Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Manama

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RESIDENCE PERMIT ---> NO Tourist, NO business, NO Schengen visa

Dear Sir and Madam

Before booking an appointment, we ask you to read the information on the visa procedure provided on our website at

There you will also find information on the required documents and the required application form.

Booking multiple appointments for one person is not permitted. Please only reserve your appointment if you assume that you can actually attend it. If you still cannot appear on the booked date, please send an email to the embassy requesting the cancellation. This will help the embassy plan appointments so that all applicants can be offered timely appointments. Apply for your visa as early as possible.

The processing time for a national visa is up to 3 months from the application, but in rare cases the processing can take longer.

Please enter all information about the applicant according to the information in the passport and in Latin letters.

Please enter a valid email address as you will receive an email confirming your appointment, which is necessary for admission.

As a matter of principle, you must appear in person at the Manama embassy visa point on the booked date.

Please click on "continue" to make your appointment to submit a visa application.

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Consular service

Authentication of signature for a

  • power of attorney
  • authorizations
  • declaration of renouncement of succession
  • application for a Police Clearance Certificate
  • other declarations that require the authentication of a signature

Consular certificates / Authentication of photocopies :

  • Authentication of photocopies (max. 5 sets per appointment)
  • German Pensions (Please note that the the Embassy cannot offer advisory services in pension matters!) "life certificates"  /  other Consular Certificates

Family matters, German citizenship:

  • Family matters:
    registration of birth, marriage or death of a German citizen abroad in Germany / application for a certificate of no impediment to marriage (not declaration in lieu of an oath!)
  • Name declarations:
    name of a child / married name of spouses / addition of a name to the married name / name change after divorce
  • German citizenship:
    general citizenship information / application to determine German citizenship / application for naturalization / application to retain German Citizenship