Aviation

Oman Air is the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman.
For more information, please visit Oman Air at www.omanair.com.
Besides Oman Air, many airlines operate direct flights to Muscat International Airport.

Border Check Points

The Sultanate shares a number of land borders with other countries, some of which are:

  • Alwajajah is the border with the Emirate of Dubai in The United Arab Emirates
  • Wadi Al Jizi is the border with the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (Al Ain) in The United Arab Emirates
  • Hafit is the border with the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (Al Ain) in The United Arab Emirates
  • Khatmat Milaha is the border with the Emirate of Sharjah in The United Arab Emirates
  • Tibat is the border between Musandam Governorate and the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in The United Arab Emirates
  • AL Mazunah is the border with the Arab Republic of Yemen

Entry Visa

Citizens of countries listed in the following table (Refer ROP website: www.rop.gov.om Directorate General of Passport & Residence) can get a tourist visa upon arrival at the airport.

European Countries
Andorra Finland Latvia Netherlands Spain
Austria France Liechtenstein Norway Sweden
Belgium Germany Lithuania Poland Switzerland
Britain Greece Luxembourg Portugal Vatican
Bulgaria Hungary Macedon Rumania  
Czech Rep. Iceland Malta San Marino  
Denmark Ireland Moldova Slovakia  
Estonia Italy Monaco Slovenia  
South American Countries
Argentina Chile Paraguay
Bolivia Colombia Suriname
Brazil Ecuador Uruguay
Other Countries
Australia Hong Kong New Zealand Taiwan
Brunei Dar al-Salam Indonesia Seychelles Thailand
Canada Japan Singapore Tunis
Cyprus Lebanon South Africa Turkey
French Guiana Malaysia South Korea United States

Also, some holders of work permits in the Gulf Co-operation Council States can obtain a visa when entering from one of the land ports; otherwise, all visitors to Oman must obtain a visitor visa prior to arrival.


DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF PASSPORT & RESIDENCE


Types of Visa

  • Express Visa
  • Investor resident Visa
  • Family Joining and Family Residence Visa
  • Student Visa
  • Employment Visa
  • Relative/Friend Visit Visa
  • Employment Contracting Visa
  • Official Visit Visa
  • Troupe (Artist) Visa
  • Multiple Entry Visa
  • Entry Visa for Passenger and Crew of Passenger Ships
  • Entry Visa for Foreigners Who Are Resident in AGCC States
  • Seamen`s Transit Visa
  • Truck Drivers’ Visa
  • Transit Visa
  • Tourist Visa
  • Common Visa facility with the Emirate of Dubai
  • Common Visa with the State of Qatar
  • Road Transit Visa
  • Visa for companions of GCC nationals (servants and drivers)

To identify the different types of visas, please visit the Royal Oman Police website: www.rop.gov.om