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Visa Types Information


It is granted to the foreigner who intends to invest his funds in Oman, and pursuant to a certification in this respect from the concerned authority.

  • Validity for use: Within six months from the date of issuance.
  • Validity: Six months from the date of visa stamping in the passport, and subsequent to the verification of the investment, he is granted a renewable two years residence permit after the approval of the concerned authority.
  • Number of entries: Multiple entries.
  • Fees: To be collected by the Ministry of Manpower.


The investor or partner must obtain an approval for investing in the Sultanate from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Required enclosures:

  • Two photographs size (4X6) cm.
  • Copy of the investor’s passport provided it is valid for a period not less than six months.
  • The original partnership certificate issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and copy of the same certificate.
  • The labour permit issued by the Ministry of Manpower, to be stamped with an investor stamp.
  • Copy of the specimen signature of the authorised signatories issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • Copy of valid certificate of membership of Oman’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, accompanied by a copy of the valid commercial registration.
  • In case the application is presented by someone other than the partners, the representative must be Omani and holding an authorisation issued from the Directorate General of Passport & Residence as per the sponsor’s request.
  • A medical fitness certificate issued for citizens of some countries specified as follows by the Ministry of Health (India, Pakistan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Syria, Sudan, Ethiopia); certificate must be endorsed by the Ministry of Health.



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