Oman Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Oman, a passport valid for at least six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
When applying for a one-year multiple-entry visa, your passport must be valid for one year.
All nationals referred to in the chart above may apply for a single-entry visa on arrival at Muscat International Airport.
Travellers who have resided in one of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries for at least one year and who hold a valid residence permit and labour card may obtain a tourist visa on arrival, provided they meet certain conditions regarding professional status. Contact the embassy/consulate for further details or check the Royal Oman Police website (www.rop.gov.om).
A joint tourist visa between Oman and Qatar, or Oman and Dubai is available. This allows travel between the two countries and is available for all nationals listed above. See the Oman Airport website (www.omanairports.com/visaonarivals.asp) for more details.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.
Single-entry 10-day visa on arrival: OMR5 (around £8); single-entry 30-day visa on arrival: OMR20 (around £32); multiple-entry visa on arrival: OMR50 (around £81).
A cruise visitor visa is free for visits of less than 48 hours and OMR5 for up to 96 hours.
Single-entry visa: 10 or 30 days; multiple-entry visa: multiple stays of up to 21 days within a year (only available to business travellers).
Upon expiration of the visa, the holder will be fined OMR10 for each day of the delay.
An air transit visa is granted by an air authority to expatriates and applied for by the airline. It entitles the holder to enter the country only once and stay for a maximum of 72 hours provided they have a valid ticket for onward travel. A road transit visa allows expatriates and nationals from neighbouring countries access for three days. It is valid for two months.
Contact the Oman embassy or consulate. Residence visas can be renewed via the online service on the Royal Oman Police website (www.rop.gov.om). Single parents in Oman will need documentary evidence of parental responsibility when obtaining a residence visa for their child/children.
A single-entry visa originally valid for 10 days can be extended for a further 10 days at a cost of OMR5. A 30 day single-entry visa can be extended for one month at a cost of OMR20. A multiple-entry visa cannot be extended.
Single parents, or other adults travelling alone with children, may be required to provide documentary evidence of parental responsibility on entering and leaving the country. To check what is required, contact the nearest Oman Embassy.
For minors (under 18 years) travelling unaccompanied, a consent letter is required from one of their parents, as well as a photocopy of their father's passport. Minors should apply for a visa in advance.