministry of External Affairs authenticates the papers and which is followed by attestation from the Malaysian embassy. The ultimate step is that of Ministry of Foreign Affairs attestation.
Regarding commercial documents, the certificates are attested from the Chamber of Commerce initially, followed by MEA attestation and finishing with attestation from the embassy of Malaysia.
Usually, it takes around 10 days to obtain an attestation from the Bahrain Embassy.
If the documents are submitted in the normal way, it takes around two weeks for stamping and a week for urgent submission.
No, Bahrain does not accept apostille currently.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bahrain, is authorized for the attesting certificates.
Yes MOFA attestation is mandatory for Bahrain visa process.
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