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Visa Types Information


It is granted to the relatives and friends of an Omani national at his request and under his sponsorship. It is also granted to the relatives of a foreigner who is resident in Oman at the request of and on the responsibility of his sponsor. (This introduction shows that this kind of visa does not grant the foreigner’s foreign friends the visa, but only to his relatives, while the Omani national’s friend can benefit from such visa), which shall be subject to approval and discretion of the concerned authority. The visa shall be as follows:

  • Valid for use: Within six months from the date of issuance.
  • Validity for staying in the Sultanate: Three months from the date of entry.
  • Validity for extension: One month and valid for one entry.
  • Fees: 20 Omani Riyals.
  • Fines for delay extension: (10) ten 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. In case of personal sponsorships, a copy of the sponsor’s personal identity card is required for signature comparison.
  • Copy of the passport of the foreign resident, who shall be visited (to verify the relationship degree).
  • A letter of undertaking in which the sponsor declares that he shall be responsible for the visitor during his visit to Oman, and must mention his relationship with that visitor.



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