Except if they come from one of the visa-exempt nations, visitors to Oman are required to get a visa in advance of travel.
Citizens of member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council are not required to obtain a visa in order to travel to Oman. Online visa applications are available to nationals of 71 other countries and territories. The visas are valid for 30 days and can be obtained in a matter of minutes. All visitors are required to have a passport that is valid for at least six months.
In an attempt to boost the tourist industry, individuals from 103 countries are now permitted to visit the sultanate for a period of up to 14 days without obtaining a visa in advance of their arrival.