Embassy of Switzerland in Oman

Embassy of Switzerland in Oman
Embassy of Switzerland in Oman © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

 

COVID-19: INFORMATION ABOUT TRAVEL TO SWITZERLAND

There are currently no entry restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. No proof of vaccination, recovery or testing is required for entry into Switzerland.

To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online «Travelcheck»

COVID-19: IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SWISS TRAVELERS IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN

The World Health Organization has declared the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. There is a risk of infection in all regions of the world.  The Federal Council therefore recommends to avoid non-urgent travel to countries with a variant of concern.

Please register in the Travel Admin App (Itineris); if you are currently travelling to Oman as a tourist (not intended for permanent residents). This will enable the Swiss Embassy in Oman to contact you if required. Please make sure that the date of your trip is updated and delete the entry of your trip in the app or online after your return to Switzerland.

Situation in Oman

As of 1 March 2022 travellers from around the world who are fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines licensed in the Sultanate are allowed to enter the Sultanate of Oman without presenting COVID-19 PCR test result, taking into consideration that the last dose has been received not less than fourteen (14) days ahead of estimated arrival time.

COVID recovery certificates are not accepted in Oman.

Vaccines approved in the Sultanate of Oman are AstraZeneca (Oxford and Covishield), Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer BionTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik.

All travellers arriving in the Sultanate of Oman are required to obtain international health insurance to cover the cost of one month's treatment of COVID-19, with the exception of Omani citizens, GCC citizens, and travellers with free treatment cards.

Passengers traveling to the Sultanate of Oman are not required to register anymore at http://travel.moh.gov.om. More details can be found on the website of the Oman Airports.

Visas can be obtained either electronically before departure or also on arrival at the airport in Muscat.

The situation regarding the coronavirus in Oman, like everywhere, can change rapidly. Therefore, please keep updated on further measures taken by the Omani government on these channels.

Information on the COVID19 situation and travel advice:

Further relevant sources of information can be found here:

Services and visa

All consular services and long term visa are provided by the Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia.

Short term Schengen visa to Switzerland are provided by the VFS Joint Visa Application Centre for the Netherlands Embassy in Muscat Oman.

Consular services
Visa & entry to Switzerland

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Oman

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy

News

Local and international news

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Services

Please contact the competent Swiss representation in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia in case of an emergency situation, for identity documents, civil status, registration and deregistration, legalizations, matters of civil status, etc. You will find the contact details on the pages to the right-hand side.

Swiss Business Hub Middle East

The Swiss Business Hubs are the first address for Swiss SME’s looking for answers on their trade questions.

Partners

List of partners supporting our projects.