For citizens from over 60 different nationalities, the Oman government issues a special electronic visa that allows travelers to obtain a visa without having to approach any embassy or consulate. Indian passport holders are eligible for this specific type of visa. So, if you are an Indian citizen who wishes to apply online for an Oman eVisa, now you can do it online! You will find out how to do it on this blog.
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.
I have an Indian passport, do I need a visa to visit Oman?
Which visa types iVisa offers for Indian passport holders wishing to visit Oman?
There are these kinds of visas for Indian passport holders visiting Oman:
GCC Resident eVisa.
NOTE: The information on this blog is about the eVisa.
You can check them all here.
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 Indian passport stay in Oman with an eVisa?
Visitors carrying an eVisa can enter Oman for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry. All visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the required documents?
To apply online for an Oman eVisa, you will need to gather a few things regarding your personal information and documentation to expedite the permit. 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.
Valid visa or residence permit – Indian citizens require a valid visa or a residence permit issued by a Schengen country, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, or Australia.
How long is the Oman eVisa valid?
This eVisa is valid for 1 year after issued. It also grants you Multiple Entry.
What is the cost of the Oman eVisa?
For the cost of your Oman eVisa, you have three choices. It will depend on the processing time you choose:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 4 days, and the price is USD 82.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 48 hours, and the price is USD 112.00 (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 142.00.
How does the Oman eVisa work?
The Oman eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Oman Government.
Travelers, travel agents, airlines and specialist service providers like us around the world can use the Oman eVisa system to process an eVisa. We enter 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?
It will take you less than 10 minutes, since you just need to fill in our application form and we handle the rest!
How can I apply for an Oman eVisa?
The application is really easy, and consists of three steps:
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.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
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 the email provided. 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 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 eVisa. Otherwise, if you wish to leave the airport, then you HAVE TO apply for 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.
Once I arrive in Oman, what documents do I need to present?
At entry, you must show that you have a valid hotel booking in Oman and a return ticket, in addition to the eVisa and valid passport.
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.