Oman is gaining momentum amongst other countries in the world that grant visas to foreigners who wish to enter the country for various legal purposes. Oman has recently recorded a boost in several people from different parts of the world applying for visas. Thus, this piece contains the different types of Oman Visas and is targeted at giving one a direct hint at the type of visa to apply for.
The following are therefore different types of Oman Visas and Purpose
Cruise Ship Passenger And Crew Visa: This type of visa allows one’s visit to Oman as a passenger or crew who is traveling on a cruise ship into Oman.
Tourist Visa: This is a type of visa that allows one to enter Oman for tourism often sponsored by a supporter.
Sailor’s Transit Visa: It’s a type of Visa that allows ship crew members who wish to leave Oman by air. It can allow such people to enter the country through air and land ports to join their transit.
Family Visit Visa: This type of Visa allows a visit to Oman for a relative or friend of an Omani national, or a relative of a foreign resident in Oman. What this means is that you must be a relative or a friend of an Omani National or a foreign resident in the country.
Band Visa: It is a type of Visa that allows a visit to Oman for an artistic performance with a local backer. It can be issued only to artists who have an appointment or a show in the country.
Short Work Visa: This type of Visa allows residency in Oman for a short fixed period for a sponsored worker. If you are looking for a job in Oman, this type of Visa can be useful for such purposes while you plan on renewing the visa once you get started.
Contractor Visit Visa: it is another type of Visa that allows a visit to Oman for a person to undergo medical professional testing with an Oman government organization before taking up work with a local sponsor. It’s another type of work Visa to Oman.
11Multi-entry Visit Visa (sponsored): This type of Visa allows multiple visits to Oman for a professional or business person employed in certain occupations sponsored by a local sponsor. It’s a Work Visa.
Express Visa: Allows a visit to Oman for a professional or business person employed in a certain occupation sponsored by a local sponsor. It’s also a Work Visa.
Festivals Visa: It allows a visit to Oman for a person to take part in a festival or exhibition which has the approval of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Work purpose
Official Visit Visa: This type of Visa allows a visit to Oman for a person sponsored by an Oman government organization. It’s for WorkPurposese.
5 Business Visit Visa: Allows a visit to Oman for a professional or business person sponsored by a local sponsor. It’s typically for a Business purpose.
10 Business Man Visa: It allows a visit to Oman for a professional or business person sponsored by a local sponsor. For Business purposes.
30 Emergency Visa: Allows a short visit to Oman in an emergency sponsored by a local sponsor. Emergency
31 Scientific Research Visa: Allows a visit to Oman for approved scientific research by the approving authority conducted for a local sponsor.
Residents Sponsored Visa:
Visa Type code 33A
Visa Name Property Owner Visa
Visa Description Residency in Oman for a foreign owner of a housing unit in an approved tourist complex in Oman.
Visa Purpose Housing
Length of Stay 2 years
Use by Period 6Mth