Omani passport
Front cover of a contemporary Omani biometric passport
Issued by Oman Royal Police
EligibilityOmani citizenship

The Omani passport (Arabic: جواز السفر العماني) is issued to citizens of Oman for international travel. Omani passports are issued by the Royal Omani Police or at an Omani Embassy overseas. The biometric passport was first issued in 2014. It consists of 48 pages and is valid for up to 10 years.

Passport types

Passport types are specified under article No. 3 of the Omani passport law, issued by Royal Decree No. 69/97. The specified types are as follows:


Omani passports' cover is red and have inscriptions in golden letters indicating the official name of the country at the top and the word "passport" at the bottom both in Arabic and English divided by the coat of arms. The biometric passport symbol, alerting to the presence of a RFID chip inside the document, is at the very bottom of the cover page.[1]

Identity information page

The Omani passport identity page is in two languages - Arabic and English - and includes the following data:

Bilateral visa exemption treaties

In addition to the unilateral visa waivers that holders of Omani passports enjoy; Oman has signed several bilateral visa exemption treaties for the benefit of diplomatic, service, and special passports:

Visa requirements

Main article: Visa requirements for Omani citizens

In June 2019, Omani citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 83 countries and territories, ranking the Omani passport 52nd in the world according to the Passport index [2]

Countries and territories with visa-free or visa on arrival entry for holders of regular Omani passports

See also


  1. ^ "Document: OMN-AO-01003". European Council. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  2. ^ "Global Passport Power Rank 2021 | Passport Index 2021".