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Content updated, September 2023
Travel to Oman with your eVisa! Apply here with iVisa
If you are planning a trip to the mesmerizing western Asian country of Oman, or officially The Sultanate of Oman, your first task will be assured you have the right travel documents and tourist visas to enter Oman.
You will find everything you need to know about the Oman eVisa and entering Oman for tourism purposes below.
In Feb 2018 the Royal Oman Police (ROP) announced a new online system and visa policy for visitors to apply for their Oman tourist visa. The new online Oman visa system is intended to facilitate the process for tourists traveling to Oman and to reduce the wait time at the arrival terminal.
Keep reading to find out how to apply for your Oman eVisa online using a quick, hassle-free, and completely digital application form.
What is the Oman Visa?
The Oman tourist visa is issued to foreign citizens who wish to visit the country for tourism purposes. It is the best and easiest Oman online visa available if you are looking to enter Oman for a holiday and enjoy everything the country has to offer.
The Oman visa online is an official document that provides authorization to travel to and from Oman. It is an electronic travel authorization to enter Oman and a completely valid visa, it is electronically linked to the traveler's passport and allows you to enter by land or air.
The eVisa is a tourist visa, available as a single entry visa, multiple entry visa, or as a GCC Resident single entry e visa. The visa costs vary depending on which option you choose and how soon you need it. Keep reading below for our fast-track service info and prices.
At the time of your e Visa application, you should be outside Oman, and travelers are reminded that this visa does not guarantee entry to the country, the final decision lies with border authorities.
Oman Visa - All you need to know
Who can apply for the Oman e Visa online?
There is a list of 103 countries that can enter Oman without a visa for up to 14 days. You can check if you need an Oman online visa using our Visa Checker tool at the top right of this page, or go to your local embassy to inquire if you are part of the list before applying.
However, if you want to travel for longer than 14 days you will need to apply for an electronic travel authorization (the Oman online Visa). Over 70 countries can apply for the Oman evisa online and you can do this directly with us to save the hassle of visiting any government officials and simply apply online all from the comfort of your own home.
- Only 5 countries are lucky enough to have freedom of movement and visit Oman without the Oman e Visa: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
To view your exact requirements to enter Oman you can visit our application page and select your nationality.
Types of Oman e Visa available online
Depending on your nationality and purpose of travel there are 3 different types of Oman Visa available through our online services.
Single Entry Visa: With this e Visa for Oman, travelers can only enter the country once and stay for up to 30 days in Total. This type of tourist visa may be extended once for up to an extra 30 days.
Multiple Entry Visa: This Oman Visa online allows visitors multiple entry within a 1 year period. Each stay can be no longer than 30 days Per Entry and this visa cannot be extended.
GCC Residents Visa: This is a special visa for travelers who have a GCC residence card and is valid for a single entry to Oman, of up to 28 days in Total. It can be extended once for up to 7 days.
Important - If a visitor overstays more than the 30 days allowed, there is a fine of 26 USD per day. The Oman e-Visa must be used to enter Oman within 6 months of approval.
What documents and information do I need to apply for the Oman eVisa?
Eligible citizens will need to provide certain required documents and personal information for a successful Oman eVisa application. The following is required:
Personal information - Name, date of birth, gender, nationality, and contact details.
A valid passport - Valid for at least 6 months after arrival date to Oman.
A recent digital passport style photo - We also provide a passport photo service if you need one.
Any other supporting documents applicable - Accommodation proof and airline confirmation, especially the return flight ticket, may be required by border control when entering Oman to prove your intention to leave before your Visa expires, however, it is not necessary when you apply online.
All documents must be uploaded in digital format for your online application. Travelers do not need to present any travel document at the Oman Embassy or consulate in person. This is a 100% online e Visa process.
How do I apply for the Oman e Visa?
Applicants can apply for their E visa in just 3 easy steps with iVisa. Using our fully online application form it shouldn't take you longer than 5 minutes to complete and you can have your Oman visa in as fast as 24 hours!
Step 1 - Fill out the e Visa application form with all your personal and travel information, including the same passport you are traveling with. Attach any documents requested.
Step 2 - Choose the processing speed that best suits you and pay the Oman visa price with a credit or debit card.
Step 3 - Sit back, relax and wait for your Oman e Visa to arrive via email.
Our experts will double-check your visa information and make sure everything looks good, if we have any questions we will contact you via email. You will receive your approved eVisa via email in the time frame you have chosen.
Note: Even though border officials should have your e Visa available to check in their system we recommend you print out the visa and carry it with you at all times during the travel to Oman.
