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Bahrain is an apostille country and requires Apostille certification, as it is a participating country in the 1961 Hague Convention icon_newWindow. At Washington Consular Services, we take great care in processing your documents and we provide the highest level of service--your account representative will keep you apprised through every step of the process. Learn more about the WCS premier legalization process.

For volume document pricing discounts, please contact us at 866-255-3627.

Document Types and Pricing

Here are the categories of documents and a breakdown of pricing for Bahrain:

Government Issued Documents

Government issued documents are any document or certificate issued by the Federal government. Not sure what qualifies as a Government Issued Document? Find out >>


Apostille fees (U.S. Dept of State fee) $10
WCS Service fee (incl. messenger) $75
U.S. Department of State processing time.

$85 total

General Documents

General documents are any document or certificate NOT issued by the Federal government. This is the largest catch-all category. Not sure what qualifies as a General Document? Find out >>


Apostille fees (D.C. Treasury fee + Notary fees) $20
WCS Service fee (incl. messenger) $75
Notary (if needed) and the D.C. Treasury processing time.

$95 total

Commercial Shipping/Export-related Documents

Documents like Commercial Invoices (CI) or Certificates of Origin (CO), etc used for shipping products out. Not sure what qualifies as a Shipping Issued Document? Find out >>

Bahrain requires export/shipping documents to be legalized. The minimum requirements for any shipments to Bahrain is that a Certificate of Origin and Commercial Invoice must be legalized at the Consular Section of the Embassy here in Washington DC.


Legalization fees (Notary + NUSACC + Embassy fees)
Certificate of Origin (CO) $110
Commercial Invoice (CI) based on its value:
$1.00 – $2,646.00 $110
$2,647.00 – $13,228.00 $140
$13,229.00 – $26,455.00 $230
$26,456.00 – $52,910.00 $410
$52,911.00 – $132,275.00 $590
$132,277.00 – $264,550.00 $950
$264,553.00 + $1250
Per Document $110
WCS Service fee (incl. messenger) $90

For each additional document (Notary, NUSACC, and Embassy Fee), please add $110


Turnaround time in business days. Please account for additional time based on your selected return mail method.

Starts at $200

Note on Pricing

WCS offers competitive pricing and discounts for regular and high volume customers. Please contact us for more details. The process and pricing for your documents largely depends on what type of document it is, what country you are legalizing for, and how many steps we must take to get your document authenticated in the appropriate manner. Please note that the price breakdown listed above is for reference purposes only. Prices may vary based on additional requirements and requests. Specifically, if your document requires out of state processing based on jurisdictional requirements, there will be an additional charge. WCS works with each customer to confirm pricing once a request is submitted.


WCS accepts major credit cards, company checks, Cashier's checks, or Money Orders made payable to: Washington Consular Services.

Submit Your Request

Are you ready to move forward to submit your documents? Great! Just complete the Submit a Request form.
When sending us your documents, please remember to:
  • Include the original documents (signed, notarized, or state-issued documents)
  • Include a photocopy of the documents
  • Include a prepaid return envelope or UPS/FedEx account number for us to send the documents back to you. If you prefer, we can ship using our FedEx account and charge back to you.

Embassy Addresses

Bahrain’s Embassy in U.S.
3502 International Drive NW
Washington, DC 20008
Telephone: 202 342 1111
Fax: 202 362 2192 icon_newWindow

U.S. Embassy in Bahrain
Embassy of the United States of America
Bldg 979, Road 3119, Block 331, Zinj
Kingdom of Bahrain
Telephone: (973)1724-2700
Fax: (973)1727-0547 icon_newWindow

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* denotes a Hague Convention Country which recognizes the Apostille form of document legalization. Other countries listed require Embassy Legalization.

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