Apply for Oman Visa

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Visa Type Visa Cost (USD) Service Fee (USD) Number Of Entries Max Stay Validity Action
eVisa For GCC Residents 13.00 49.00 Single 28 days 28 days
eVisa For GCC Residents



eVisa For GCC Residents


28 days

28 days


For travellers planning a trip to Oman, an eVisa is typically required for citizens of many countries. The eVisa application can be completed online, and the time frame for processing a visa application depends on various factors, such as the type of visa, the processing period and the country of origin of the applicant.

For non-tourism purposes such as work, family visits, or long-term stays, you should contact an Omani Embassy or Consulate to inquire about the appropriate visa type.

Eligibility Requirements for Oman Visa

Valid passport: The applicant must have a valid passport with a minimum validity of six months from the date of arrival in Oman.

Country of passport: The applicant's country of passport must be eligible for an Oman eVisa. Travelers can check their eligibility based on their country of passport on the  eVisa website.

Purpose of visit: The Oman eVisa is only valid for tourism purposes. Travelers visiting Oman for other purposes such as work or study must obtain the necessary visa through an Omani Embassy or Consulate.

Intended length of stay: The traveler must have a clear intention to leave Oman before their eVisa expires.

Sufficient funds: The traveler must have sufficient funds to cover their expenses during their stay in Oman.

Return/onward ticket: The traveler must have a return/onward ticket or proof of onward travel.

GCC residency: If the applicant is a resident of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, they must provide proof of residency.

It's essential to meet all the eligibility requirements before applying for an Oman eVisa. If any of the requirements are not met, the visa application may be rejected, and the visa fee may not be refunded.


  • You must be outside of Oman when applying.
  • You must have proof of accommodation in Oman.
  • You must not have any other current Oman visas.
  • You must not overstay your visa.
  • You cannot change your visa to a work visa.

Types of Oman Visa available

Oman offers three types of e-Visas to travelers depending on their nationality and purpose of visit. Here is a detailed description of each type of visa:

  • Single Entry Visa: This type of e-Visa for Oman allows visitors to enter the country once and stay for up to 30 days in total. It is suitable for travelers who plan to visit Oman for a short period. The visa can be extended once for an additional 30 days.
  • Multiple Entry Visa: This type of e-Visa for Oman permits travelers multiple entries within a 1-year period. Each stay can be up to 30 days per entry, and the visa cannot be extended. This type of visa is ideal for travelers who frequently visit Oman for business or leisure purposes.
  • GCC Residents Visa: This special type of visa is only available for travelers who have a GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) residence card. The visa is valid for a single entry to Oman for up to 28 days in total and can be extended once for up to 7 days. This visa is suitable for GCC residents who want to visit Oman for a short period.

It is essential to note that if a visitor overstays beyond the 30 days allowed, there is a fine of 26 USD per day. Additionally, the Oman e-Visa must be used to enter Oman within six months of approval.

Documents Required for oman eVisa Online / Visa on arrival / ETA / Invite letters

To apply for an Oman visa, applicants need to provide the following documents:

  • A passport from an eVisa-eligible country, which should be valid for at least 6 months from the intended date of arrival in Oman.
  • A copy of the passport information page.
  • A digital photograph of the traveler (passport-style).
  • A credit or debit card to pay the Oman eVisa fee.
  • For certain countries, a copy of a valid visa or residence permit from any of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, or any Schengen member state.
    • Furthermore, applicants from certain countries must supply a copy of a valid visa or residence permit from any of the following countries: Travelers from countries such as Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, the Maldives, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam are eligible for an Oman eVisa with a valid visa or residence permit from the aforementioned countries.
  • A valid email address to receive a copy of the approved visa application and receipt of payment.

It's important to note that applicants must print at least 1 copy of the approved Oman tourist visa to present to border officials upon arrival in Oman.

When should I apply for my Oman eVisa?

Apply for your Oman eVisa at least 3 - 5 business days before your trip, as processing typically takes this long. Expedited processing may be available for urgent cases. Using our services for your application offers convenience and flexibility, making it suitable for last-minute travel plans.

How to apply for Oman Visa online

To apply for an Oman eVisa online, follow these simple steps:


Check your eligibility: Visit the eVisa website and select your country of passport to check if you are eligible to apply online.


Fill out the application form: Once you have confirmed your eligibility, complete the online application form with accurate personal and passport information.


Upload required documents: Upload a copy of your passport information page, a digital photograph, and any necessary additional documents (such as a valid visa or residence permit from certain countries).


Pay the visa fee: Use a credit or debit card to pay the Oman tourist visa fee.


