Oman is open for tourism. The government of Oman has lifted entry restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers. Travelers can now apply for a visa and visit the country, regardless of their vaccination status.

What is an Oman Tourist Visa?

The Oman tourist visa is issued to foreigners who wish to visit the country for tourism purposes. It is the best option for international holidaymakers planning a short trip to Oman

Facts about the Oman visitor visa:

  • Visa validity: 30 days from the date of issue (entry must be made within 1 month)
  • Maximum length of stay: up to 30 days
  • Purpose of visit: tourist activities
  • Number of entries: single or multiple

Do I Need a Tourist Visa for Oman?

Most international visitors need a tourist visa to stay in Oman for longer than 14 days. Only 5 countries enjoy freedom of movement in Oman: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Travelers from over 70 countries are now able to apply for an Oman visit visa online. The type of Oman travel visa a visitor needs depends on their nationality and travel plans. There are 3 main options available for tourists.

Types of online Online tourist visa

Single-entry Oman tourist visa

With this visit visa for Oman, travelers can enter the country once and stay for up to 30 days. This type of tourist visa may be extended once for up to an additional 30 days.

Multiple-entry Oman tourist visa

This visa allows for multiple entries during a one-year period. Each stay may be up to 30 days and it cannot be extended.

Single-entry Oman tourist visa for GCC residents

This special tourist visa for travelers who have a GCC residence card is valid for a single entry of up to 28 days. It can be extended once for up to 7 days.

Oman Travel Visa

Traveling to Oman is easy, but most nationalities (Europeans, Canadians, Americans, and Australians) need to get an evisa before arrival at the airport. Certain nationalities are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival. Check your visa requirements for Oman here.

A tourist visa for 10 days costs five rials (US$12) or a month for 20 rials ($52).

A multiple-entry visa costs 50 rials (US$130) and it’s valid for one year. If you are arriving from the Emirate of Dubai or from Qatar to Oman bearing a tourist entrance visa or a stamp from either country, you’re not required to obtain a separate visa for Oman provided you travel directly from Dubai or Doha to Oman. We visited Oman from Dubai, and it was an easy and stress-free process.

Oman eVisa

Application Foreign travelers who wish to visit Oman for tourism purposes should request an eVisa for Oman to travel to and within the country. The eVisa for Oman The Oman eVisa, an Electronic Travel Authorization, was launched in March 2018 to simplify the process of obtaining a Tourist visa to visit the country.

The eVisa for Oman allows eligible citizens to enter and travel around Oman. Oman offers different types of eVisa: Single entry visa, valid for a stay of up to 30 days Single entry visa for GCC residents, valid for a stay of up to 28 days Multiple entry visa for 1 year, valid for a total combined stay of 30 days Passports must be valid for at least six months from the arrival date. Applicants can obtain a valid Electronic Travel Authorization for Oman by completing the eVisa online application.

The online Oman eVisa application is straightforward and easy to complete.

  1.  Complete online application
  2.  Confirm payment
  3. Receive approved eVisa

eVISA Application


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