International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Oman From Equatorial Guinea is Restricted

Description

Most travelers are not allowed to enter Oman.

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These travel restrictions do not apply to:

  • Omani citizens and residents who have visas issued on or before 5th April 2021,
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Oman Airports
Start Date
4/6/2021
Changed
7/20/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken within 72 hours before their arrival in Oman. Travelers arriving on long international flights, 8 hours or more, may take their test within 96 hours before their arrival.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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US Embassy for Oman
Start Date
12/29/2020
Changed
7/20/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory accommodation and testing booking

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Description

Travelers must have proof of a confirmed booking for accommodation on the Sahala platform for at least 7 nights. Travelers must also book and pay for their test on arrival in the Tarassud+ mobile app before travel.

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US Embassy for Oman
Start Date
2/14/2021
Changed
7/20/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

Travelers are required to have valid health insurance with COVID-19 coverage for a minimum period of 30 days.

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Travellers exempt from having mandatory health insurance are:

  • Omani citizens;
  • GCC nationals;
  • travellers with free treatment card.
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US Embassy for Oman
Start Date
11/1/2020
Changed
7/20/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Oman.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 16.
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Oman Airports
Start Date
12/10/2020
Changed
7/20/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory 7-day quarantine and testing

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Description

Travelers are required to quarantine for at least 7 days at a quarantine hotel at their own cost on arrival in Oman. Travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 8 and end quarantine with a negative test result.

Minimum Number of Days
8 days
Quarantine Duration

Until Test Negative

Duration Extension Measures

Test Positive

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US Embassy for Oman
Start Date
10/1/2020
Changed
7/20/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in all public places.

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US Embassy for Oman
Start Date
5/18/2020
Changed
7/20/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Oman.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
190.65
Decreased by190.65
at 7/29/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
36.10%
Decreased by1.90%
at 7/30/2020
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
30.37%
Increased by30.37%
at 7/25/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,550,910
Increased by1,550,910
at 7/25/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.39
Decreased by0.03
at 7/27/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

A nationwide curfew is in effect between the hours of 5 pm and 4 am. All public gatherings are banned and most leisure spaces, such as public parks, are closed. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual, police check points may be introduced at short notice.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants may open depending on the region visited, with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops and services are open at 50% capacity with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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