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Do US citizens need a visa for Oman? - Cost and Requirements

Do US citizens need a visa for Oman? - Cost and Requirements
iVisa | Updated on May 06, 2022

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.com 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 eVisa?

This eVisa is a formal and official electronic paper that allows visitors to enter Oman.

Which documents do I need to supply for the application?

Any application process requires proper documentation. Yet, there is nothing out of the ordinary. Here is what you need to provide:

  • 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.

  • Email address – when applying with iVisa, your visa will be sent to you via email, 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.

How much does the eVisa cost?

We always satisfy the needs and pockets of every single applicant. This is the reason why we decided to introduce three types of processing times:

  • Standard processing (4 Business Days) - USD $83.49.

  • Rush processing (2 Business Days) - USD $106.99.

  • Super rush processing (1 Business Day) - USD $131.99.

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 1 year. 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. US citizens can enter Oman for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry, 30 days in 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.

Do I have to invest a lot of time in the application form?

Just 10 minutes of your time will be enough to complete the online application form.

In how many parts is the application form divided?

The process for the Oman eVisa works like this:

  1. First, fill in your personal data and choose the processing time from the options mentioned before.
  2. Second, revise step one and make the payment.
  3. Third, answer a questionnaire and upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it will depend on personal circumstances.

Start your application here and get your eVisa on time! In case you need extra help, you can contact our support service 24/7.

After I submit my eVisa request, what do I have to do?

We will contact you via email to inform you about the status of your eVisa. You don't need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you in order to save you valuable time. After we receive the approval of your eVisa request, we will send you the document in PDF format (via email.)

How can I apply for my family or friends?

You can apply for friends or family by making sure you have all the required documents first (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 information 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?

Once the Government responds to the eVisa request, we will send you the document via email.

Do I need to present any documentation when I arrive in Oman?

You will need to show your valid passport, the eVisa, a hotel booking confirmation, and a return ticket.

What would happen if I made a mistake in the application form?

Once your application is issued we can not change or modify any information. However, if this happens to you, we recommend you to contact us as soon as possible by chat or email ([email protected])

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

Many people tend to be very suspicious of online services and products offered, however, with us this is not the case. For many years, we have made sure that the quality of the service we provide is the best and our clients are witness to this. The confidentiality and security of the information you provide us with are some of the things that characterize us as a company. If you want proof of the service we offer, you can visit our page here and see what our clients think about us here.

Why choose us?

By choosing iVisa.com, 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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