The land borders of Oman are closed to all but truck traffic until further notice.
Entry to the Sultanate has also been suspended for travellers from ten countries witnessing the spread of new strains, namely: Sudan, Lebanon, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia.
The suspension of entry into the Sultanate also includes all travellers coming from any other country if they have passed through any of the ten mentioned countries within 14 days before their travel to the Sultanate. For further information please click here.
Those travelling to Oman must register with the Tarrasud+ application before travelling and on arrival they must produce a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted not more than 72 hours before. All arrivals to the Sultanate through air, land and sea borders are required to undergo institutional quarantine at their own expense.
Airlines are required to ensure the availability of pre-confirmed hotel reservations for all travellers on their flights to Oman, except for certain categories of passengers (e.g. those under 16 or over 60)
Visitors will be required to take a further PCR test on arrival at the Sultanate’s airports, which they should book through https://covid19.emushrif.om/traveler/travel.
They must then observe a 7-day institutional quarantine period at their own expense and wear a tracking bracelet. The quarantine period will end after another negative PCR test on the eighth day, provided no COVID-19 symptoms appear during quarantine.
Health insurance covering the costs of COVID-19 treatment is compulsory (except for Omanis, GCC Citizens and those who have free health cards to use Government operated hospitals and clinics).
These measures follow current international best practice to protect citizens and travellers. They are revised regularly as the world develops a better understanding of the most effective way to combat the virus.
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