Get your visa to Oman

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To enter Oman, Congress delegates will need to apply for a visa. It is the responsibility of all delegates to ensure that their visa has been processed. Registration fees will not be reimbursed if a visa has not been granted.

The visa type and conditions do vary depending on the nationality of delegates. Countries have been divided into two groups.

Delegates with a passport from a country listed in group 1 can have their visa (tourist visit visa, 10-day visa, single entry) issued either:

Group 1:

  • Directly onsite upon their arrival at Muscat International Airport
    • with a passport valid for at least 6 months on entry to Oman
    • not holding any other current Oman visa
    • Fee is OMR 5.000, non-refundable
  • OR online before their departure  - Click HERE – terms and conditions apply below

 

Group 1 - Countries subject to e-visa or onsite visa

ANDORRA

ARGENTINA

AUSTRALIA

AUSTRIA

BELGIUM

BOLIVIA

BRAZIL

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

BULGARIA

CANADA

CHILE

CHINA

COLOMBIA

CROATIA

CYPRUS

CZECH REPUBLIC

DENMARK

ECUADOR

ESTONIA

FINLAND

FRANCE

FRENCH GUIANA

GEORGIA

GERMANY

GREECE

HONG KONG

HUNGARY

ICELAND

INDONESIA

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

IRELAND

ITALY

JAPAN

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF (SOUTH)

LATVIA

LEBANON

LIECHTENSTEIN

LITHUANIA

LUXEMBOURG

MALAYSIA

MALTA

MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF

MONACO

NETHERLANDS, KINGDOM OF THE

NORWAY

PARAGUAY

POLAND

PORTUGAL

ROMANIA

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Republic of North Macedonia

SAN MARINO

SERBIA, REPUBLIC OF

SEYCHELLES

SINGAPORE

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

SLOVENIA

SOUTH AFRICA

SPAIN

SURINAME

SWEDEN

SWITZERLAND

TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA

THAILAND

TURKEY

UKRAINE

UNITED KINGDOM

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

URUGUAY

VATICAN CITY STATE (HOLY SEE)

VENEZUELA

 

Terms and conditions

Please read carefully the terms and conditions for passport holders of any country belonging to category 1.

26A VISA – TOURIST VISIT VISA – 10-day visa – single entry

1. Fee: The fee for this visa is OMR 5.000 - non-refundable.
2: Applicant:
     a. Must be outside the Sultanate of Oman at time of application.
     b. Must be a citizen of one of the Group 1 countries.
3. Sponsor: This visa does not require a sponsor in Oman.
4. Document:
     a. A photograph of the applicant (digital)
     b. A copy of the applicant's passport.
5. Grant: Must not have any other current Oman visa.
6. Validity:
     a. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months on entry to Oman.
     b. Visa can only be used for a single entry to Oman.
7. Stay:
     a. Length of stay in Oman is 10 days.
     b. If the visitor overstays in Oman, there is a fine of OMR 10.000 for each day of overstay.
8. Extension/ Renewal:
     a. First time Extension of Stay can be done by the applicant. Second and subsequent extensions can only be done by visiting a DGPR office.
9. General:
     a. This visa cannot be changed to a work visa while inside the Sultanate of Oman.

Possession of a valid visa does not guarantee that a traveler will be granted entry to Oman. Entry to Oman is at the discretion of the Royal Oman Police officer at the port of entry.

 

Group 2:

Delegates with a passport from a country listed in group 2 should have their visa (tourist visit visa, 10-day visa, single entry) issued before their departure through the Oman Cancer Association.

Due to the number of restrictions applicable in the “terms of conditions” for category 2, the Congress local Host Organisation, Oman Cancer Association will manage all visa applications for passport holders of category 2 countries. The fee to process this 30-day tourist visa is USD 100 (non- refundable).

Due to the high number of countries listed in category 2, we recommend you send all your paperwork as soon as possible, at least 3 months before your arrival date in Oman.

Please note that visas will be granted at least one month before the applicant’s arrival to Oman.     

