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The check-in personnel are supposed to know which nationalities are eligible for visa-on-arrival, and thus not ask you for a visa. However, you can print out a copy of this page which shows which nationalities are eligible for visa-on-arrival and keep it with you in case the airline personnel ask you anything. I once got asked to show my visa at Chennai ...


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Just remind them that citizens from your country get visas on arrival. I had to do that at Changi airport on my layover on the way to Taiwan. They accepted it. Get there early if you're really worried about it so they'll have time to check with a superior if they don't know and don't trust you.


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You should be fine. For transits of less than 6 hours such as your case you don't need a visa, as long as you have proof of onward travel, according to the Timatic tool on Emirates' website. Transit - Oman (OM) Visa Visa required. TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Holders of onward tickets for a max. transit time of 6 hours. Visa Issuance: ...


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It may help you: Oman: Chinese, Russian and Ukrainian nationals may obtain visit visas following the same procedures provided that they are part of tourists groups arriving to the Sultanate through a local tourist agent or a hotel or as a family. In the case of groups, the number of females must not exceed the number of males. Source: wikitravel.org It is ...


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Well. That was fairly painless. ONTC does not provide a service between Abu Dhabi and Muscat. From Dubai to Muscat, buses leave at 7:30, 15:30 and 23:00, arriving at, respectively, 13:40, 21:35 and 5:00 (the next day). The price is quoted at 5.500, which probably means 5.5, which is about 11 euros, one way. I got this from the horse's mouth, ONTC ...


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It depends how long your transit is for, all of you need visas if the transit is longer than 6 hours. For Canadian citizens TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Holders of onward tickets for a max. transit time of 6 hours. Visa Issuance: Nationals of Canada with a normal, emergency or temporary passport can obtain a visa on arrival. They must have a ...


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This question is very confusing, but I will try to answer it as I understand best. You are flying into Oman, then want to cross by road into Yemen. Next, you want to do the return trip, start in Yemen, cross the border to Oman (by road) and then fly out from Muscat to Canada. Here are the visa requirements: For your trip to Yemen: For entry into Oman, ...


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If you are traveling alone, then it is highly likely that you will be refused a visa; as you are of a high risk demographic - especially if you are unmarried. This is mainly to stop exploitation of women. It is not just Oman, I have seen it done in Saudi Arabia (but not for girls, but for single men traveling from Nepal - the officer suspected underage ...


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I made a comment earlier which implied that you will not be able to drive on your national license as a visitor in Oman. My comment was based on this statement on the IDP website All visitors who plan to drive in Oman must make sure they obtain an IDP in their home country or country of residence before they travel. However, after some research it ...


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Oman made a number of changes to their visa policy in March 2018, shortly before the opening of the new airport in Muscat in April. I was there a few weeks after that, and was told that they are no longer issuing transit visas. That said, I can not find an official statement to this fact. They also now require all visitors to apply for a visa in advance ...


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I'm only going to answer the question about visiting Germany. The status of your Oman visa is off topic here. The good news is that in theory you can visit Germany for business purposes on a standard Schengen visitor visa. Business purposes include interviewing for a job (but not of course doing a job). The bad news is that to convince Germany to grant you ...


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As @Doc said, the rules changed recently for tourists in Oman. As a French national, not resident in GCC country (the Gulf), I could see multiple unsponsored visas I could apply for and among them: 26A Tourist Visit Visa, for 10 days, costing 5 rials 26B Tourist Visit Visa, for 30 days, costing 20 rials One can apply for them online.


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You will not be able to collect your bags, as there is no airside baggage claim in Oman. At some airports (like Dubai), there is a (premium - ie, paid) service for transit passengers that allows staff to collect bags and re-check them in for the next flight - but this depends entirely on the airlines involved as some do not allow this. At Muscat ...


