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Road Trip! Oman Makes it Easier For Tourists From 28 Countries to Visit

Ask anyone who has visited Oman what they think of the experience, and 9 times out of 10 – the news is going to be positive. Now, our next-door GCC neighbour is opening up its borders to a flood of new tourists.

Want details on obtaining an Oman visa for UAE residents? Well travel junkies… getting there just got much, much easier.

Oman visa requirements:

  1.  Visa applicants travelling to the Sultanate of Oman must have a valid passport valid for six months
  2. Applicants must have a valid visa to the United States, the UK, Canada, Australia, or the Schengen countries – at the time of applying.
  3. A return airline ticket and a hotel reservation in Oman is also mandatory.

The Oman visa will costs 20 Omani riyals (about AED 191), and will be valid for 1 month.

New Oman visa rules for 28 countries:

The Sultanate will begin granting a non-sponsored Oman e-visa to nationalities from 28 more countries. Here’s the list of nationalities now exempt from requiring a sponsor:

  • Albania
  • Azerbaijan
  • Armenia
  • Belarus
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia
  • Chinese
  • Cuba
  • Costa Rica
  • Georgia
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Iran
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Russia
  • Salvador
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam

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