Visa policy of Oman

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Omani Visa on arrival with entry and exit stamps at Muscat Airport on a Singapore passport.

Visitors to Oman must obtain a visa prior to travel unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or one of the countries whose citizens are eligible for visa on arrival.

Citizens of member nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council may travel to Oman without visa limits. Nationals of 68 other countries are granted free visa on arrival to the Oman for a period of 30 days. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.[1]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Oman

Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens of the following countries do not require a visa to visit Oman:

Holders of diplomatic or official passports of Cyprus, Germany, Jordan, Russia and South Korea do not require a visa for up to 90 days.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Citizens of the following 68 countries and territories may obtain a single entry visa on arrival valid for 30 days (unless noted otherwise):

1 - Issued free of charge.
2 - Valid for 3 months.


Citizens of the countries eligible for visa on arrival, including their spouses and children of another nationality, may also obtain an eVisa valid for 10 or 30 days online.[7][8]

Conditional eVisa[edit]

Citizens of the following 28 countries, including their spouses and children of another nationality, can obtain an online eVisa, for a single entry stay of 30 days, if they hold a valid Schengen Visa, a valid visa from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, or the United States of America, or a residence permit from one of these countries.[9]

Common visa[edit]


Holders of a visa or entrance stamp of the Emirate of Dubai that is valid for at least 21 days are visa exempt. Eligible nationalities are:[10]


Holders of a visa for Qatar that is valid for travel to Oman and valid for at least one month are visa exempt when arriving directly from Qatar. Eligible nationalities are:[11]

Online visas[edit]

Visas to Oman can be obtained online though the electronic website of the Omani Royal Police.[12]

Admission refusal[edit]

Citizens of Israel are refused admission to Oman.[13]

Transit Without Visa[edit]

Visitors from any country who hold onward tickets may transit through Oman without a visa for up to 6 hours if proceeding by the same flight. This is not applicable to nationals of  Israel.

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