Oman on-arrival visa is available for all GCC residents. Yes, GCC residents can get an on-arrival visa for all the GCC countries except Saudi Arabia. However, Saudi Iqama Holders enjoy this liberty of having on arrival visa to Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait as well.
Today, we shall be explaining the detailed procedure to get an Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents including Saudi Iqama holders.
Requirements to get Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents
Suitable profession to get Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents
The most important requirement to get Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents is to have an eligible profession on your Iqama or residence permit. Oman government issues on arrival visa to around 100 professions. Recommended: List of profession eligible to get on arrival visa at Oman
Other requirements to get Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents
Iqama or GCC Residence permit holder will have to fill a form for on arrival visa at Oman (Muscat) Airport.
- Passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry
- Iqama or GCC Residence permit must be valid.
- Passenger must be having a return ticket
- The passenger should not be blacklisted from entering to Oman (Muscat)
The GCC Resident or Saudi Iqama Holder must be directly coming from the respective GCC country to get this visa. For instance, in order to get an on-arrival visa to Oman from Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Iqama holder must be coming directly from Saudi Arabia.
The fee to get Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents
- The Fee for the On-Arrival Visa at Oman (Muscat) Airport is OMR 5.00 per passport. (SR 49).
However, if someone does not leave Oman after the expiry of visa, a fine of OMR 10 SR 97) is imposed per person per day.
Who is eligible to get Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents?
All the legal dependents including children under 18 and domestic workers are also eligible to get on arrival visa if a visa is granted to the guardian. They can only get a visa if they are entering the country along with guardian.
Individuals from all nationalities are entitled to get on arrival visa at Oman (Muscat) Airport if they meet the above-mentioned criteria i.e. GCC Residence permit with the eligible profession.
Duration of Oman on-arrival visa for GCC residents
On Arrival Visa at Oman (Muscat) Airport is issued for 4 weeks initially and it is extendable by one more week.