Oman visa for US citizens

Oman visa for US citizens
iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2020

The United States is one of the 67 countries all around the world whose citizens can apply for an Oman electronic visa. Consequently, you can apply online and avoid the bureaucratic hassle of an embassy. iVisa can help you with the entire process so that your effort can be as minimal as possible. All you need is some information, a few documents, and 10 minutes of your time.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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.

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.

What is the cost of the Oman eVisa?

For the cost of your Oman eVisa, you have three choices:

  • Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 4 Business Days, and the price is USD 82.00 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 2 Business Days, 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 1 Business Day, and you will be charged USD 142.00.

REMEMBER... This example of fees are for the eVisa of 1 year. As an US citizen you can apply for a eVisa of 30 days or 10 days. If you want information on the other eVisas, click here.

How long is the Oman eVisa valid for?

The Omar eVisa is valid for 1 year after issued. Other eVisas change their validity for 30 days after issued and 10 days after arrival.

How many entries am I allowed? How long can I stay?

The 1 year eVisa is a Multiple Entry. The others are a Single Entry. Visitors carrying an eVisa can enter Oman for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry, 30 days Total, or 10 days Per Entry, depending the choice of your eVisa. All visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.

How does the Oman eVisa work?

In February 2018, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) announced a new online system for visitors to apply for their tourist visas. The new online visa system is intended to facilitate the process for tourists traveling to Oman and to reduce the wait time at the arrival terminal.

The e-Visa system is an online method of applying for visas for entry from anywhere in the world. Some advantages of this system are that visas can be applied for quickly over the Internet at any time and from any location. Payment is made online at the time of the visa 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 consists of three easy 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 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.

How can I apply for my family or friends?

Just apply here with the documentation required and 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.

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.

Why choose 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 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.

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