There are a number of different visas available for those wishing to travel to Muscat; these include the express visa, the single entry visa and the multiple entry visa. The government of Oman has categorized countries into 2 types: those included in list 1; and those included in list 2.
The former include European countries, a number of South American countries and South Africa, United States, Lebanon, Canada, Australia, Turkey and East Asian countries. Nationals of these countries must fill out the visa application and present it any entry point (land, sea, air) in Oman upon which they will be issued a visa valid for one month. Their passports must be valid for at least 6 months.
Countries in list 2 include Indian, Jordan, Egypt, Iran, Russia, Ukraine and Bosnia. The nationals of these countries must have completed the visa application form, have a passport valid for at least 6 months; they must also have purchased a complete tourist package including airline tickets and accommodation. The visa is issued upon arrival at an air terminal only. The visa is valid for one month.
The application fee for nationals of both types of countries is 6 Omani Riyals.