International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vanuatu to Oman.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
2.30
Decreased by1.56
at 12/5/2021
Vaccinated
63.38%
Increased by63.38%
at 11/23/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed for vaccinated travelers

Description

Vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Oman. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Foreign Ministry of Oman
Start Date
8/31/2021
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Before You Leave

Optional

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results to avoid quarantine

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Description

Travelers have the option to present a negative pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test result to avoid mandatory quarantine on arrival. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before their arrival in Oman. Travelers arriving on long international flights, 8 hours or more, may take their test a maximum of 96 hours before their arrival.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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US Embassy for Oman
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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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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Omani citizens;
  • GCC nationals;
  • Travelers with free treatment card.
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US Embassy for Oman
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel registration form

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Description

Travelers must fill a registration form online or in the Tarassud+ app before travel.

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Foreign Ministry of Oman
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

All travelers are required to present proof of vaccination with a QR Code showing that 14 days have passed since they received all the doses required for COVID-19 vaccination. Vaccines approved in Oman are Pfizer‑BioNTech, Oxford AstraZeneca, Sputnik V, Sinovac, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm, Covishield AstraZeneca.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18.
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Oman Airports
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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

Travelers who have not uploaded a COVID-19 PCR certificate containing a QR code have the option to take a PCR test on arrival in Oman at their own cost.

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US Embassy for Oman
Start Date
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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers without a pre-departure COVID-19 test are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Oman and quarantine until a negative result is detected. If the test returns positive, they must quarantine for 10 days.

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This restrictions does not apply to:

  • Travelers with valid proof of having recovered from COVID-19.
Minimum Quarantine Duration
Until Test Results
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US Embassy for Oman
Start Date
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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
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Oman.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
2.30
Decreased by1.56
at 12/5/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
36.10%
Decreased by1.90%
at 7/30/2020
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
63.38%
Increased by63.38%
at 11/23/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3,310,409
Increased by3,310,409
at 11/23/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.27
Decreased by0.23
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Public gatherings should not take place and public places may have limited access. Non-residents must be fully vaccinated to enter Musandam or Dhofar governorates and residents must have at least one dose of a vaccine. Proof of vaccination will be required to access establishments. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Checked
12/4/2021

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

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

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants may open depending on the region visited with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Entry for dining is limited to those who can present proof of vaccination.

Bars

Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Entry to shopping malls is limited to those who can present proof of vaccination.

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