Bahrain will introduce electronic driving licence and car ownership cards via the e-traffic smartphone app. Along with the service of issuing an e-permit by the car owner to travel by another driver through the King Fahad Causeway in cooperation with the Customs Affairs.
The services were part of a comprehensive digital transformation in cooperation with the Information and e-Government Authority. They would facilitate the processing of traffic applications. The digital driving licence and car ownership card will replace the hard copy of the licence and card as they would be displayed via the app.
The previous procedure was a written permit with a copy of the ID and the ownership card of the vehicle.
The new service allows car owners to issue or cancel the permits electronically. In addition, the permit could be scanned through the Barcode.