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4FWP+25 Hamala
Kingdom of Bahrain

List of CR Activities where a foreign investor must include a Bahraini Shareholder

Note: GCC and American citizens are considered Bahraini citizens in the commercial registration.

Business Activity Name ISIC4 Code Activity Status
Animal production 14 Not Restricted
Support activities for crop production 161 Not Restricted
Support activities for animal production 162 Not Restricted
Quarrying of stone, sand and clay 81 Not Restricted
Quarrying of stone, sand and clay – Extraction of Marine Sand 81 Not Restricted
Other Mining and quarrying 89 Not Restricted
Support activities for petroleum and natural gas extraction 910 Restricted
Apparel Tailoring Activities 14104 Not Restricted
Carpentry Workshop 16225 Not Restricted
Printing 1811 Not Restricted
Service activities related to printing 1812 Not Restricted
Reproduction of recorded media 182 Not Restricted
Cutting of glass and mirrors 231052 Not Restricted
Welding, Blacksmith, and Fabrication Workshop 259190 Not Restricted
Furniture upholstery and curtain making 31004 Not Restricted
Repair and routine maintenance pleasure boats 331502 Not Restricted
Electric power generation, transmission and distribution 351 Not Restricted
Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains 352 Not Restricted
Steam and air conditioning supply 353 Not Restricted
Water collection, treatment and supply 36 Not Restricted
Water collection, treatment and supply – Drilling of Artesian Water Wells 36 Not Restricted
Sewerage 37 Not Restricted
Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities 381 Not Restricted
Ship Recycling Services 383003 Not Restricted
Remediation activities and other waste management services 39 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of motor vehicles 451 Not Restricted
Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles 452 Not Restricted
Car Washing and Polishing 45205 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories 453 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of motorcycles, including mopeds 45401 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of parts and accessories for motorcycles 45402 Not Restricted
Maintenance and repair of motorcycles 45403 Not Restricted
Trading on a fee or exchange or on contract basis or auctions 461 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of agricultural raw materials 46201 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of animals 46205 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of animals – Fish/Marine species 46205 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of leather (untanned amimal skin) 46206 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of pharmaceutical and medical goods – Sale of Alternative medicine products 4772 Not Restricted
Sale/ Veterinary Medicines 4649511 Not Restricted
Sale and installation of telecommunications equipment and parts 4652 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of agricultural machinery, equipment and supplies 4653 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade in other machinery and equipment and parts 4659 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade in other machinery and equipment and parts – Medical Devices, Supplies and Related Spare Parts 4659 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Transportation spare parts and equipment except for Motor Vehicles, Motor cycles. 46593 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Transportation spare parts and equipment except for Motor Vehicles, Motor cycles. – Import, export and sale of aircraft spare parts 46593 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Collecting used oil and waste lubricating oils 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Specialty petroleum products import 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Recycled used oils export 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Mixed Petroleum products export (feedstock) 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Petroleum products additives (treated) export 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Lubricants and greases export 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Direct export of petroleum products 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products – Aircraft Refueling Services 4661 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade in metals and metal ores 4662 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of construction materials, hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 4663 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in industrial chemicals 46691 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in industrial chemicals – Substances subject to the convention on the prohibition of Chemical Weapons 46691 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in industrial chemicals – Sales/Trading in Refrigerants 46691 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in fertilizers,Soil Conditioners and Pesticides 46692 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in cleaning materials 46693 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in plastic material and rubber products 46694 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in paper and cardboard products 46695 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in waste and scrap 46699 Not Restricted
Sale/Trading in other industrial products/ raw material 466999 Not Restricted
General Trade 469 Not Restricted
General Trade – including sale/trade of Food and Beverages 469 Not Restricted
General Trade – including sale/trade of tobacco products 469 Not Restricted
General Trade – including sale/trade of Food, Beverages, and tobacco products 469 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Food and Beverages 4721 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Food and Beverages – Fish/Marine species 4721 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Food and Beverages – Health Food 4721 Not Restricted
Sale of tobacco products 4723 Not Restricted
Sale of fuel in specialized stores – Land Service Station 473 Not Restricted
Sale of fuel in specialized stores – Marine Service Station 473 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of information, and communications equipment and related software 474 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of textiles 4751 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of carpets, rugs, wall and floor coverings 4753 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Furniture and all household articles 47591 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Electrical and electronic Household appliances 47592 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of household utencils, cutlery, glassware, and related items 47593 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of lighting equipment and articles of lighting 47594 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Musical Instruments 47595 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Safety Systems 47596 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of books, magazines, newspapers 47611 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Stationary, arts and crafts, and office/professional tools and apparatus 47612 Not Restricted
