attestation
The Foreign Ministry provides a range of document attestation services.

The Foreign Ministry of Oman offers services to help Omani citizens, foreign residents, businesses, and visitors when they need to have documents attested.

This is usually required when someone has an important, official document relating to their personal, family or business affairs which they need to have certified as genuine.

There are a range of charges for these services as set out below.

People requiring documents attested by the Foreign Ministry should visit one of the attestation offices run by the Ministry in Muscat, Rusayl, Khasab, Al Buraimi, Sohar, Nizwa, Sur and Salalah.

Location of attestation offices

Muscat (head office)

Foreign Ministry
2601 Al Kharjiyah Street
P.O. Box 252
P.C. 100
Muscat

2463 4575

Al Buraimi

P.O. Box 27
P.C. 512
Al Khadra

2564 1485

Sohar

Al Turayf Street
P.O. Box 261
P.C. 311

2686 4866

Rusayl

Rusayl Industrial Area

2415 5168
2444 9688

Khasab

Hay Al Matar

2673 1134

Sur

P.O. Box 244
P.C. 411

2554 2019

Nizwa

Hay Al Turath South
P.O Box 576
P.C. 611

2543 1216
2543 1114

Salalah

North Aukad St
P.O. Box 40
P.C. 211

2321 3557

Attestation fees

Fees for attesting documents in various different categories are listed below.

SectionDescriptionFee (OMR)
Attestation fees for trade agencies, contracts, certificates and invoicesTrade agencies /original 60
Duplicate copy trade agencies30
Trade contracts /original 40
Duplicate copy trade contracts20
Certificate of origin /original 20
Duplicate copy certificate of origin10
Trade Invoices /original From (1) to $10,00050
From  $10,000 to $50,00070
From $50,000 to  $100,000100
Above from  $100,000 150
Duplicate copy of trade invoices: 50% of the original fee paid
Attestation fees for civil contracts, agencies and certificatesOther regular agency - original copy20
Other regular agency - duplicate copy10
Marriage contract - original copy10
Marriage contract - duplicate copy10
Divorce certificate - original copy20
Divorce certificate - duplicate copy10
Declaration of freedom from a wife - original copy20
Declaration of freedom from a wife - original copy10
Study Certificate - original copy10
Study Certificate - duplicate copy10
Other certificates (enclose details of the certificates listed under the name of ‘other certificates’) - original copy30
Other certificates (enclose details of the certificates listed under the name of ‘other certificates’) - duplicate copy30
A replacement of a lost Document - Original copy30
A replacement of a lost Document - Duplicate copy30
Attestation of other certificates not listed above - Group OneCommercial registration30
Chamber of commerce and industry   membership30
Cargo manifest30
Closing accounts of companies30
Labour clearances30
Plans of companies’ projects30
Certificate of military equipment utilization30
Certificate of analysis of nutrients in foods30
Attestation of other certificates not listed above - Group TwoA death certificate10
A certificate of non-conviction10
A certificate of experience10
An employment certificate10
 An age estimation certificate10
Other DocumentsStudy certificates issued only once for Omani students residing abroad - original copy10
Study certificates issued only once for Omani students residing abroad - duplicate copy5
Medical certificates for Omanis who take medical treatment abroad10
Duplicate or copy of Medical certificates for Omanis who take medical treatment abroad5
Replacement of Lost Documents Civil10
Commercial30