GCC Citizens, Residents with valid
residency permits and passengers with valid visa are allowed to enter in Oman,
without any prior approval effective form 10 December 2020: (CAA circular on
10-Dec-20, 11th & 22nd Feb21)
Passenger to Muscat:
Visa/180 days Overstay: Employment VISA holder who’s VISA expired and renewed or overstayed
above 180 days out of Oman, are not allowed to enter Oman, even if they are holding E- Visa
as per latest instructions of Royal Oman Police. Exceptions, holder of family joining and Investor Visa or NOC from DG of Passport and Residence of Oman. (Sample NOC
attached)(ROP letter 30-Dec-2020).
Ø Mandatory RT-PCR test for COVID-19:
Passenger should carry 6 copies of
RT-PCR Negative certificate from
any Govt. Approved Laboratory with validity of 72 hours from the sample collection to Arrival time. (Children aged below 10 years are exempted from COVID-19 PCR test).
Ø Mandatory Quarantine/Isolation
at own cost Effective
from 15th February
2021-1200 PM & onward:
All passengers arriving Oman shall undergo mandatory institutional health isolation at their own expense.
hotel reservations (at least for 7 nights) before departure.
(Exemption: Provided that, 1.Diplomats working
at foreign diplomatic missions accredited to the
Diplomats visiting the Sultanate and their families,
the age of 18 or less
(If travelling alone)
and the age of 60 and above,
passengers who obtain an
writing from the concerned health authorities due to their medical
5. Holders of
permits for private institutional
centers that are pre-approved by the Relief
Shelter Sector etc. are exempted from Presenting
pre-confirmed hotel reservations.)
Sea crews are also exempted from Presenting
pre-confirmed hotel reservations but they must
hold a hotel reservation covering the
duration of their stay in Oman based on the letter of the shipping
Patient’s Medical Evaluation form is to be used by
the passengers (Patients), who desire exemption from institutional quarantine
on arrival in Oman. ( Sample attached herewith)
arriving in Oman can book accommodation at any hotel in Oman, or take advantage
of the list of hotels prepared and updated by the competent authorities for
institutional isolation and published via the platform of (Oman Vs Covidl9)
Ø International Health Insurance: Non-Omani
citizens or Residence Visa holders travelling to Oman are required
to have an ‘International
Health Insurance’ covering
the cost of treatment for Covid-
19 for period of one month at least.
Arrival COVID-19 PCR test: All the passengers coming to Oman subject to
COVID-19 PCR test on Arrival and must register themselves before boarding and pay OMR 25 (Twenty
Five) through online using bank card on covid19.emushrif: (https://covid19.emushrif.om/pre-registration-info/travel) for the COVID-19 PCR test. Provided that, this amount may be
paid upon arrival. (Airlines must not check in any passengers who did not
complete this procedures accordingly)
aged 10 years & below, Diplomats working at foreigner embassies accredited
to Oman and diplomats visiting Oman are
exempted from COVID-19 PCR test & from the tracking wristband.
However, Diplomats working at foreigner
embassies are subject to seven-day quarantine.
traveling each passenger must carry an Android (Smartphone) Mobile Phone to Download
Tarassud+ App from
Google Play store. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=om.gov.moh.tarassudapplicatio n&hl=en
departure (Ex-BD) all passengers must download the Tarassud+ Apps in his/her
own smart phone Passengers must have a Smartphone
and Omani Mobile active SIM upon arrival.
Departing Passenger (Ex-Muscat): Must follow below procedures,
RT-PCR test for COVID-19: Passenger should carry PCR negative certificate from any Govt. Approved Laboratory with
validity of 72 hours from the sample
collection to Departure time. (Children aged below 10 years are exempted from
COVID-19 PCR test)
Ø Mandatory Hand Gloves & Musk: All passengers
must wear Face Musk, Hand Gloves during the whole journey from the time of
arrival at Muscat airport till final destination.
Kindly be Informed & Act accordingly at your
Legal action will be taken against the offending
airlines as per directives of CAA of OMAN.