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The Sultanate of Oman in the Middle East on the Arabian Peninsula.

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May a national of Oman enter Ireland under the Short-stay visa waiver programme with an ETA?

The Irish short-stay visa waiver programme says that nationals of Oman are allowed to travel to Ireland without an Irish visa, provided that they have obtained a short-stay visa in the UK and have ...
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Traveling with separate tickets from India through Oman and Turkey to Sweden

I'm an Indian who is working in Sweden. I have an Indian passport and Swedish residence permit. I'm currently in India for vacations and I would like to book my return tickets. I saw this nice deal ...
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Which Dubai car rental companies allow driving to Oman?

I am planning a trip from Dubai to Musandam in Oman. I would like to drive. I asked Europcar, but they don’t allow driving outside the UAE. It is painful to email each and every rental company to ask ...
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Visa Requirements for Musandam from Dubai

We are Indian passport holders. Planning to visit Musandam (Oman) from Dubai on a guided tour. I had a few questions for anyone who has done this trip: Do we need an Oman visa? Do we need a multiple ...
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Muscat transit visa

I am an Indian citizen with a permanent residence permit for The Netherlands. I am traveling to Amsterdam from Mumbai (India). I have a visa for neither Muscat nor Turkey. I am traveling from Mumbai ...
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Can I leave Italy to non-schengen area while waiting for my first issue residence permit [duplicate]

I have single entry visa and I've applied for may residence permit but my fingerprint appointment have been reschedule after 3 months. Due to urgent circumstances I need to fly to my home country ...
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Which visa type should I be applying for short visit to Oman being an Indian national as a UAE resident

I am an Indian national currently at UAE residing here as a resident and am planning to travel to Oman by flight from Abu dhabi, I checked on their website but its a bit confusing, Among the options I ...
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Do I need an Oman visa to connect flights on two separate tickets in Muscat?

I asked this question earlier, but it it wasnt detailed. I am an Indian national and I have a valid US student visa. I have booked my air ticket from India to Chicago (US) in two separate parts. (a) ...
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travelling from India to United States via Oman

As the title suggests, I'm travelling from India to United States via Oman. My itinerary is as stated below: AMD to BOM (IndiGo) BOM to MCT (IndiGo) (self transfer of luggage and layover of about 6 ...
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Do Indian citizens require a visa to travel to Oman?

I am an Indian citizen, travelling to Germany with a 24 hour layover in Oman. I would like to explore Muscat during my layover, but it is unclear if I need a visa. Some places on the Internet say ...
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Traveling from Bangkok thu Oman then Germany final destination Canada

I am Canadian citizen I am leaving Bangkok, transit in Oman, transit in Frankfurt, and arriving final destination Canada. Do I need any transit visas for this itinerary?
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Why is the mother's name requested in visa application form? [closed]

Why in a visa request form they require to state mother name? And why only mother and not father? Edit: a friend of mine is filling in visa request form for Oman and we were talking about it. I'm ...
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Do I need to apply for an Oman visa one month in advance?

I'm looking at this question and I'm trying to understand the procedure for a tourist visa for Oman. While my question is similar it's a bit different. I will have a 20 hour layover in January (the ...
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Dubai-Oman Common Visa Facility: Departing from the other country

Is it possible to arrive at Dubai airport, receive the appropriate seal to enter Oman with the Dubai-issued UAE VoA, travel over land to Muscat, and fly out of Muscat to an airport outside of Oman &...
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Transferring Muscat on two different Airlines

I will be traveling from Doha to Dubai via Muscat on 2 different airlines Qatar Airways & Swiss Airlines. I have a transit time of 1:50 at around 10:00pm. Since these are on separate tickets and ...
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Transit Visa disembarking from cruise ship?

I will be disembarking off a cruise ship in Muscat then flying back to the UK on a British passport the same day do I need a transit visa?
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Oman visa validity

I am travelling to Oman from 20th of December to 1st of January. I have applied and received visa 26A - Tourist Visit (valid for 10 days). "Visa Use By Date" on the visa is 24-12-2018. It says on the ...
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Visa to Oman travelling with a car from UAE

I am travelling to Oman with a car from UAE. My car agency (Sixt) promised me they will supply all the needed documents for the car and there should be no issues crossing the border. Wikitravel ...
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Can I apply for a transit visa in Oman?

