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Transfer Of Ownership Of Commercial Registrations

Through this service in case of transfer of ownership for registrations and during registration of the new commercial registration via the Expatriate Management System the employer acknowledges that he/she is aware of all the legal, financial, and administrative obligations which are due and legally bound to the establishment, and undertakes to fulfill all these obligations, wherein the existing work permits will be transferred from the old commercial registration to the new commercial registration as per the applicable procedures in the Labour Market Regulatory Authority in accordance with the provisions of the law.

Transfer of the existing work permits from the old commercial registration to the new commercial registration will be applicable for the following:

Transfer of the existing work permits from the old commercial registration to the new commercial registration will not be applicable for the following:

Required Documents

Transfer Of Ownership Of CRs Required Documents
No. Document Document Type
1  Declaration of Transfer of Ownership of Commercial Registrations PDF (1 MB) Copy

Process Description

  1. New commercial registration’s owner will need to submit an e-ticket via the electronic services mentioning the old commercial registration’s number and the new commercial registration’s number.
  2.  Declaration of Transfer of Ownership of Commercial Registrations PDF (1 MB) is to be signed and attached in the same e-ticket if it was not submitted during the new commercial registration’s, registration in LMRA.
  3. Electronic services team will transfer the expatriate employees along with all the legal, financial, and administrative obligations which are due and legally bound to the establishment, from the old commercial registration to the new commercial registration.

Important Notes

Transfer Of Ownership Of CRs Important Notes
Notes Action
For Bahraini Workers registered on the old commercial registration Kindly make sure to transfer the Bahrainis registered on the old commercial registration to the new commercial registration in the Social Insurance Organization (SIO).
If the new commercial registration is not meeting the required Bahrainization target Parallel fees will be applicable.

Processing Time

Service Access

Transfer of Ownership of CRs Service Access
e-Support https://esupport.lmra.gov.bh/

Application Forms/ Useful Documents

 Declaration of Transfer of Ownership of Commercial Registrations PDF (1 MB)

Last Update: Tuesday 20 February 2024


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