Disability Allowance

 

This allowance shall be paid to the beneficiaries in accordance with Ministerial Decree No. 24 of 2008, regarding eligibility criteria for persons with disabilities, disabilities are classified as follows:

  1.  Physical disability
  2. Mental disability
  3. Visual disability
  4. Hearing disability
  5. Autism
  6. Cerebral Palsy
  7. Multiple disabilities

 

Registration:

 

Registration is applicable through submitting a request to the registration and social services at all social centers across all Kingdom of Bahrain’s governorates.

 

Conditions and criteria:

·The applicant must be Bahraini citizen or resident.

·The applicant must be a permanent resident on the Kingdom of Bahrain’s soil.

· The applicant must be disabled for life and must provide a certification of disability from disability assessment committee.

 

Documents Required:

  1. Valid identity card and passport copy for the disabled applicant’s and amount of income.
  2. Valid identity card and passport copy for the unmarried disabled applicant’s parent.
  3. Valid identity card and passport copy for the married disabled applicant’s.
  4. Attach original medical report accredited by a government hospital showing the type of disability.
  5. The parent’s amount of income, if they do work.
  6. Commercial registration data for the disabled applicant and his family if available.
  7. Non- Bahraini birth certificate.
  8. The applicant’s original bank statement, including the international bank account number.

The procedure

· The applications are judged by the competent committee to evaluate the disability, according to criteria and Conditions.

·  The designated amount is deposited into the beneficiary's account, by the 15th of each month, at all local banks.

 

Disability standards:

 

The Kind of hearing-impairment

The hearing-impairment degree

Sensory-neural

The hearing-impairment degree in one ear must be severe (more than 70), and moderate to severe on the other one (from 50 to 70).

Conductive hearing loss

 hearing-impaired applicant Must provide medically prove it can’t be Surgically untreatable

Mixed hearing loss

The hearing-impaired applicant Must provide medically prove it can’t be Surgically untreatable

Or mentioned in the medical report that the patient needs a cochlear implant

 

The medical report must be signed and sealed by Salmaniya Hospital, Military Hospital or King Hamad University Hospital consultant.

 

Visual impairment standards:

 

The international classifications for the visual-impairment person as following:

 

Anyone with a visual defect in the strongest eye 6/18consider as visual-impairment person and can’t be visually enhanced by wearing medical eyeglasses or by surgery, or severely impaired vision (20 degree or less vertically,or 20 degree or less horizontally).

 

The medical report must be signed and sealed by Salmaniya Hospital, Military Hospital or King Hamad University Hospital consultant 

 

Registiration Form (Click to download)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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