The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island country in the Persian Gulf. It is an Arab constitutional monarchy, with the king as head of state. The state relion is the Islam, local currency is the Bahraini dinar (BHD). The official language is Arabic. Bahrain is a member of the United Nations (UN), the League of Arab States and other international organisations.
Bahrain is a moderately wealthy country. Besides the petroleum- and gas reservoirs already intensively being mined, the search for new reservoirs is underway since 2008. Tourism, offshore-services and aluminiumrecycling are industrial sectors currently becoming more and more important.
Bahrain has a mixed legal system. Corporate practice is regulated in domestic legal statutes.
Main types of businesses:
- Public joint-stock company
- Private joint-stock company
- Limited liability company
- Business partnership
- Limited partnership
- Limited partnership based on stocks
- Registered merchant
- Foreign branch office
The Ministry for Industry and Commerce is responsible for registration in the commercial register.
Contents of the register
- Full legal name
- Type of business
- Legal address
- Status of company
- Directors and founders
- Other information
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable, or available for a fee.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
- Previous company name
- Registration number
|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for an Electronic Extract from Bahrain||from 23,80 €||from 20,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Bahrain||from 47,06€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 595,00 €||from 500,00 €|
Bahrain acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents on 31 December 2013.
Therefore, the documents issued in Bahrain are subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents gain full legal value in Convention member states after certified translation.
In addition, you can order certified translation from Arabic.
An extract from the business register of Bahrain can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- File legal claims
- Register legal entities with foreign participation
- Check potential employers
You can order free preliminary availability check of required information on our website.