South African Honorary Consulate in Manama

Contact No.   : (+973) 17 576 664
Fax   : (+973) 17 214 667
Email   :
Official Website   :

Head of Mission: Mr M. Akoob, Honorary Consul

Please Note:

Visits to the South African Honorary Consulate in Manama are strictly by appointment. For specific services, visitors must visit the designated section at the embassy and book an appointment accordingly on the email addresses mentioned above. For instance, if you want to apply for consular services, you should visit the Consular Section. To book an appointment, you can directly mail the high commission or consular email section .

Consular Services:

The South African Honorary Consulate in Manama offers a wide range of consular services, including the processing of visas and passports and document legalization. To apply for a new passport, renew your old passport, want to change the particulars on your current passport, or need to report about a lost or damaged passport, book an appointment with the high commission's passport service.

These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process Passport Applications
  • Marriage Registration Process
  • Military Service Procedures
  • Citizenship Procedures
  • Birth Registration
  • Civil Registration
  • Death Registration
  • Notary Procedures

Granted Visa Types

Visa types granted by South Africa are;

  • South Africa Visas for medical treatment
  • South Africa Visas for working in the entertainment industry
  • South Africa Visas for attending a conference
  • South Africa Visas for compliance of Treaty conditions
  • South Africa Visas for crew (maritime)
  • South Africa Visas for cultural / economic / social exchange programmes
  • South Africa Transit visas (foreigners en-route to the neighbouring countries)

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South Africa and Bahrain Relations-

The South Africa and Bahrain enjoy cordial bilateral relations. The high commission's diplomatic mission's mandate is to forge stronger and closer ties between the two countries. Pursuing bilateral and multilateral cooperation in diverse sectors, including culture, defense, tourism, trade and investments, science and technology, security, and other fields while safeguarding mutual benefits, is vital for their relations. The countries are cooperating to resolve global issues like climate change, piracy, terrorism, cybersecurity, etc. The South Africa is the most important source market for tourism in Bahrain.


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Carolina Hendrika Coetzee

I need to renew my passport urgently....I am in Bahrain and am a South African and my passport expires on 19th June 2024....want to make an appointment to renew but there is no email address to do appointment...please send me an Email address for the relevant department I need to see at your offices in Bahrain . Will be so much appreciated if you could forward me the email details asap. Thank you very much

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