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Visa Types Information


It is granted at the request of a local sponsor and on his responsibility to a foreigner whose nature of work requires going through primary tests by some government entities on the way to engage him by his sponsor, subject to the sponsor’s presentation of the approval from the concerned government entity. The visa shall be as follows:

  • Valid for use: Within two months from the date of issuance.
  • Validity for staying in the Sultanate: One month from the date of entry.
  • Validity for extension: One month and valid for one entry.
  • Fees: 20 Omani Riyals.
  • Fines for delay extension: (10) Omani riyals per day.

Required attachments:

Presenting the electronic application form available through the website, to be endorsed and stamped by the sponsor, and to be typed in Arabic for Arab nationals and in English for Non-Arab nationals, enclosing the following documents:

  • Two photographs size (4X6) cm.
  • Copy of the foreigner’s passport, provided it is valid for a period not less than six months.
  • 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 a written authorisation issued from the Directorate General of Passport & Residence as per the sponsor’s request.




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