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Oman Travel Restrictions

883.4 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
8.52% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 6.58% last week
Most visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Oman.

Oman border status

Travelers with a travel history in in the past 14 days before travel are not allowed to enter Oman.

Travelers must complete a "Traveler registration form" and must present before boarding.

All foreign nationals must have valid health insurance.


Outgoing travel to OmanTraveling from Canada to Oman

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Canada are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Oman.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Oman.
Details and exceptions

All travelers are subject to 7-day quarantine upon arrival. Institutional health isolation for all arrivals is mandatory and at their own expense. There is no longer an option to isolate in a private home setting, until further notice.

Arriving travelers may be given a tracking bracelet to wear for the period of their self-isolation and a passenger locator form to complete, and may be asked to download Hmushrif app if they are staying for more than 7 days. There is a charge (also payable through the Tarassud+ application) of OMR 6 for the bracelet. Bracelets must be returned once you have completed your self-isolation.

Travelers, regardless of the result of the PCR test taken at the airport, must continue to self-isolate until day 7 of self-isolation. On day 8 from their arrival they must undertake another PCR test. If the result is negative, they can have their tracking bracelet removed and end their self-isolation. Children under the age of 15 are exempt from the PCR test and Tarrasud+ bracelet requirements.

Travelers arriving in Oman for a period shorter than 7 days are no longer exempt from the isolation requirements.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Oman

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Oman must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Oman will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.
Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Oman

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Oman without restrictions.

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers from Canada are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Required in public spaces.

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