Full details of our processes and contact information can be found in our Communication Matrix.
Import Truck Appointments
Import gate-out appointments for containers can also be booked between 0800:1600 hours over Weekends and Public holidays. In addition, we are also be able to deliver bulk lot of import containers (minimum of 5 containers) between 18:00-21:00 hours from Saturday to Thursday, provided bill of lading details are furnished to us prior to vessel arrival. Bill of lading details should be shared with our Planning Manager Essam Al-Sadah firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com.
Appointment Office Opening Hours
Saturday to Thursday between 07:00 – 15:30 hours.
- Appointment staff will attend to the last transaction for the day at 15:00 hours.
- Cashier will attend to the last transaction for the day at 15:30 hours.
Vessel Departure Form
As part of the Ministry of Transport & Telecommunications efforts to safeguard customers, you are kindly requested to forward Permission for Vessel to Depart forms (pdf) to Bpcu@mtt.gov.bh. Approvals will be forwarded to Customs Affairs via email.
Port Pass Application Form
New and existing customer can use our Gate Pass Application to request a new (renewed) pass to access the port.
Overview of action that will be taken for non-compliance with rules relating to Personal Protection Equipment, Traffic, Security, and Operations. Download Violation Matrix (pdf)
Shipments exceeding 5 meters in height leaving the port, should notify the traffic department for escorting.
Hours of Operation
Khalifa Bin Salman Port is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Sunday – Thursday: 08 00 hrs – 17 00 hrs
Saturday – Thursday: 04 00hrs – 22 00 hrs
Friday: 08 00 hrs – 16 00 hrs