About Benayat

Benayat Building Permit Portal is the Kingdom of Bahrain’s official system used to issue building permits for all types of building projects whether Investment, Residential, Industrial, Commercial, etc. The system enables Engineering Offices licensed in the Kingdom of Bahrain to apply for building permits, enquire on application status, obtain consultation from concerned government entities regarding building permits, pay building permit related fees, as well as apply for other building related services. By utilizing an interactive map that provides key information for land parcels and by centralizing all the concerned regulations and requirements under one system, Benayat allows applicants to obtain all necessary information to prepare drawings and documents required to apply for a building permit.

These are highly experienced offices, licensed by The Council of Regulating the Practice of Engineering Professions, that have been granted a legal status to practice engineering related activities, including preparing drawings and documents necessary to apply for a building permit. Engineering Offices vary according to the category they have been classified as, which depends on the number, area of specialization, and age of experience of the engineers working for that office.

The role of the Government service entities vary based on the size of the construction required: For all applications: Provide information and consultation services to engineering offices if required. For applications requesting new construction or additions 50sqm or less: Review, study, and process all applications before the issuance of a building permit For applications requesting new construction or additions exceeding 50sqm: Perform an audit on applications after the issuance of the building permit to ensure credibility of the building permits issued and ensure that the applying Engineering offices, as well as the reviewing engineering offices mandated to review applications, have complied with the regulations and requirements of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Process applications requiring pre-approvals