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Picking up and rechecking luggage will require going through Immigration to enter and leave Oman, so... Yes, you will need a double-entry transit visa. Since you need to pick up and check in luggage, this is not just a transfer. As a rule, no: since your flights are separate, neither Turkish nor Air India is obliged to help you. Two potential solutions: ...


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Per Timatic, the database used by Airlines: TWOV (Transit Without Visa):: Passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 24 hours. They must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.. So if you're on a single ticket, you do not need a ...


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Two hours is very unlikely to be enough time for this self-connection. You would need to clear immigration to reclaim your bags, and then check them in with the next airline yourself. You can be visa exempt if you arrive from Dubai or Qatar with a visa/entrance stamp from those countries. It's also possible to obtain a 21 day visa on arrival, but only if ...


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Yes, British nationals need a visa to enter Oman. You can apply for an e-visa via https://evisa.rop.gov.om/


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Yes. As you mentioned, you have a month from approval date to use it. In this case, they've specified the date by when to use it - the 24th. Then once activated/used, it's valid for 10 days. I recommend the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque - the scale is very dramatic, and it's a stunning site. Get there early to avoid the midday heat.


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Yes you can, there are a lot of travel agencies in karama who arranged travel itinerary from Dubai to Oman on bus.


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Despite announcement in 2016 by National Ferries Company that it planned to launch ferry service (visa free) between Muscat and Iran, routes are not operational. Currently, the only service it offers beyond Oman is to the United Arab Emirates (Dibba). Excluding air, you would be left with ground transportation for the overland journey of roughly 2500km (...


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TL;DR Our alternative solution is to fly to Shiraz instead and make our way South from there. Omanian budget carrier Salam Air serves the connection three times a week (Tuesday, Friday and Sunday). My best bet for a direct flight to Bandar Abbas from Muscat was Kish Airline. I tried to call Kish Airline's offices but to no avail (I was using SkypeOut). I ...


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I looked into KishAirlines flight schedule and apparently they have direct flights from Muscat to Kish, Shiraz and Chabahar. Unfortunately, Iranian airlines, especially those smaller ones like KishAirlines, remain financially disconnected from outside the country which makes it impossible to reserve a ticket online (even their SSL certificate is expired!). ...


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In March 2018, the Omani government announced that applications for tourist visas, including express visas, can only be made online through http://evisa.rop.gov.om, and "will not be received at the visa service desks." Previously, visa on arrival could be obtained at either an airport or border post, through the e-visa system.


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If your transit time is less than 6 hours, you don't need a transit visa. If your transit time is between 6 and 72 hours, you need a visa, and can get it on arrival. A Timatic search using the Emirates site says: TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Holders of onward tickets for a max. transit time of 6 hours. Visa Issuance: Passengers in transit for ...


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Firstly, a transit visa won't be applicable because you are driving through UAE and as far as I remember transit visas for UAE are arranged through airlines. Individuals are either sponsored by someone living in UAE for short/long term or multiple entry visas or they go for an individual visit/tourist visa. Since you are a resident of a GCC country you can ...


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As stated by Timatic, the database used by airlines: Visa required, except for holders of onward tickets for a max. transit time of 6 hours. So, because your trip is in a single booking, you do not need a visa.


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You should not have to pay duty, as personal effects are duty free, but you would note it on your declaration and anticipate questions, as all baggage, both carry on and checked, is x-rayed in Customs. What to expect when I arrive - Muscat Airport Oman has strict laws governing the import of items into the country. It is important that you are ...


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You can see at this question that you can take a bus from Dubai to Muscat. You can also rent a car. I made this trip three years ago, as a Dutch national, and don't remember having any issue obtaining a tourist visa at the border.


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To get from Dubai to Muscat, you have any number of choices: Flights (there are more than 16 flights a day between Dubai and Muscat). You can drive there by car (you'll need special insurance to cross the border, and if renting, you'll need extra coverage); it takes between 5:30 and 6 hours. The Oman National Transport Company runs a bus service as well; ...


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