So that the Oman Cancer Association can apply for your visa, passport holders from a country listed in category 2 need to send the following documents at 
Ms. Shaima Salim Al Rashdy - Email: salrashdi@oca.om
and
Ms. Maliha Alzarai - Email: maliha-alzarai03@outlook.com

  • A copy of the World Cancer Congress registration confirmation of the applicant
  • A digital copy of the passport of the applicant, valid for at least 6 months on entry to Oman
  • 2 digital passport type photographs of the applicant
  • A digital copy of the last page of the passport (for Indian, Pakistani and Israeli passport holders).

 

Group 2 - Countries requiring Pre-approval visa 

AFGHANISTAN

ALBANIA

ALGERIA

AMERICAN SAMOA

ANGOLA

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

ARMENIA

AZERBAIJAN

BAHAMAS

BANGLADESH

BARBADOS

BELARUS

BELIZE

BENIN

BERMUDA

BHUTAN

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

BOTSWANA

BRIT IND OCEAN TERRITORY

BURKINA FASO

BURUNDI

Border People

CAMBODIA

CAMEROON

CAPE VERDE

CAYMAN ISLANDS

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

CHAD

CHRISTMAS ISLAND

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS

COMOROS

CONGO

CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE

COOK ISLANDS

COSTA RICA

COTE D'IVOIRE

CUBA

DJIBOUTI

DOMINICA

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

EGYPT

EL SALVADOR

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

ERITREA

ETHIOPIA

FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)

FAROE ISLANDS

FIJI

FRENCH POLYNESIA

GABON

GAMBIA

GHANA

GIBRALTAR

GREENLAND

GRENADA

GUADELOUPE

GUAM

GUATEMALA

GUINEA

GUINEA-BISSAU

GUYANA

HAITI

HONDURAS

INDIA

IRAQ

ISRAEL

JAMAICA

JORDAN

KAZAKHSTAN

KENYA

KINGDOM OF ESWATINI

KIRIBATI

KYRGYZSTAN

LESOTHO

LIBERIA

LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA

Laos People's Democratic Republic

MACAU

MADAGASCAR

MALAWI

MALDIVES

MALI

MARTINIQUE

MAURITANIA

MAURITIUS

MEXICO

MONGOLIA

MONTENEGRO, REPUBLIC OF

MONTSERRAT

MOROCCO

MOZAMBIQUE

MYANMAR

NAMIBIA

NAURU

NEPAL

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES

NEW CALEDONIA

NICARAGUA

NIGER

NIGERIA

NIUE

NORFOLK ISLAND

North Korea

PAKISTAN

PALAU

PALESTINE

PANAMA

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

PERU

PHILIPPINES

PITCAIRN

PUERTO RICO

RWANDA

Reunion

SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS

SAINT LUCIA

SAMOA

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

SENEGAL

SIERRA LEONE

SOLOMON ISLANDS

SOMALIA

SOUTH SUDAN

SRI LANKA

ST HELENA

ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON

ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

SUDAN

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

TAJIKISTAN

TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF

TIMOR LESTE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

TOGO

TOKELAU

TONGA

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

TUNISIA

TURKMENISTAN

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

TUVALU

UGANDA

UZBEKISTAN

VANUATU

VIETNAM

VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH)

VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS

YEMEN, REPUBLIC OF

ZAMBIA

ZIMBABWE

Terms and conditions

  • The Fee is USD 100 – non-refundable – payable directly to the Oman Cancer Association
  • Must be outside the Sultanate of Oman at time of application
  • Must not have other current Oman visa
  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old

A confirmation email acknowledging reception of all the documents stated above will be sent to you from the Oman Cancer Association.

Exception for applicants with a spouse who already holds a 26A or 26N Visa

Please note that if and only if the applicant is the spouse of a traveler who is already holding a 26A or 26N Visa SubType for Oman (see above in category 1) then the visa of the category 2 passport holder may be obtained online. More information is available here (terms and conditions apply).

Possession of a valid visa does not guarantee that a traveler will be granted entry to Oman. Entry to Oman is at the discretion of the Royal Oman Police officer at the port of entry.

REFERENCE

https://evisa.rop.gov.om/visa-eligibility