Pakistan is an Arab Gulf Cooperation Council country, this is a lucky thing for Pakistani citizens wishing to travel to Oman since now, you can apply online for a GCC Resident eVisa to visit Oman. If you want to know more about it and how to apply from your house thanks to iVisa, keep reading this article.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Pakistani passport, do I need a visa to visit Oman?
What is a GCC Resident eVisa?
The GCC Residence eVisa is an authorization document that allows foreign residents in AGCC (The Arab Gulf Cooperation Council) states to travel to Oman. Part of this eVisa initiative by Oman was the introduction of a less expensive visa for GCC residents.
How long can Pakistani visitors stay in Oman with a GCC Resident eVisa?
Visitors carrying a GCC Resident eVisa can enter Oman for a maximum of 28 days Total. It also grants a Single Entry.
Remember that all visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
We require the following to submit your application:
A photograph of the applicant (digital).
A scan of the applicant's passport.
Copy of GCC Visa.
GCC Resident Card copy with at least 6 months validity upon entry to Oman Accommodation proof and airline confirmation (especially the return ticket) may be required when entering Oman, however, it is not necessary to apply.
How long is the GCC Resident eVisa valid?
The GCC Resident eVisa is valid for 30 days after issued.
What are the processing times and prices?
One of the common concerns about electronic visas is the cost. With iVisa, applicants have three available options when it comes to processing time and this will determine the price. The three options are:
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 eVisa in only 24 hours, and you will be charged USD 103.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the GCC Resident eVisa work?
The GCC Resident eVisa for Oman is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Oman Government.
What iVisa does is to 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 GCC Resident eVisa application.
How long does it take to apply for a GCC Resident eVisa?
As you just need to fill in our easy applicaction form, you just will need less than 10 minutes. Then, we handle the rest for you to obtain your visa.
How can I apply for a GCC Resident eVisa?
As said, you just need to fill the application form that consists of three easy 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, you will receive the GCC Resident eVisa by email, in PDF format. 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.
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.
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 GCC Resident eVisa will be 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 GCC Resident 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.