Visa to Oman

Residents of GCC countries do not need a visa. All other countries may apply for tourist visas with the Royal Oman Police online here or through MCI, the congress organizer, prior to traveling to Oman. Citizens of selected countries are eligible for visa on arrival. 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 or by applying for an e-tourist visa in advance here. 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 (click List of Group-1 Countries on the upper right-hand corner of the page).

 

On Arrival Visa cost (per person)

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

Countries

Andorra

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Bolivia

Brazil

Brunei Darussalam

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China

Colombia

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Ecuador

Estonia

Finland

France

French Guiana

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

Indonesia

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Korea, Republic Of (South)

Latvia

Lebanon

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malaysia

Malta

Moldova, Republic Of

Monaco

Netherlands, Kingdom Of The

New Zealand

Norway

Paraguay

Poland

Portugal

Republic Of North Macedonia

Romania

Russian Federation

San Marino

Serbia, Republic Of

Seychelles

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

South Africa

Spain

Suriname

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan, Republic Of China

Thailand

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

United States of America

Uruguay

Vatican City State (Holy See)

Venezuela

OTHER NATIONALITIES:

Countries not listed in the above list need to pre-arrange Oman visas. Delegates will have an option to get the assistance of MCI, the congress organizer, for their visa application once their registration has been confirmed and hotel accommodations in one of the preferred hotels have been made. You may submit your request for visa assistance thru the registration portal. If you’ve already registered, you may contact ihf2019@mci-group.com to request for visa application assistance.

 

Visa cost (per person) – includes Oman Visa charges and Administration fee of MCI

  • 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 regarding visa to Oman, please 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.