U.S. Citizen Services

The Consular Section provides the following for United States citizens in Bahrain: updated security and travel information for those traveling to and living in Bahrain, information on how to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, information on voting overseas, information about filing taxes abroad.  The Consular Section also offers the following services to American citizens: it accepts passport applications for first-time applicants and those who want to renew passports, registers the birth of children with the Consular Report of Birth Abroad certificate, provides notarial services for U. S. citizens as well as foreign nationals who will use certain documents in the U. S., provides a list of attorneys, offers medical information for American citizens in Bahrain, and aids those who are applying for social security benefits while overseas.

The Consular Section also provides emergency assistance to United States citizens in distress:  when an American is financially destitute, arrested, separated from minor children, or sick.  The Consular Section provides assistance to families of U. S. citizens who pass away in Bahrain.

Appointment System for All Services

In order to ensure efficient service, all non-emergency American Citizen Services are now offered by appointment only.  Appointment link for the following:  passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarial services.

For specific inquiries, please contact the Consular Section at manamaconsular@state.gov.

Alerts and Messages

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Bahrain.