When should I apply for my Oman eVisa?
You can get your Visa in as fast as 24 hours with us, so last-minute requests are always an option, but you can also apply through iVisa at any time before your trip.
We will ensure the accuracy of your application and queue it so that it is processed within the required time frame.
What are the costs and processing times of the Oman E visa application?
Depending on which e Visa you are eligible for or which one suits your traveler needs the most, the price will vary.
Single Entry Visa:
- Standard processing time is 4 Business Days and it costs USD $151.99.
- Rush processing time of 2 Business Days which costs USD $217.99.
- Super rush processing of 1 Business Day for USD $309.99.
Multiple Entry Visa:
- Standard processing time is 4 Business Days and it costs USD $229.99.
- Rush processing time of 2 Business Days which costs USD $295.99.
- Super rush processing of 1 Business Day for USD $387.99.
GCC Resident Visa:
- Standard processing time is 6 days and it costs USD $43.99.
- Rush processing time of 4 days which costs USD $69.99.
- Super rush processing of 3 days for USD $100.99.
Note: All consulate or Government fees are included in our total service prices.
Traveling with Minors, do they need to apply for an Oman visa online?
Yes, children traveling to Oman must always possess their own passport and Oman eVisa.
Do I need an Oman eVisa if I am transiting through the country?
If you are in transit via Muscat but do not leave the airport, you will not need a visa. If you are in long transit for up to 72 hours, you can apply for a transit visa with the help of your airline.
As you get off your first flight in Oman ask for the help of the airline staff or the transfer desk.
How does the Oman eVisa look like?
COVID -19 Requirements and Restrictions
COVID vaccination certificate is not required for entry in Oman. Since information may change quickly, we advise you to follow up on the latest Oman travel updates and/or contact your local embassy.
- COVID test requirements: There are no testing requirements.
- Quarantine requirements: There are currently no quarantine requirements in Oman.
Where Can I learn more about the Oman eVisa?
For additional information, you can contact our customer support agents. They are available 24/7 to answer any further questions you might have about the Oman eVisa application and our services. If you apply with us, they will also be able to provide updates on the status of your visa application.
Required Documents to Apply
Supporting Document (if applicable)
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Birth Certificate (if applicable)
Airline confirmation (if applicable)
Proof of Accommodation (if applicable)
The Oman e-Visa can be used as a single or multiple-entry visa.
It must be used to enter Oman within 6 months of approval.
To apply for this visa you must be outside the Sultanate of Oman at the time of application.
The Oman e-Visa does not require a sponsor in Oman.
You cannot have any other current Oman visa if you want to apply for this eVisa.
Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Oman.
You must have a return travel ticket to enter Oman.
You have to present proof of accommodation to obtain the travel document. The dates in this document MUST match the travel dates selected in the application. This is a requirement that is demanded by the government in order to issue the travel document.
If you overstay in Oman, there is a fine of 26 USD for each day of overstay.
This visa cannot be changed to a work visa during your stay at the Sultanate of Oman.
Your entry to Oman is at the discretion of the Royal Oman Police officer at the port of entry.
iVisa is a legitimate company, accredited and recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). For more information, see the FAQs below.
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What if my Oman eVisa application is rejected?
In the rare instance that your application for the Oman eVisa is rejected, despite our experts checking every application to ensure 100% government compliance, you will receive a full refund of the iVisa service fee for the Oman visa. (The government fee will not be refunded.)
This does not apply to travelers who have had a visa application for Oman previously rejected.
If an application is rejected due to an incorrectly filled-in application form, you may try to apply for a visa again with iVisa.
I made a mistake in one of my answers. Can I change it?
I have not received the Oman eVisa or confirmation email, what now?
You will receive the approved document via email once the application is accepted. You will always receive an email notification if your application has any problems. Please also check your SPAM folder.
Additionally, once you apply, you’ll automatically create an iVisa account. This is where you can follow the status of all your applications and find your approved documents for download. Simply log in here for the first time and create your password.
Can I cancel my visa application?
You may be able to cancel your application before we send it to the Oman government for processing. This happens quickly after payment and documents are submitted.
The refund policy is as follows for cancelations:
Status is “Received Application” or “In Progress”: 100% refund of the iVisa processing fees.
Status is “Information Needed”: up to 90% refund of the iVisa processing fees.
Status is “Waiting on Government” or “Complete”: not refundable.
Please note that government fees are not refundable.
Where can I read more?
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- How Citizens of the United States Can Enter Oman During Coronavirus
- How Citizens of the United Kingdom Can Enter Oman During Coronavirus
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- Oman Covid Entry Restrictions
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