Oman tourism visas

Oman tourism visas

Welcome to Oman, one of the top tourist destinations in the Middle East. It has a rich culture and an abundance of natural beauty. Are you planning a tour to Oman? Let’s explore different visit visa options offered by the Royal Oman Police to make your journey seamless and memorable.

Visit Sponsored Oman Visas

Are you planning a trip to Oman with a local contact? You might be eligible for a visit-sponsored visa. Let’s review your options.

Cruise Ship Passenger Oman Visa

Hopping off your cruise ship to explore Oman tourist destinations? You need a cruise ship passenger visa. Don’t be scared by its complicated name. The process is super easy. Here’s the scoop:

  • Short Visit: With this visa, you can explore Oman for up to 2 days (48 hours). You have plenty of time to wander around and have fun.
  • Valid Passport: Make sure your passport isn’t about to expire (it needs to be good for at least 6 months after you arrive in Oman).
  • An Omani shipping agent must sponsor you.
  • Visa Application Process: You will submit an application at an Oman seaport, and the process will be a breeze.
  • Free Visa: Bonus! There’s no charge for this visa.
  • Don’t Miss Your Ship!: This visa is only good for a short visit. If you miss your ship, you’ll have to pay a small fee (OMR 10) for each extra day you stay.

Getting a visa for your Oman cruise stop is easy. Just pack your valid passport and let the adventure begin.

Tourist Oman Visa:

Here’s everything you need to know about Oman tourism visas:

How Long You Can Stay:

Oman offers two Tourist Visas depending on your trip:

  • 10 Days: Perfect for a quick visit to see the main sights.
  • 30 Days: Want to explore more? This visa lets you stay for a whole month!

What to Bring:

Think of these as your visa must-haves:

  • Valid Passport: Make sure it’s valid for at least 6 months after you arrive in Oman (give it a quick check before booking your flight!).
  • Two Passport Photos: Make sure they’re recent and have a white background (think of a new profile pic!).
  • Single Entry Visa: This visa lets you enter Oman just once.
  • Omani Sponsor: You’ll need someone in Oman to vouch for your visit, like a hotel, travel agency, or a friend or family member there. (Tip: Your hotel or travel agent might even help you with this!)

Fees & Staying Longer:

The 10-day visa is super affordable at OMR 5. In contrast, the 30-day option costs OMR 20.

Need more time to explore? No problem! You can extend your visa:

  • First Extension: You can do this yourself.
  • More Extensions: You’ll need to visit a local office in Oman.

Visa compliance requirements: Don’t overstay your visa! You’ll get charged OMR 10 for each extra day. With a valid passport, a sponsor’s help, and the right visa, you’re ready to have an amazing adventure in Oman!

Visit Unsponsored Oman Visas

Are you heading to Oman by yourself? No worries! This section explores the visit unsponsored visa options you have.

A GCC resident can travel to Oman using a 29A visit visa if he is the main traveler and has an eligible profession. In contrast, you will need a 29B visa if you accompany the main traveler.

You can enter Oman by securing a Dubai/Oman joint visa if you are not a GCC resident. This allows you to stay for at least 21 days in Oman.

Qatar-Oman tourist visa: You can also explore Oman with a Qatar-Oman joint tourist visa. This visa is valid for 30 days. The citizens of 37 countries can apply for it. The fee for this visa is QR 100.

E-visa facility

Citizens of many countries can also apply for e-visa online. There are two options.

Single-entry e-visa (OMR 20): This option is perfect for those intending to spend holidays in Oman or on a business trip. It allows a maximum stay of 30 days.

Multiple entry e-visa (OMR 50): This visa allows you to visit Oman several times a year, but each stay mustn’t exceed 30 days. It is your go-to option if you will tour Oman multiple times a year.

Visa-free entry for a short stay in Oman

Oman also allows visa-free entry to citizens of 103 countries for a short stay of up to 14 days. The travel regulations are:

  • You must have a confirmed return flight ticket showcasing you will leave Oman after 14 days.
  • You must have booked a hotel room in Oman or arranged other accommodation.
  • You must have valid health insurance covering your stay in Oman.

For further details and visa applications, visit the Royal Oman Police website at This website has the latest information regarding Oman visa requirements. For visa application FAQs, check out

Alternatively, you can contact us for more personalized help. We can help you navigate the step-by-step process of securing your Oman tourist visa.

You can confidently embark on your Oman exploration with the right visa information. We wish you an unforgettable journey!