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Can I get a visa on arrival in Muscat?

Can I get a visa on arrival in Muscat?
iVisa | Updated on Oct 07, 2019

For citizens from over 60 different nationalities, Oman visas on arrival used to be available at the Muscat International Airport until February of 2018. This process was transformed into an electronic visa system, that now allows you to apply for your eVisa online. If you need to check your eligibility, we encourage you to use iVisa’s Visa Checker, but if you are ready to fill out an application, here is what you need to know.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What offers you iVisa?

iVisa is a multinational corporation that provides simple online solutions to process your travel visas. We enable travelers to process their visas quickly, easily, and safely, from a computer, smartphone or tablet. We also provide a minimum chance of rejection and an awesome customer support team at your reach 24x7.

Why choosing us?

By choosing iVisa, you are choosing to leave the frustrating visa process behind you and engaging in a new, commute-free, paperless experience. No more frustrating Government forms, endless trips to the embassies or ugly surprises. Let our visa specialists handle your visa so you can only focus on planning your trip.

What is an Oman eVisa?

It is an official document which provides authorization to travel to and from Oman. It is electronically linked to your passport.

How long can visitors with an Oman eVisa stay in the country?

This eVisa allows a maximum stay of 30 days Per Entry.

What do I need to apply for an Oman eVisa?

If you decide to apply online with iVisa, you will need to gather a few things regarding your personal information and documentation. Once you do that, we handle the rest! Here is what you need:

  • Passport – your passport needs to remain valid for at least another 6 months from your intended date of arrival in Oman. Otherwise, you risk having your application denied.

  • A passport scan – we only need the information page of your passport. Here you will find instructions on how to make the best passport scan for your application.

  • A digital photo of you – You can take it yourself! Just make sure that it meets the photo requirements. If you already have one that meets these requirements, it has to be no older than 6 months.

  • E-mail address – when applying with iVisa, your visa will be sent to you via e-mail, so make sure that you introduce a valid e-mail address you have access to.

  • Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment such as credit and debit cards or Paypal.

Citizens coming from some nationalities require a valid visa or a residence permit issued by the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, or Australia. These nationalities would not be able to apply for an Oman e-visa otherwise. Please make sure to find out if this is your case by using our Visa Checker.

How long is the Oman eVisa valid for?

The Oman eVisa is valid for 1 year after issued.

What are the processing times and prices of the eVisa?

The cost of your Oman e-visa is determined by two factors: the processing time in which you will like to get your visa and the visa type. The most common visa type is a Single Entry visa with the following three options:

  • Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 4 days, and the price is USD 43.00 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 48 hours, and the total price of it is USD 73.00 (service fees included).

  • Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Oman e-visa in only 24 hours, and you will be charged USD 103.00 (service fees included).

PLEASE NOTE: The prices above are for a Single Entry, 10-Day visa. iVisa offers other options for multiple entry visas and for GCC residents.

How long does it take to apply for an Oman eVisa?

Less than 10 minutes, since your only job is to fill in our easy application form. We handle the rest.

How can I apply?

iVisa designed the most convenient, easy-to-fill application form. It is short, concise and really easy to understand! Additionally, if you need any help with it, you can call reach out to our visa experts and let our support service help you 24/7.

There are three steps into completing your application:

  • The first step requires you to fill in the blanks of our online application form with your personal information and some details regarding your trip to Oman. You must also select the processing time and the visa type.

  • Step two is all about revision and payment. Make sure all your application is detailed correctly!

  • Step three consists of a few additional documents you will be asked to upload.

Once you complete all three steps, your work is done. Just wait for the visa to arrive in your e-mail inbox and print it out.

What happens after I have applied?

Once the application is done, you will receive the Oman eVisa by email. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time.

Do I need to get an Oman eVisa for my kids too?

Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Oman require a visa, even kids.

How can I apply for my family or friends?

You just need to make sure you have all the required documents (you can see above in this article) and apply here introducing his or her data and if you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.

Do I need an eVisa if I am in transit through Oman?

If you will NOT leave the transit lounge at the airport while in Oman, then you are not required to have an eVisa. Otherwise, if you wish to leave the airport, then you HAVE TO apply for an Oman eVisa.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.

Your Oman eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Oman eVisa?

Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

For a faster resolution click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. Alternatively, you can find more info and FAQs here.

You can no longer get a visa on arrival in Muscat at the airport, but the online application process is so much easier. There is little effort on your part, and iVisa does the hard work for you!

iVisa has a rating of 4.7/5 from over 17,000 reviews on Trustpilot (as of October 2019), so join its thousands of satisfied customers and make your Oman adventure come to life.

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