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Updated March 2023
In a bid to boost Oman’s tourism industry, the country’s authorities have set up a visa-free travel system designed to entice more travellers to visit Oman.
With only a passport that is valid for at least six months, many nationals can now travel to Oman without requiring a visa.
Read on for more details.
Oman visa-free travel news & update
The government of Oman announced that they are currently providing visa-free entry to tourists from 103 nations. These visitors are permitted to remain for a maximum of two weeks, with the opportunity to extend their visa-free stay once, although there will be a fee applied if they wish to do so.
Once the designated visit duration has ended, guests must request a one-month e-Visa, which requires payment of OMR 20. They may alternatively opt for a multi-entry visa that is valid for a year as long as particular requirements are fulfilled and each visit duration does not exceed one month.
Oman visa-free countries list
Travellers from GCC countries are allowed to enter Oman without having to first obtain a visa. The countries are:
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
Oman 14-day visa-free countries list
Furthermore, nationals of 103 countries are eligible to enter Oman visa-free for 14 days. Following the specified period, travellers from the below countries must apply online for an e-visa.
Please note that the exemption is subject to certain requirements that include a prior and confirmed hotel booking, health insurance, and a return ticket. The countries are as follows:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- El Salvador
- Hong Kong
- North Macedonia
- New Zealand
- San Marino
- South Africa
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- United States
- Vatican City
Oman COVID entry requirements
As per the latest announcement made by the Omani authorities, the country has removed all COVID-19 restrictions. In addition, visitors are also not required to provide their vaccination status for entry to Oman.