Family and Relationships

Family: The Cornerstone of Bahraini Society and the Role of Personal Documents.

Why are official documents like birth certificates and marriage contracts are so special in the Kingdom of Bahrain? cause they aren't just official documents; they're considered to be family treasures! They are the key documents that reflect citizens' and residents’ identities, knitting families together and keeping traditions alive in every Bahraini home.

In the Kingdom of Bahrain, the concept of family extends beyond kinship, forming the bedrock of societal stability. This reverence for family is reflected in Bahrain's diligent approach to managing personal documents. Birth and death certificates are not mere formalities; they are vital records, encapsulating moments of joy and remembrance, essential in acknowledging life's significant milestones.

The process of obtaining these documents is meticulously designed to cater to various needs. Whether registering a new birth, commemorating a life, or updating personal details like names and surnames, Bahrain's system ensures each step is clear and respectful. The Information & eGovernment Authority facilitates these updates in both paper-based and electronic records, illustrating Bahrain's commitment to both tradition and modern efficiency.

Embracing technology and digital transformation, Bahrain now offers eServices for easier access to these crucial documents. Birth and death certificates, which are pivotal in every Bahraini's life, can be conveniently issued online through the National Portal. The birth & Death system is well integrated with all concerned national systems to ensure data accuracy and ease of processing government services. This blend of tradition and innovation not only strengthens family ties but also highlights Bahrain's dedication to maintaining a harmonious, well-documented society, where every document tells a story of life, legacy, and belonging.


Use the provided eServices immediately, effortlessly, and around the clock Go to eServices Portal.

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As we navigate through the digital age, Bahrain confirms its commitment to transparency and innovation through the Open Data initiative through Bahrain’s Open Data Portal. This platform is a testament to our dedication to making government data openly available, supporting the principles of accountability and enabling informed decision-making. By providing access to a treasure trove of data, we empower everyone to explore, analyze, and create solutions that drive social and economic progress. The initiative underscores our belief in the power of data to transform lives, foster a culture of knowledge-sharing, and stimulate growth.

We encourage you to leverage this valuable resource, sparking innovation and contributing to the Kingdom’s development. For an enriching journey into the world of Open Data, and to explore the possibilities, visit Bahrain’s Open Data Portal

Together, let's embrace the opportunity to contribute to Bahrain's digital evolution and ensure that our journey towards national development is a shared endeavor. 

As part of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s unwavering commitment to fostering digital participation, you are invited to explore the available participation topics. Your engagement and contributions are crucial in shaping the digital landscape of the Kingdom of Bahrain, reflecting our collective vision for a future built on the principles of innovation, inclusivity, and progress. Explore more on how you can actively participate in discussions, share your insights, and collaborate on initiatives that are at the heart of our nation's growth.

For a broader exploration of topics and to join the conversation, please visit eParticipation.  

Content Last Updated: 25 Jun, 2024

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