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NADRA

National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) office, Pakistan Bahrain has been authorized to provide Smart National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (SNICOP) to Pakistani Diaspora.

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Attestation

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

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Passport

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.

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Community Welfare

Foreign Exchange Remittance Cards (FERC) and Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Membership Cards can also be applied online through the OPF

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NADRA

National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) office, Pakistan Bahrain has been authorized to provide Smart National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (SNICOP) to Pakistani Diaspora.

Requirements/Guidelines:

Please Bring Following Documents for NADRA ID

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For NICOP:

Applicant’s presence is mandatory (Some documents need attestation from Embassy)

Note: Witness(es) presence is mandatory only for Affidavit & Name Change:

  1. 2xrecent photographs without any glasses latest with white background – straight face ( the picture should not be older than 6 months)
  2. Original valid Pakistani/Bahraini Passport or color copy
  3. Original B form / CNIC (Urdu) & NICOP (English)
  4. Original Birth Certificate for new born / S-1 Form / Original Passport+copy if child acquired any other nationality/passport.
  5. Parents id card copy for minor/ for unmarried person
  6. Copy of CNIC/NICOP of wife/husband.
  7. Marriage Certificate of self.
  8. Two verifiers ID Copy and Mobile Number other than blood relative.
  9. Child under 15/newborn presence is not mandatory.

Note: Please provide original + clear photocopies on A4 size paper of each document.

Applicant and witnesses must sign/paste thumb in front of Embassy officials.

Note: Dual Nationality holder: A Pakistani citizen holding both Pakistani and Foreign citizenship/nationality with proof of such citizenship/nationality.

For Pakistan Origin Card (POC):

Applicant’s presence is mandatory (original + copies required)

  1. 2x recent photographs without glasses,
  2. Original valid Bahraini Passport or colored copy
  3. Old CNIC/NICOP copy
  4. Original Birth Certificate for new POC.
  5. Parent’s Passports, CNICs, NICOPs, PAKISTAN ORIGIN CARD (POC) copy.
  6. Original Passport, (POC) of wife/husband (or copy.
  7. Marriage Certificate of self.
  8. Affidavit for Cancellation/Renewal of ID along with witnesses’ signature/thumb.
  9. Blood relative’s CNIC copy and phone number.

Notes:
Please be sure that parent's marital status is updated in their both ID (CNIC and NICOP) otherwise; NICOP application of new born will not be processed until parents clear/update their marital status. If Father/Mother is a Bahraini National then he/she must provide POC (Pakistan Origin Card). Please provide original + clear photocopies on A4 size paper of each document.

Attestation of Documents

Attestation Urdu Guideline

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Four Name Letter

  1. Duly filled in Form (available in Consular Section) by the applicant.
  2. Copies of CNIC / NICOP, Passport, Family Registration Certificate (FRC), Birth Certificate, CPR
  3. In case of married applicant, copy of Nikahnama / Marriage Certificate.
  4. Parent’s CNIC/Passport copies.
  5. Presence of two witnesses with Pakistani CNIC/NICOP to sign affidavit if record of ancestors not available with NADRA.

Attestation of Power of Attorney / MukhtarNama

  1. Requisite text should be printed on Bahraini legal paper / plain paper.
  2. Originals and photocopies of NICOP/CNIC, Passport & CPR of the executant with 02 fresh photographs.
  3. Originals and photocopies of NICOP/CNIC, Passport & CPR of 02 witnesses with one fresh photograph of each.
  4. Photocopy of CNIC of the Nominee/Attorney.
  5. Applicant and two witnesses will sign and affix thumb impression in the Embassy before authorized officer.
  6. Any supporting document connected to Power of Attorney.
  7. In case of Bahraini National, it should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain.
  8. For online processing of Power of Attorney, Please visit https://poa.nadra.gov.pk/

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. Originals and copies of CNIC / NICOP, Passport, CPR of the Nominee with one fresh photograph.
  3. For online processing of Power of Attorney, Please visit https://poa.nadra.gov.pk/

Attestation of Authority Letter

  1. Requisite text should be printed on Bahraini legal paper / plain paper.
  2. Originals and photocopies of NICOP / CNIC, Passport & CPR of the applicant with 01 fresh photograph.
  3. Photocopy of CNIC of the Nominee.
  4. Applicant will sign and affix thumb impression in the Embassy before authorized officer.

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.
  2. Copies of CNIC / NICOP / Passport of husband and wife.

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.
  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.
  3. Copies of CNIC / NICOP / Passport of husband and wife along with copy of original Nikahnama.

