OMAN IS OFFERING TEN DAYS TOURIST VISA FOR FIVE RIYALS
Oman is now offering a ten days visa to Tourists for only 5 riyals, As per a decree issued by the Royal Oman police. The move aim is to boost the tourism sector in the country to diversify its economy and increase investment in the sector.
Earlier, Oman visa was 20 riyals for tourists whether they stay for 5 days or for a month. Tourism in Oman is almost grew by 5% in the last year (2017), according to the figures of Ministry of Tourism.
- 2 new visa fees have been added in the list of entry visas in the Article 29 of the regulation on Residence Law of Oman.
1. As per Article 9 of the decree, The visa transfer fee is 50 riyals and it is non refundable.
2. The anther addition is, Five riyals fee for a 10 day tourist visa of Oman. The other categories of tourists visas are one month and one year after 10 days.
- In the year 2016, Oman approved the National Strategy for Tourism 2040, which aims 6% rise in the contribution of Tourism sector and the target of 5 million visitors by the year 2040. Roughly the double of the current tourists visiting which is 2.7 million for a year.