Muscat: The authorities have clarified the rules and regulations governing the issuance of certain types of entry visas.
Passengers from India, China, Russia who reside in or hold entry visa to any of the following countries — United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Schengen States and Australia — will be allowed to obtain a non-sponsored tourist visa to enter the Sultanate as per the applied terms and conditions, reports Oman Observer.
According to a statement issued by the Royal Oman Police, tourists wishing to visit the country for a short stay are eligible for an e-Visa valid for up to 10 days (26A Tourist Visit Visa).
The e-visa, which allows travellers to stay in Oman for up to 10 days, costs RO5 while the (26B) single entry Tourist Visit Visa is valid up to 30 days and costs RO20.
The ROP urged passengers to seek not to apply for the visa online too early, as it is issued in a maximum of 2/3 days.
“It is advisable to prepare your application online twenty days before your arrival,” the statement said.