COVID-19

Sultanate’s Response

In line with the current pandemic COVID-19, please find the Official COVID-19 Government websites and key stakeholder organizations with updates.

MOH Alert: Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)

What can be done to protect against the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Following procedures to be applied to reduce the risk and prevent the infection:

  • Avoid direct contact with animals (live or dead)

  • Avoid direct contact with anyone with symptoms of a cold or respiratory infection.

  • Cover nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing with tissue or flexed elbow.

  • Wash your hands with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand rub.

For those coming from outside Oman, please contact the nearest health institution or call center (+968 2444 1999) if you feel any symptoms and disclose the travel history, contact with traveler or any contact with a laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19.

For more information regarding latest developments and updates from the Ministry of Health, please visit their website.

In line with the current pandemic COVID-19, please find the Official COVID-19 Government websites and key stakeholder organizations with daily updates.

Supreme Covid-19 Committee:

In implementation of Royal orders of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik for the formation of a supreme committee to tackle developments of coronavirus (Covid-19) in light of updated health indicators, Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al-Busaidi, Minister of Interior, chaired the first meeting of the Committee at the general diwan of the Interior Ministry on March 12, 2019. It has been decided that the Committee will remain in constant session to follow up coronavirus pandemic data and accordingly take proper decisions.

For more information regarding latest developments and updates from the Supreme Covid-19 Committee, please visit the website.

In line with the current pandemic COVID-19, please find the Official COVID-19 Government websites and key stakeholder organizations with daily updates.

Oman Airports:

Oman's Supreme Committee for dealing with COVID-19 is a government committee responsible for nationwide decisions in response to the current coronavirus outbreak, as well as for decisions related to travel recommendations and restrictions through the airports and the other land and sea borders of Oman:

  • To suspend all domestic and international flights from and to Oman (excluding Musandam Governate flights and cargo flights) from Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 12:00PM.

  • Relevant authorities to provide support for Omani citizens and students trapped overseas and to arrange emergency flights to bring them back safely to the Sultanate.

  • As of March 18, 2020, ONLY Omanis are allowed to enter the country, and NO Omani is allowed to exit the country as the Sultanate intends to close all its air, sea and land borders to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.

Travel Advice:

Pursuant to the recommendations of Oman's Supreme Committee for Dealing with COVID-19, Omani nationals and residents are recommended to limit their travels, unless extremely urgent. Travelers who intend to travel are urged to check with their airline regarding travel restrictions and the status of their flight.

For more information regarding latest travel developments and updates from the Oman Airports, please visit the website.

In line with the current pandemic COVID-19, please find the Official COVID-19 Government websites and key stakeholder organizations with daily updates.

Royal Oman Police:

Amid the ongoing concerns about the Coronavirus COVID-19, Oman eVisa is closely monitoring the latest information from the World Health Organization and the Oman Ministry of Health and has taken a number of precautionary measures for the health and safety of Citizens, Residents and Visitors of Oman.

In line with precautionary measures established by the Sultanate of Oman, to limit the spread of the Corona virus pandemic, all visas are no longer available until further notice.

For more information regarding latest developments and updates from the ROP, please visit the website.

In line with the current pandemic COVID-19, please find the Official COVID-19 Government websites and key stakeholder organizations with daily updates.

World Health Organization:

Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through our national and local public health authority, the Supreme COVID-19 Committee and Ministry of Health.

For more information regarding latest developments and updates from the WHO, please visit the below links.

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/media-resources/news