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BAHRAIN – Minimum Salary Increase for Dependent Sponsorship

Bahrain has increased the minimum income requirement for foreign nationals wishing to sponsor their dependent family members for residence, from BHD 250 (about USD 660) per month to BHD 400 (about USD 1060) per month.

The change will affect only new dependent permit applications.

Action Items

  • Employers of foreign nationals wishing to sponsor their dependent family members for residence in Bahrain should take into account the new minimum salary requirements.

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