Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Manama

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National Visa (long-term stay for more than 90 days)

Dear Sir and Madam

Before booking an appointment, we ask you to read the information on the visa procedure provided on our website. Furthermore, please note the following instructions: 

  • On our website you will find information about 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 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 takes 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.
  • Without exception, 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