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How to make a proper Oman visa inquiry

How to make a proper Oman visa inquiry
iVisa | Updated on Aug 15, 2019

Traveling to Oman entails a visa in most cases. Only 6 countries are visa-exempt, so other nationalities require a visa upon entry. As far as research goes, you need to be very careful because while information is useful, you must know what kind of information you will need for this process. That is why a proper Oman visa inquiry is necessary, but we can help you with all that. Below, you will find some tips on what you need to look for.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need a visa to visit Oman?

It depends on your nationality. The first thing you need to check is your eligibility. iVisa can help you with that. Use the Visa Checker to see if you are eligible for an eVisa. You just need to insert your nationality and choose Oman as your destination. If you qualify, you will be redirected to the application page, and if you do not, you will be given information about the nearest embassies.

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 stay in Oman with an eVisa?

With an Oman eVisa, visitors will be able to stay in the country for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry and the eVisa also allows Multiple Entry.

What are the documents required to apply?

To apply online with iVisa, you will need:

  • Your passport – you need to have a passport that remains valid for at least 6 months from your date of arrival in Oman. Otherwise, you risk having your application denied.

  • A passport scan – the information page is the most important

  • A digital photo of yourself – make sure that it is taken in the last 6 months.

  • E-mail address – you will receive the visa via e-mail, so make sure that you introduce a valid e-mail address you have access to.

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

  • A valid visa or residence permit (if necessary) – some nationalities require a valid visa or a residence permit issued by a Schengen country, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, or Australia. These nationalities would not be able to apply for an Oman e-visa otherwise. This type of document is also known as a conditional visa.

How long is the Oman eVisa valid?

Your Oman eVisa will be valid for 1 year after issued.

What are the processing times and prices?

When it comes for the processing time and prices, iVisa offers you three options for each one:

  • Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 4 days, and the price is USD 160.00 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 48 hours, and the total price of it is USD 190.00 (service fees included).

  • Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Oman eVisa in only 24 hours, and you will be charged USD 220.00 (service fees included).

Click here to start your application.

How does the Oman eVisa work?

Your Oman eVisa will be issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Oman Government. iVisa makes the hard work entering the applicant's information into the Oman eVisa system and after they check it out, we are advised of the outcome of the Oman eVisa application.

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

Since you just need to fill in the application form, and it is very easy and simple, it will take you less than 10 minutes. We handle the rest and we will send you your eVisa via email in the timeframe you chose.

How can I apply for an Oman eVisa?

Applying for an Oman eVisa is a really easy process. It has only three steps:

  1. The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.

  2. The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.

  3. The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.

Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.

What happens after I have applied?

Once the application is done, we will send you your Oman eVisa by email in the timeframe you chose. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time. Next, present a printed version of your Oman eVisa along with your passport once you enter Oman.

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 can perfectly apply for friends or family. Just make sure to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing his or her data. In case 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 Oman 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 Oman eVisa However, if you plan to leave the airport, then you HAVE TO carry an Oman eVisa.

How do I know if my visa is approved?

We will notify you by email as soon as the Oman government approves your visa.

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?

Of course. We know that many people think 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 specific questions, click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. And if you want to find more info and FAQs, click here.

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