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Oman

Travel to Oman

If you are travelling to Oman, you will be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test and undergo quarantine on arrival.

Travel eligibility

Only Omani citizens, residents in Oman with valid residency permits and GCC nationals are allowed to enter the Sultanate without the need for prior approval.

GCC nationals can travel into Oman with their National ID or Passport.

Non Omani citizens travelling to Oman are required to have international health insurance covering the cost of treatment for Covid-19 for a period of at least one month.

For workers who completed 6 months outside Oman, and whose residency is still valid, the sponsor or his representative needs to obtain a work visa form, to indicate that the residence is valid, through the Royal Oman Police website. This application can be sent to the workers to allow them to obtain a ticket and travel.

COVID-19 testing requirements

Effective 11 November, passengers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test result must be no longer than 96 hours from the time of sample collection to the time of departure.

Quarantine

Arrivals to Oman for a period more than 7 days are subject to COVID-19 PCR test with a 14 days quarantine, (Tarrasud+) and H Mushrif applications bracelet that will be paired with HMushrif mobile App and pay the cost of services of OMR 25.

The following quarantine requirements are applicable to International arriving passengers:

  • Passengers are generally subject to 14 days quarantine.
  • If passengers wish to reduce the quarantine they must conduct the PCR test on the 8th day from the date of arrival. If the result is shown negative, the bracelets can be removed as per the established procedures and quarantine can be ended.
  • If the result of the test conducted on the 8th day is positive, the passenger must remain in quarantine for further 10 days starting from the time of sample collection.

Exemptions

  • Passengers travelling for short stay (7 days or less), are exempted from the quarantine requirements if results of the test conducted at the airport of arrival is negative.
  • Children of the age of 15 and below are exempted from the PCR and bracelet requirements.
  • Crew are exempted from the PCR, bracelet and quarantine requirements.
  • Diplomats and their families are exempted from the PCR and bracelet requirements.
  • Any Omani passenger who tests positive after recovering from COVID-19 is allowed to enter, after providing proof that he/she completed the prescribed quarantine period before taking COVID-19 PCR test prior to departure for Oman.

Required apps

Download (Tarassud+ & HMushrif) applications, complete the registration and pay registration fee of OMR 25 online on (Tarassud +) Application and print the Traveler registration slip before arriving in Oman.

Required forms

In case you have not paid for the Traveler Registration Form (TRF) fee, head to the COVID-19 registration counter and pay and follow instructions accordingly.

Travel from Oman

Omani citizens shall have health insurance covering COVID-19 valid in the country they are travelling to.

Passenger shall comply with the conditions of the country they are traveling to.

Omani citizens and foreigners are allowed to travel from Oman without a permit.

Travelling to, from and through Dubai

If you're travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.