Divorce paper/Talaqnama

  1. Nomination of a person through Special Power of Attorney printed on Bahraini legal paper/plain paper.
  2. Divorce notice printed on a Bahraini legal paper/plain paper along with photocopy of marriage certificate.
  3. Originals and photocopies of NICOP / CNIC, Passport & CPR of the executant with 02 fresh photographs.
  4. Originals and photocopies of NICOP/CNIC, Passport & CPR of two witnesses with one fresh photograph of each.
  5. Photocopy of CNIC of the Nominee/Attorney.
  6. Applicant and two witnesses will sign and affix thumb impression in the Embassy before 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 any of its Camp Offices in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta.
  2. Copy of CNIC / NICOP / Passport.

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

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.

Machine Readable Passport (MRP)

Passport Complete Details in Urdu

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. Original Paid Fee Challan (receipt) of prescribed fee
  2. Original Valid CNIC/NICOP with a photocopy.
  3. Previous Passport in original with its photocopy
  4. NOC in case of a Government Servant.
  5. Foreign Passport along with its photocopy, for Dual-Nationals only.
  6. Lost passport Police report, mentioning previous passport number (only in lost passport cases).
  7. CPR along with its photocopy.
  8. Copy of Resident Permit.

For below 18 years:

  1. Original Paid Fee Challan (receipt) of prescribed fee
  2. Original Valid CNIC, Children Registration Certificate(CRC/Form"B"), NICOP Smart Card with its one photocopy.
  3. Original valid CNICs & Passport of both the Parents.
  4. The Minor will be accompanied by either of his/her parent or legal guardian appointed by court of law, along with original valid CNIC/NICOP of parent/guardian.
  5. Foreign Passport along with its photocopy, for Dual Nationals only.
  6. In case either of the parent is deceased, his/her Death Certificate in original and its photo copy.
  7. In case parents are separated/divorced, custody papers & guardianship certificate granted by Court of Law.
  8. Lost passport Police report mentioning previous passport number (only in lost passport case).
  9. CPR along with its photocopy.
  10. Copy of Resident Permit.

For New born babies

  1. Original Paid Fee Challan (receipt) of prescribed fee
  2. Original Valid CNIC, Children Registration Certificate(CRC/Form"B"), NICOP Smart Card with its one photocopy.
  3. Original birth certificate along with its photocopy
  4. Original valid CNICs & Passport of both the Parents.
  5. The Minor will be accompanied by either of his/her parent or legal guardian appointed by court of law, along with original valid CNIC/NICOP of parent/guardian.
  6. Foreign Passport along with its photocopy, for Dual Nationals only.
  7. In case either of the parent is deceased, his/her Death Certificate in original and its photo copy
  8. Parents CPR along with its photocopy.
  9. Parents Copy of Resident Permit.
  10. Marriage Certificate copy

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) along with photocopy.
  4. Father’s ID (CNIC or NICOP) Copy if required
  5. CPR along with its photocopy
  6. Copy of Resident Permit

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 http://onlinemrp.dgip.gov.pk/

Requirements for Various Community Welfare Services

Community welfare services in urdu

Out Pass Community welfare services in English and Urdu

1. Requirements of 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.

2. Requirements of Exit Permit Letter

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

3. Requirements of Driving License verification

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

4. Requirements of Educational Equivalence certificate

Copy of Degree / Certificate, passport, CNIC and CPR of applicant is required.

5. Requirements of Relationship certificate

Copies of passport, CNIC, CPR, FRC of applicant is required.

6. Requirements of Name verification according to Passport

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

7. Requirements of NOC for Dead body (Local Burial)

Application for issuing NOC by father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter and spouse of the deceased, Copy of Death Information / Death Certificate, passport, CNIC of the deceased are required.

8. Requirements of NOC for Dead body (Repatriation to Pakistan)

Application for issuing NOC by father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter and spouse of the deceased, Copy of Death Information / Death Certificate, passport, CNIC of the deceased are required. In case of death due to COVID-19, special permission is required from M/o National Health Services Regulations and Coordination and M/o Foreign Affairs, Pakistan and Kingdom of Bahrain.

9. Requirements of NOC for Babysitter

Babysitter age must be 35 years and above, Medical certificate of babysitter, Employment contract, babysitter family detail, statement of babysitter is required.

10. Requirements of Birth Certificate according to Passport / documents

Copies of passport, CNIC, CPR is required.

11. Requirements of Transfer of Residence (TR Certificate)

Application of Transfer of Residence, Copy of CPR, Copy of Valid Pakistani Passport, Copy of NICOP (if applicable), Letter from employer showing the termination of employment contract with clear date of issuance and number.

12. Requirements of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Membership Card

Copy of Passport (First two pages) having protector stamp, Copies of first two pages of valid passport, valid visa, CNIC/NICOP and two passport size photographs are required.

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