Visa to Oman

Residents of GCC countries do not need a visa and all other countries may apply online for tourist visas directly with the Royal Oman Police or your preferred travel agent.  Oman Visitors can apply for a tourist visa (short stay – 10 days, long stay – 30 days).  More information about Oman visa is available here.

 

 

Nationalities that are eligible for visa on arrival:

Citizens of the following countries are eligible to purchase a visa on arrival in Oman. Please note that this information is updated regularly and care should be taken to verify this information before traveling to Oman. The list of these countries is updated here. Delegates can apply online directly here.

 

On Arrival Visa cost (per person)

  • Tourist Visa 1-10 days: OMR 5/ US$ 14
  • Tourist Visa 11-30 days: OMR 20 / US$ 53

European Countries

Andorra

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Rep

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malta

Moldova

Monaco

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

San Marino

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

Vatican

Central & South American Countries

Argentina

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

French Guiana

Paraguay

Suriname

Uruguay

Venezuela

Other countries

Australia

Brunei Dar al-Salam

Canada

Hong Kong

Indonesia

Japan

Lebanon

Malaysia

New Zealand

Seychelles

Singapore

South Africa

South Korea

Taiwan

Thailand

USA

Other Nationalities:

Countries not listed in above list need to pre-arrange Oman visas with charges as under. (Pre-arranged Visa charges include Oman Visa charges and Administration fee).

Congress delegates will have an option to get the assistance of MCI, the event organizer, for their visa application once their registration has been confirmed and hotel accommodations thru one of the preferred hotels have been made. You may submit your request for visa assistance thru the registration portal. 

 

Visa cost (per person)

  • Tourist Visa 1–10 days: US$30
  • Tourist Visa 11–30 days: US$85
  • Express Visa 3 weeks: US$120

 

Requirements:

  • Blue background passport size photograph (4×6 cm).
  • Clear scanned passport pages showing name, address, date of issue, date of expiry and nationality with the visa form (full page, side should not be cut).
  • Ensure that one page of your passport is available for stamping of Oman visa.
  • Passport should have a minimum validity of 6 months.
  • Completed Visa form.
  • For Pakistani passport holders page 2 & 3 also required.
  • For some nationalities (Pakistan, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Sudan etc) tourist visas cannot be issued and express visa must be applied.

 

Important Notes for visa applications made thru MCI:

  • Visa application will be processed after receiving all required documents, visa fee, congress registration confirmation, hotel booking confirmation at one of the congress preferred hotels.
  • Deadline to apply for the visa with the congress secretariat is 10 October 2019. Normal time to process pre-arranged visas is 5 to 7 working days (except Friday & Saturday) and same is subject to Immigration formalities.
  • Issuing visa is at the discretion of immigration; hence we can’t guarantee the same for any nationalities.
  • Visa fee is non-refundable once it’s applied.
  • You will be invoiced after your registration. Once payment is received your visa application will be processed.

 

For inquiries and assistance contact:

ihf2019@mci-group.com

DISCLAIMER:

Efforts have been made to ensure this information is correct at the time of publishing. However, the congress organizers do not verify the accuracy or completeness of this information and disclaim any implied warranties with regard to it. IHF and MCI (Congress organizers) shall have no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of relying on the immigration information solely on this page. We strongly recommend that you go to the online visa application website or consult your preferred travel agency.