In Bahrain

Visa Application Centre



18 Level, Diplomatic Commercial Office Towers,

Next to Diplomat Radisson Blue Hotel

Block no. 1722, Road No.0317

Manama - Bahrain

Latitude 26.241366 Longitude 50.592029

Working Days: Sunday to Thursday

Submission: We are open to take applications from 08:00 to 15:00.

Collection: Passports can be collected between 15:00 - 16:00 only. You can know the progress of your application by using the optional SMS service.



The Diplomatic Commercial Office Towers provides basement parking spaces for 700 cars with free parking for first 2 hours and 0.500 BD per hour there after

Opening hours:

Sunday to Thursday
08:00 to 16:00

Passport collection

Passports can be collected between 15:00 - 16:00 only during operating days. You can know the status of your application by opting for the SMS Service. You may opt for the courier service to avoid having to come back to collect your passport. If you need to travel or collect your passport urgently please ask to speak to the visa application centre manager.

Operating hours during Ramadan:

Sunday to Thursday

Application submission: 08:00 to 13:00

Passport collection: 13:00 to 14:00

Customers with disabilities

All visa application centres have step-free access for wheelchairs. Applicants who have a disability or who have accessibility requirements are encouraged to bring someone to assist them. Lifts are also accessible for use where necessary. Please note that VFS Global staff will be available to assist any applicant with special needs - click here

Security information:

All applicants and their belongings entering the visa application centre will be subject to a security search. Separate facilities will be made available for ladies.

For security reasons the following items will not be permitted inside the visa application centre or stored on the premises:

  • All battery operated or electronic items such as cameras, audio/video cassettes, compact discs, MP3s, laptops, or portable music players
  • All bags such as travel bags, back packs, briefcases, suitcases, leather, jute or cloth bags and zip folders. Only a plastic bag containing your application and related papers will be permitted.
  • Sealed envelopes or packages.
  • Any inflammable item such as matchboxes/ lighters/ fuel.
  • Any sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail filers.
  • Weapons or weapon - like objects or explosive material of any kind.

Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act prevents UK Visas and Immigration and VFS Global from providing information about an application to anybody other than the individual visa applicant or their authorised representative.