OmanOman Visa for Indians: Complete Guide to Application and Requirements

Oman Visa for Indians

Oman Visa for Indians

Indian travelers planning to visit Oman need to be aware of the visa requirements and application processes. This comprehensive guide by LeSo provides all the details you need to know about obtaining a visa to Oman, from eligibility to the various types of visas available.

Types of Oman Visas

Oman offers several types of visas for Indian citizens, each catering to different travel purposes:

  • Tourist Visa: Allows Indian nationals to visit Oman for leisure or tourism purposes.
  • Business Visa: For Indian citizens visiting Oman for business-related activities.
  • Express Visa: A fast-tracked visa option for urgent travel.
  • Family Joining Visa: For family members joining a resident in Oman.

Oman Visa Requirements for Indians

Here are the general requirements for obtaining an Oman visa:

  • Valid passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of entry.
  • Recent passport-sized photographs.
  • Completed visa application form.
  • Proof of accommodation in Oman.
  • Return flight ticket.
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of stay.
  • For business visas: Invitation letter from an Omani company.
  • For family joining visas: Proof of relationship with the Omani resident.

Oman Visa Application Process

Follow these steps to apply for an Oman visa:

  1. Visit the LeSo website and navigate to the Oman visa section.
  2. Choose the type of visa suitable for your travel purpose.
  3. Complete the online visa application form with accurate details.
  4. Upload the necessary documents, including your passport and photographs.
  5. Pay the visa fee online through a secure payment gateway.
  6. Submit your application and wait for the confirmation email.
  7. Track your application status online through the LeSo platform.

Once approved, you will receive the visa via email. Print a copy and carry it with you when traveling to Oman.

Oman Visa Fees

The visa fees for Oman vary depending on the type of visa:

  • Tourist Visa: Approx. USD 60
  • Business Visa: Approx. USD 80
  • Express Visa: Approx. USD 130
  • Family Joining Visa: Approx. USD 90

Check the latest fee details on the LeSo website as these are subject to change.

Oman Visa Processing Time

Typically, the processing time for Oman visas is as follows:

  • Tourist Visa: 3-5 business days
  • Business Visa: 5-7 business days
  • Express Visa: 1-2 business days
  • Family Joining Visa: 7-10 business days

Processing times may vary based on the volume of applications and other factors.

Entry Requirements Upon Arrival

Upon arrival in Oman, Indian travelers must present:

  • Valid passport with at least 6 months validity.
  • Printed visa copy.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Return or onward flight ticket.

Immigration authorities may also request proof of sufficient funds or other supporting documents.

Important Tips for a Successful Visa Application

To ensure a smooth visa application process:

  • Double-check all information provided in the application form.
  • Ensure all documents are current and correctly formatted.
  • Apply well in advance to accommodate any delays in processing.
  • Contact LeSo for any queries or assistance during the application process.