How to get a licence

The prospective amateur must be a fully paid up member of the Amateur Radio Association of Bahrain. All applications for an amateur radio operating licence are made by the association on behalf of the applicant.

Applicants from non Gulf Cooperation Council countries should preferably hold a valid Amateur Radio Licence from his/her native country and have a valid residence permit in Bahrain.

An application form to join the Amateur Radio Association can be downloaded in pdf format by clicking the icon below:

Application Form

If you do not have a licence

Meetings are held every Tuesday evening from about 8.00 p.m. in the club house located in the Mina Salman Industrial Area. During this time regular training sessions are carried out and assessments are made of prospective Radio Amateurs.