Submit the application: Review your application form and make any necessary corrections before submitting it.


Receive the approved visa: Once your application is approved, you will receive a copy of your approved Oman tourist visa via email. Print at least 1 copy of the visa to present to border officials upon arrival in Oman.


It's important to note that the processing time for an Oman eVisa is usually 1-2 business days, so it's recommended to apply well in advance of your intended arrival date.

Complete the Oman eVisa online application

Complete the Oman eVisa online application quickly by having all required information and documents ready. Provide accurate personal, passport, and travel details to avoid delays or rejection.

Oman Visa processing time and fees

Oman eVisa processing time and fees vary by visa type and nationality. Standard processing time as mention with visa type. Urgent and Super Urgent options are available at higher fees. Fees are non-refundable, even for rejected applications.

Note: Processing time may vary depending on the applicant's country of citizenship.

How to pay Oman eVisa payment

To pay for the Oman eVisa, you must use a debit or credit card authorized for online transactions. Other forms of payment, such as cash or bank transfers, are not currently accepted. The payment process is straightforward and secure.

Oman Visa Vs Oman eVisa

Here are the key differences between an Oman visa and an Oman eVisa:

Oman Visa

  • Required documentation: Passport, visa application form, recent passport-sized photograph, proof of income, and a letter of invitation.
  • Application process: Apply at an Omani embassy or consulate.
  • Processing time: 1-2 weeks.
  • Validity: Up to 3 months.
  • Multiple entries: No.
  • Fee: Varies depending on the applicant's nationality.

Oman eVisa

  • Required documentation: Passport and a valid email address.
  • Application process: Apply online.
  • Processing time: 1-2 business days.
  • Validity: Up to 30 days.
  • Multiple entries: No.
  • Fee: Varies depending on the applicant's nationality.

The following countries' citizens can apply online to enter oman.

Here are some tips for a successful Oman Visa Application:

Check your eligibility: Make sure you are eligible for an Oman Visa before applying. Check the list of eligible countries and requirements.

Apply online: The easiest and most convenient way to apply for an Oman Visa is online. This allows you to complete the application from anywhere in the world.

Complete the application accurately: Ensure that all the information on the application form is correct and matches the information on your passport. Any discrepancies could lead to delays or rejection.

Upload the required documents: Ensure that you upload all the necessary supporting documents as part of your application. This includes a copy of your passport and a passport-style photograph.

Double-check your application: Before submitting your application, double-check all the information to ensure it is accurate and error-free.

Pay the fees on time: Make sure to pay the visa fees on time to avoid delays or rejection of your application.

Plan your travel itinerary: Have a clear itinerary of your travel plans in Oman, including accommodation and return flights. This may be required as part of your application.

Be patient: The processing time for an Oman Visa can take up to 10 business days. Be patient and plan accordingly.

By following these tips: you can increase your chances of a successful Oman Visa application.

Apply early: The processing time for an Oman Visa can take up to 10 business days, so it is best to apply early, especially if you are planning to travel during peak season.

Oman Visa Renewal and Extension Process

  • To extend your visa:
    • Apply through the Royal Oman Police (ROP) website or visit the nearest ROP office.
    • You must be in Oman.
    • Not all types of visas are extendable.
  • To renew your visa:
    • Exit the country.
    • Apply through the Oman embassy in your home country or by applying for an eVisa online.
    • Not all types of visas are renewable.
  • It is recommended to apply for an extension or renewal well in advance of the expiration date of your current visa.

Oman Visa on Arrival no longer available

In the past, tourists visiting Oman were able to apply for a visa on arrival at the airports in Muscat and Salalah. However, this process has since been discontinued and replaced with a new e-visa system that must be applied for online prior to departure. Discontinuation of Oman Visa on Arrival in 2018

Oman GCC Resident Visa Information

The Oman GCC Resident Visa is for residents of GCC member countries with a valid GCC residence permit for at least 6 months. It allows a maximum stay of 28 days, is valid for 30 days from approval, and is a single-entry visa. To apply, applicants need their passport, a digital photo, proof of entry from a GCC country, and a valid GCC residence card. Once approved, travelers should print at least one copy of the eVisa to present upon arrival and keep a copy with them during their stay.

Traveling with Minors, do they need to apply for an Oman visa online?

That children traveling to Oman must possess their own passport and Oman eVisa. It is essential for parents or legal guardians to apply for a separate visa for their children, even if they are traveling together.

FAQs about oman eVisa

 For long-stay, employment, or other visa inquiries, please reach out to the following embassies