Travelling to Oman? PCR test compulsory before coming to the Sultanate from all countries

Muscat: Oman announced on Sunday to ending the decision of banning entry to and exit from the Sultanate through various land, air and sea outlets starting from 12am on Tuesday, 29 December 2020

1, Obtaining a PCR test, compulsory, before coming to the Sultanate from all countries of the world without exception

2, Imposing quarantine again for those arriving on short visits to the Sultanate for less than seven days

3, The following procedures shall be applied to all arrivals at the Sultanate’s border outlets. The previous decisions that contradict these procedures shall be canceled:

Registering in (Tarrasud+) application prior to arrival in the Sultanate.

Showing a certificate of negative COVID-19 PCR Test upon arrival provided that the tests has been conducted within a period of not more than 72 hours.

It has mandatory to obtain a health insurance that covers costs of Covid-19 treatment. Omanis, GCC citizens and those who have free health cards are exempted.

Conducting a PCR test upon arrival at the Sultanate’s airports.

Wearing a tracking hand bracelet at all border outlets, along with commitment to a 7-day quarantine. The tracking bracelet is removed after completing the quarantine period, provided that no COVID-19 symptoms appear during that period, upon repetition of the PCR test on the 8th day.

The quarantine period for the public and private workers in the Sultanate will not be treated as a paid sick leave.

The Supreme Committee urges citizens and residents to avoid travel abroad during the coming period unless there is extreme necessity.

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