New Visa Rules for Travelers to the Sultanate of Oman

Local news, 12.03.2018

From March 21, 2018 tourists travelling to the Sultanate of Oman must apply for an electronic entry visa before arrival. At this very early stage is not known for how long visa on arrival will still be an option. The change will concern Swiss nationals.

A spontaneous trip to Oman now requires a previous online application for a so called tourist visa, which is usually issued in less than two days and valid for 30 days after arrival. The Embassy of Switzerland in Muscat asks all Swiss citizens to be aware of this change and wishes everyone travelling to Oman a safe and pleasant journey to the Sultanate.

For more information regarding this change on visa requirements please check the information on the Royal Oman Police website, contact the Omani Consulate General in Geneva or the Omani Embassy in Berlin.

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