Sale/Tradeof music and video recordings, and cinematographic films 4762 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of Video Games 47412 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of sporting equipment 4763 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of games and toys 4764 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of clothing, footwear, apparel accessories, and leather articles 4771 Not Restricted
Sale/Tradeof perfumery, cosmetic and toiletries 47723 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of photographic, optical and precision equipment 47731 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of optical goods; Activities of Opticians 47732 Restricted
Sale/Trade of jewellery and related articles 47733 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade Pet/ Animal food and accessories 477341 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of flowers, plants,and seeds 47735 Not Restricted
Sale/Trade of flowers, plants,and seeds – Fertilizer 47735 Restricted
Sale/Trade of souvenirs, craft work, religious articles, stamps and coins; Activities of commercial art galleries 47736 Not Restricted
Sale of household fuel oil, coal and fuel wood – (excluding gas cylinders) 47737 Not Restricted
Sale of household fuel oil, coal and fuel wood – LPG Cylinder Bottling 47737 Not Restricted
Sale of household fuel oil, coal and fuel wood – LPG Micro bottling 47737 Restricted
Sale of household fuel oil, coal and fuel wood – LPG Cylinder Distribution 47737 Not Restricted
Sale of household fuel oil, coal and fuel wood – Refilling of Refrigerant Cylinders 47737 Not Restricted
Sale of second-hand goods 4774 Not Restricted
Retail sale via Internet 4791 Not Restricted
Passenger rail transport, interurban 4911 Not Restricted
Freight rail transport 4912 Not Restricted
Passenger land transport – Transport of passengers (Domestic) 49211 Not Restricted
Passenger land transport – Transport of passengers (International) 49211 Not Restricted
Passenger land transport – Public Transportation 49211 Not Restricted
Taxi – Taxi 49221 Not Restricted
Taxi – Call Taxi 49221 Not Restricted
Freight transport by road – Internal Transport of goods 4923 Not Restricted
Freight transport by road – International Transport of goods 4923 Not Restricted
Renting of barge, tug boats and ships 502103 Not Restricted
Operating of Car Parks 522103 Not Restricted
Towing and Road Side Assistance 522105 Not Restricted
Valet Parking Services 522110 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to water transportation – Management and Operation of Ports and Private Jetties 52220 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to water transportation – Management and Operation of Dry Dock 52220 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to water transportation – Navigational Aid Services 52220 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to water transportation – Bunkering Services 52220 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to air transportation – Airport Operator 5223 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to air transportation – Aircraft Handling Services Airlines 5223 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to air transportation – Aircraft Handling Services for Cargo 5223 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to air transportation – Private Aircraft Handling Services 5223 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to air transportation – Passenger Services 5223 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to air transportation – Airport Lounge Operations 5223 Not Restricted
Service activities incidental to air transportation – Areal Work air transport Operator services 5223 Not Restricted
Food and beverage service activities 5610 Not Restricted
Food and beverage service activities – With Sheesha 5610 Not Restricted
Catering Services 5621 Not Restricted
Food Transportation Companies 56291 Not Restricted
Internet/ Call Cabins 619001 Not Restricted
Duty Free Services 682091 Not Restricted
Performance testing of automobiles – Vehicles Technical Inspection 71206 Not Restricted
Fixing and Removing of Advertisement Boards 73103 Not Restricted
Public opinion polling 732 Not Restricted
Photographic activities 742 Not Restricted
Other building and industrial cleaning activities 8129 Not Restricted
Photographic activities – Laboratory for developing colour films 742 Not Restricted
Veterinary activities 75 Not Restricted
Renting and leasing of recreational and sports goods 7721 Not Restricted
Renting of video tapes and disks 7722 Not Restricted
Renting and leasing of other personal and household goods 7729 Not Restricted
Renting and operational leasing of machinery and equipment 77301 Not Restricted
Motorcycle Rental 773021 Not Restricted
Selling, Renting, and operational leasing of Aircraft or air transport equipment 77304 Not Restricted
Renting and operational leasing of office machinery and equipment 77307 Not Restricted
Renting of Animals 77309 Not Restricted
Travel office activities – Travel Agencies Office 7911 Not Restricted
Travel office activities – Airline General Sales Agent 7911 Not Restricted
Operation of Land Tours – International Transport of Tourists 791202 Not Restricted
Security systems service activities 802 Not Restricted
General cleaning of buildings 8121 Not Restricted
Other building and industrial cleaning activities – Public and Private utility Contracts 8129 Not Restricted
Landscape care and maintenance service activities 813 Not Restricted
Translation and interpretation 74901 Not Restricted
Library and archives activities 9101 Not Restricted
Museums activities and operation of historical sites and buildings 9102 Not Restricted
Botanical/ zoological gardens and nature reserves activities 9103 Not Restricted
Rental of Swimming Pools 932901 Not Restricted
Repair of computers and peripheral equipment 9511 Not Restricted
Repair of consumer electronics 9521 Not Restricted
Repair of household appliances and home and garden equipment 9522 Not Restricted
Repair of footwear and leather goods 9523 Not Restricted
Repair of furniture and home furnishings 9524 Not Restricted
Repair of other personal and household goods 9529 Not Restricted
Washing and (dry-) cleaning of textile and fur products 9601 Not Restricted
Ironing of textiles and fur products 960111 Not Restricted
Hairdressing and other beauty treatment – Ladies 9602 Not Restricted
Massage Parlours and other relaxation and bathing techniques services – Men 96092 Not Restricted
Massage Parlours and other relaxation and bathing techniques services – Ladies 96092 Not Restricted
Pet Care services; Animal Training 96093 Not Restricted
Consultancy in Animal Taming 960931 Not Restricted
Personal Events Planners 960991 Not Restricted
Other personal service activities 960990 Not Restricted