Cost of Services provided by Settlement & Central Depository
Service Name Service Description Cost (BHD)
Trading commission  Subject to the Board of Directors  Resolutions No. 4/2006 and No.1/2015 with respect to the Broker's Commission on the Bahrain Bourse. Equities 0.275% of Transaction Value
Sukuk 0.08% of Transaction Value
Investor Number (IN)
(Form 1A & 1B)
Entry of investors' particulars into the CSD system. BD 4 (payable once).
Account Opening
(Form 2)
Opening the investors' account and depositing the securities with one broker. BD1
Deposit of Securities
(Form 3)
  Free of Charge
Securities Statement of Account
(Form 4)
Adhoc account statements regarding the transactions. BD2 per statement, not exceeding two pages and an addition BD1 per each additional page.
Transfer of Securities
(Form 5 & 6)
Transfer of securities other than exempted transfers. BD1 per company.
Exempted Transfer of Securities
(Form 5 & physical shares certificates transfer form)
Exempted transfers. Subject to Article (36) of the Internal Regulations as amended by Resolution (14) of 2006.
 Withdrawal of Securities
(Form 7 )
Letter of deposited securities ownership and Withdrawal of securities. BD10 per company.
Pledge of Securities
(Form 8)
Pledging and freezing of securities (except margin transfers). 0.00025 of the pledged securities market value, with a minimum of BD 5 per transaction.
Unpledge of Securities
(Form 9)
  Free of Charge.
Change of Investor's Information
(Form 11)
change Investor's Information in CSD (e.g. : Address, Contact Numbers etc...) Free of Charge.
Investors Online Account Services
(Form 14)
  Free of Charge (subject to eServices' Terms & Conditions of Bahrain Bourse).
CSD Participants eServices
(Form 15)
Allocation of ISIN
(Form 16)
Issuance of Statements of Shareholder Register in CSD Issuance of deposited securities accounts statements in the CSD system, subject to the issuer's request. 20 fils per shareholder at a minimum of BD50 in case the statement is issued on a CD, and a minimum of BD100 in case the statement is issued as hard copies.
Management of Shareholders' Register   500 fils per shareholder per annum at a minimum of BD2000 and a maximum of BD10,000 per company.