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Visa Types Information


It is granted by the competent authority at the request and under the responsibility of a local body to a foreigner who is to visit Oman for a scientific research. The applicant must provide the approval of other authorities concerned. This visa can be granted also by Oman’s missions abroad in coordination with the competent authority. The visa can be used within 3 months from the date of issue. It authorizes the holder to enter and stay in the country for 3 months renewable for not more than 2 months.

  • The visa fee is RO 50. It can be renewed for the same amount.
  • A penalty of RO 10 per day will be charged for delay in the departure or in the renewal of the visa.

Documents Required:

The electronic application form available in the ROP site. The application must be printed in Arabic for Arab nationals, in English for non-Arab nationals, and must be signed and stamped by the sponsor. The following documents must be attached to the application:

  • A letter from a local sponsor requesting a visa under their sponsorship for a foreigner to carry out a scientific research.
  • Non-objection of the authorities concerned.
  • Copy of valid passport of the foreigner.
  • Two pictures of the foreigner.
  • Copies of the sponsor’s commercial registration documents.


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