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Oman Offering 10-Day Visa-Free Entry to Iranians

According to Iran-Oman Chamber of Commerce, Iranian citizens are included in the list of countries that will enjoy the visa waiver, IRIB News reported.

 

The nationals of 103 countries will be exempt from requiring entry visas into Oman for a period of 10 days, according to an announcement reported by the sultanate’s state-run news agency.

According to Iran-Oman Chamber of Commerce, Iranian citizens are included in the list of countries that will enjoy the visa waiver, IRIB News reported. 

The move, designed to facilitate tourists who wish to visit the sultanate, is subject to strict controls and conditions. Visitors must have a prior and confirmed hotel reservation, health insurance and a return travel ticket.

The Royal Oman Police has specified the countries covered, which include 41 from Europe, 10 from South America, six Arab countries and 46 from other countries and regions.

It comes just days after Oman reopened its borders to international tourists, under strict regulations, which includes presenting two negative Covid-19 PCR tests, Arabian Business reported.

The sultanate had stopped issuing all types of visas in March this year, at the height of the global pandemic.

In October, the Omani government reopened the country’s land borders with neighboring countries to citizens and residents travelling to or from the sultanate and those who had passed a series of Covid-19 tests. International commercial flights also resumed from the sultanate’s airports on Oct. 1.

The exact implementation date for the directive has yet to be determined, but it was announced earlier that it would come into force as of 2021. The 10-day visa is free and not extendable.