I. Legalisation

  1. Legalisation of Certificate of Origin, Commercial Invoice, Bill of Lading, Packing List and other shipping-related document.
  2. Procedures & Requirements

    1. The document mentioned above to be legalised by the Consulate must be issued/endorsed by one of the following organisations:
      • Chinese General Chamber of Commerce
      • Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong
      • Federation of Hong Kong Industries
      • Indian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong
      • Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
      • Hong Kong Trade and Industry Department
    2. Bring the original document which has been endorsed to the Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Bahrain for legalisation.
    3. Only cash payment is accepted at the Consulate, and it must be made upon submission of document.
    4. Processing time for legalisation is 2-3 working days, on average.


    The legalisation fee for Certificate of Origin, Bill of Lading, Packing List and other shipping-related document are HK$300 per copy. Legalisation fee of commercial invoice is commensurate with the invoice value as follows:

    Invoice Value (HK$) Fee (HK$) Per Copy
    Value from 1 – 30,000 300
    Value from 30,001 – 150,000 450
    Value from 150,001 – 300,000 900
    Value from 300,001 – 600,000 1,800
    Value from 600,001 – 1,500,000 2,700
    Value from 1,500,001 – 3,000,000 4,500
    Value above 3,000,001 6,000
    Exchange rate: US$1 = HK$7.8

  3. Legalisation of Authorisation, Certificate Legalising Signature, Testimony, Power of Attorney, and other legal document.
  4. Procedures & Requirements

    1. Document must be notarized by a notary public in Hong Kong.
    2. Apostiled by the High Court of HKSAR.
    3. Present the document to the Kingdom of Bahrain directly without further legalisation from the Honorary Consulate.