I have a flight landing in Muscat, Oman and another taking off in the following 24 hours. I would like to take advantage of my long layover to exit the airport and actually discover Muscat. I am ...
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Ferry from Khasab to Qeshm

What is the status of the ferry route from Khasab, Oman to Qeshm, Iran? It looks like it has been suspended. Does anyone know whether this is temporary or permanent? Also, are there any other ways to ...
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Directs flights from Oman to Southern Iran

I will be travelling to Oman this summer. I researched ways of getting to Southern Iran (Bandar Abbas, Qeshm, Kish) from there and found out that supposedly, there is (or used to be?) Kish Airline ...
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Transit visa required in Muscat

I am a Canadian doing a visa run from Doha. I have a return trip booked on Qatar Airways, arriving in Muscat at 1415 with the return flight leaving Muscat at 1735. Am I able to proceed directly ...
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Visa for transit through Oman?

I'm a British Citizen traveling to India, connecting flight in Oman, do I need a transit visa?
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Can I travel to Germany for a job interview with no current status in Oman? [closed]

I have got 2-years visa til September 2019. My current contract has expired 2 weeks ago. But the documents have already been submitted to the ministry for the one-year extension. I am uncertain of ...
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Travel to Oman from UAE by bus

My name is Rohit. I am now on a visit visa in UAE for 3 months, it will expire soon. Today I got Oman visit visa for 3 months. My question is that, is it possible to travel by bus from here UAE to ...
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Do I need an International Driving Permit to drive in Muscat?

In Muscat, can we drive with a German driving license, which is in German, or should we translate it to an International Driving Permit, to drive in Muscat?
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Transit Visa for a Ukrainian at Oman Airport

I want to book a flight for my wife from the UK to Manila with a change at Muscat Airport. We have no intention of leaving the airport. Will she need a visa?
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Can I get a visa to transit Dubai while I'm in Iraq as a tourist?

I am Indian national, living in Muscat, Oman and plan to travel to Najaf, Iraq via Dubai. In advance, I will go online and get single exit/re-entry visa for Dubai. After staying 14 days in Dubai, I ...
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Do I need transit visa at Muscat?

I am a Kenyan planning to travel from Guangzhou airport, China to Nairobi, Kenya and back with Oman Air with a transfer at Muscat. Do I need a transit visa at Muscat?
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Can I take my disassembled desktop computer on a flight?

I'm flying from the USA to Oman, and want to be sure this won't be a problem. Will I have to pay a duty when I arrive in Oman?
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Can I enter Oman twice in a short period of time, using a visa-on-arrival? [closed]

As a German national coming to Oman for tourist purposes I am eligible for Visa On Arrival of the 26A/B Tourist Visit Visa (A=10, B=30 days), which states: Entry: Visa can be used for a single ...
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Being allowed to board a flight when visa is only obtainable on arrival?

I have booked three flights on American (2) and British Airways (1) to Oman, a country that issues its tourist visas only upon arrival at the airport in Muscat. Tried twice but unsuccessfully to ...
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Transit visa via Muscat Oman airport and Yemen border go and back?

We are a family of 5 people traveling from Canada to Yemen via Muscat Oman airport, we have 4 people with a Canadian passport and our mother has a Yemeni passport and Canadian permanent residence. ...
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Can a Yemeni citizen travel through Oman airport with 2 airlines without visa?

I am a Yemeni citizen traveling from Yemen to Malaysia but the flight goes like this : From Yemen to Oman by Yemenia Airlines And then after 4 hours from Oman to Malaysia by Airasia I don't have ...
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Travelling to Oman by Bus from Dubai

I am a British National, I am entitled to Visa on arrival at Dubai Airport up to 30 days. Can I travel to Oman by road? (either car or bus) whilst on visit to UAE, Oman govt also allows a British ...
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Transit through Muscat airport with 2 different tickets and two different airlines, do I need a visa?

Iam travelling to Israel from India with a transit point at Muscat. My transition time at Muscat is 5 hours. On my way back to India, my transit point is again Muscat with transit time 20 long hours. ...
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Indian seeking to visit Dubai and then Muscat... How to do it?

I wish to travel to Dubai and stay in Dubai for about two day and then travel to Muscat for may be another 3 days or so and then travel back to India ? I have a visa to Dubai and a relative will get ...
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Oman visa for a young Morrocan woman

As I hear a lot of talks about Oman goverment not giving visa for young morrocan travellers. Does it still exists? Is there any possibilities of getting a tourist or visit visa for a girl from morroco ...
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Oman Visa for Russian Women

My wife is Russian and carries a different family name in her Russian passport than mine. I carry a USA passport. she is under the age of 30 and we are planning on traveling to Oman together. What is ...
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Abu Dhabi to Muscat?

I will be traveling from Abu Dhabi to Muscat in February this year but I can't find any conclusive information as to whether direct connections (that are not flights) between the two cities exist and ...
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