International Flights to Resume

28 Dec 2020 / Oman

The Supreme Committee in Oman has announced the lifting of the ban on international flight movements from 12am on Tuesday, 29 December 2020. Land borders and seaports will also reopen.

It is compulsory for a PCR test to be done before flying into Oman from other countries.

The Committee has suspended the exemption from health isolation for those arriving on short visits to the Sultanate of less than seven days.

The following measures are applicable at all border points of the Sultanate, and travellers must follow these procedures:

  • Download and register on the Tarassud application before coming to the Sultanate.
  • PCR negative test upon arrival in the Sultanate, provided that the examination was conducted not exceeding 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Mandatory to have health insurance covering the costs of treating Covid-19, with the exception of Omanis, citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and holders of free treatment card.
  • Conduct a polymerase test for Covid-19 upon arrival from abroad at the Sultanate’s airports.
  • Electronic tracking bracelet will be provided at all border crossings. Travellers must commit to a seven-day quarantine during which the tracking bracelet must be worn. The tracking bracelet will be removed after completion of the quarantine, provided no symptoms of the disease appear during that period, with a re-examination on the eighth day.

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