For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Oman for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.
Travelers with a travel history in in the past 14 days before travel are not allowed to enter Oman.
Omani citizens, diplomats, health staff, and their families are exempt from the ban and will be subject to entry procedures adopted by the Sultanate. Restricted entry into the Sultanate to only Omanis and residents, who have visas issued on or before 5th April 2021, and they must comply with the requirements imposed by the relevant authorities.
All foreign nationals must have valid health insurance.
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Oman.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Oman.
Travellers returning from Oman must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
Visitors returning from Oman are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.
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