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Oman tightens visa rules


Gulmeena HamidWeb Editor

20th Sep, 2020. 11:40 pm
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Before resuming its international flights, Oman has tightened its visa rules.

Oman’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) spokesperson said in a statement that they were getting ready to receive travelers as the flight operation had resumed in a regular manner.

According to the details, Oman airlines, including Oman Air and Salam Air will resume their operations from 1st October, but on a limited scale and flights.

“The new set of rules mandates those entering Oman from October 1, to get a PCR test done after arrival. Additionally, arriving passengers must also be insured to cover the cost of at least 30-days of COVID-19 treatment should the need arise,” said the spokesman.

The spokesperson also said in the statement that Foreign Affairs’ Ministry permission and a NOC from the sponsor company where the traveler work has also been made compulsory.

“A 14-day quarantine is also compulsory, during which time the whereabouts and movements of the person will be monitored by a wearable monitoring band.”

Earlier, Oman had welcomed Bahrain’s decision to normalize relations with Israel and hope that this will help to bring peace among Israel and Palestine.