Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Bahrain – Consular Services

Legalization of Documents

General Conditions

The Honorary Consulate shall legalize the document when authentication procedure from the Philippine’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has been satisfied: signed by an authorized officer, ribbonized, with dry seal and documentary stamp.

  1. The DFA’s Authentication Division authenticates the documents sourced within the Philippine legal jurisdiction as mandated by the 1963 Vienna Convention.
  2. The DFA authentication attests to the genuineness of the signature appearing on the document and that it assures accordance to proper procedure.

    

Requirements:

  1. Original Authenticated DFA Document
  2. Processing Time:  2 to 3 working days
  3. Fees are as follows:

A. For Commercial Invoices

No. Value of Invoice Fee in PHP BD Revenue Stamp
1 1-1,000 BD Php 2,000 10 BD
2 1,001-5,000 BD Php 3,000 15 BD
3 5,001 – 10,000 BD Php 6,000 30 BD
4 10,001 – 20,000 BD Php 12,000 60 BD
5 20,001 – 50,000 BD Php 18,000 90 BD
6 50,000 – 100,000 Php 30,000 150 BD
7 100,001 and above Php 40,000 200 BD

B. For Legalization of Documents

No. Type of Legalization Fee BD Revenue Stamp
1 Birth Certificate Php 2,000 10.00
2 Marriage Certificate Php 2,000 10.00
3 Police/Driver’s License Clearances Php 2,000 10.00
4 College Diploma & Records Php 2,000 10.00
5 Medical Certificate Php 2,000 10.00
6 Employment Certificate Php 2,000 10.00
7 Certificate Legalizing Signature Php 2,000 10.00
8 Certificate of Good Conduct Php 2,000 10.00
9 Certificate of Identification Php 2,000 10.00
10 Certificate of Inheritance Php 2,000 10.00
11 Cession / Renunciation of Property Php 2,000 10.00
12 Court Decision / Order / Resolution Php 2,000 10.00
13 Affidavits Php 2,000 10.00
14 Special Power of Attorney Php 2,000 10.00
15 Death Certificate
16 Others Php 2,000 10.00

Note:

Applicants who would like to visit the Honorary Consulate for legalizing DFA Apostille/Authenticated documents should send an email requesting for an appointment and stating the purpose of the visit at enquiry@bahrainconsulate.com.ph, a confirmed appointment schedule should be arranged before visiting the Honorary Consulate.