In Bahrain, CR stands for Commercial Registration. For all businesses in Bahrain, it is mandatory to register themselves at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism (MOICT). MOICT issues CR certificate to successful registrants. CR allows businesses to commence registered business activities.
Since a company is an artificial person, each company in Bahrain has a unique identification number called CR Number. It is issued by MOICT after a successful name reservation.
A CR in Bahrain may have the following statuses: