updated on 20.11.2020
Before you travel – To enter Oman, you will need evidence of a negative PCR test, taken 96 hours or less before your arrival in Oman. You should check with your airline what documentation they require you to produce.
You will also need to have downloaded the Tarassud+ and HMushrif track and trace applications (available on iOS and Android phones). When checking in at the airport, residents returning to Oman must present either proof of their accommodation (such as a rental agreement) or have a letter from their sponsor confirming that they have accommodation. You must also be able to show you have travel/health insurance for the duration of your stay, covering at least 30 days of coronavirus treatment.
updated on 30.10.2020
Latest News: Overnight curfew begins 11 October to help contain COVID-19 (Egypt Today, 09.10.2020). India/Oman reach air travel arrangement; some restrictions reported amid COVID-19 concerns (Live Mint, 01.10.2020). International flights will resume on 1 October (Reuters, 07.09.2020).
updated on 16.10.2020
Expat workers whose work visas have expired will not be allowed to return to the Sultanate, said Brigadier Said Al Asmi, at a press conference of the Supreme Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Currently, the issuance of visa is suspended, although for family, entry is available only for those with valid residency, Brigadier Al Asmi said.
l Oman welcomed the return of international flights on Thursday (10/1) with Muscat and Salalah airports resuming operations.
l Oman is not yet open for international tourism. While air travel has been allowed to resume, only Omani citizens, GCC nationals, foreign diplomats and those with valid residency visas can enter the country without prior permission.
l Non-Omani citizens flying to the sultanate must have international health insurance that covers the cost of treatment for Covid-19 for at least one month.
l All passengers travelling to Oman from any destination, including connecting and transit passengers, must have a printed negative Covid-19 PCR test certificate. Results are valid for 96 hours from the time test results are received. Children under 15 are exempt.