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Guide to Muscat, the Capital of Oman

Located at the centre of an ancient trade route, Muscat, the capital of Oman, has a long and storied history which has seen the city ruled by a number of occupiers, including the Persian, Arab, and Ottoman empires. Modern Muscat stretches around 70 kilometres along the northern coast of Oman and is actually composed of […]

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Oman Dress Code for Foreigners

The Sultanate of Oman is an Arab country located on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Oman is a conservative Middle Eastern Muslim country. Omani traditions and values are reflected in the dress code of the Omani people. Tradition largely contributes to the way Omani nationals dress. The dress code for both genders is […]

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Safety and Security: Travel Advice for Oman

Just in 2018, Oman welcomed more than 3 million visitors. From the traditional mountain villages like Misfat al Abryeen to modern Muscat and the stunning beaches of Masira Island, there are plenty of reasons why increasingly more foreigners are applying for an Oman visa and traveling to the country. Oman is also a very safe […]

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Oman Visa on Arrival (VOA)

Before visiting Oman, all foreign citizens should check the Oman visa requirements to see if they require a travel document to enter the country. There are only a few nationalities who are visa-exempt for Oman, citizens of Gulf Cooperation Countries such as Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. All other foreign citizens are […]

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Photo Requirements for an Oman Visa

The Oman e-Visa is an electronic travel authorization introduced by the Sultanate of Oman in March 2018, which permits eligible citizens to travel to the country for purposes of tourism or business. In order to apply for the Oman eVisa, it is necessary to meet several requirements for documents, including some specific requirements for the […]