A Complete Guide to Applying for an Oman eVisa as a GCC Resident

By Mohammed Ameen

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How to Apply for an Oman eVisa as a GCC Resident

Obtaining an Oman eVisa for GCC Residents

If you’re a Saudi Iqama holder planning a trip to Oman, you can apply for an eVisa that allows you to stay in the country for up to 30 days. The “GCC Resident Visa” issued by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) is an unsponsored visit visa for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) residents who are not eligible for visa-free travel. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of applying for an Oman eVisa via the official platform, evisa.rop.gov.om.

eVisa Cost and Required Documents

The cost of a 30-day visit visa for GCC residents is Omani Rial 5 (SAR48.70). To apply for the GCC Resident Visa, you must have the following documents:

  1. GCC Residence visa copy (Saudi Visa Copy)
  2. GCC resident ID copy (Iqama Copy)
  3. Valid passport copy

Please ensure that your residency permit and passport have a validity of at least six months.

Approved professions

Here is the complete list of occupations that qualify for the GCC Resident Visa for Oman:

DoctorComputer EngineerElectronics Engineer
Agriculture EngineerTechnologistSoftware Analyst
Electronic TechnicianHospital TechnicianFirst Counselor
Commercial DelegateAccountantArchitect
Mechanical EngineerBudget SpecialistComputer Manager
Social SpecialistDental TechnicianTranslator
CounselorCo-pilotVessel Supervisor
Trading PartnerProduction ExecutiveEngineer
Geologist EngineerFlight EngineerReferee
Project ManagerX-Ray TechnicianLaboratory Technician
Deputy DirectorLawyerGeologist
BusinessmanPharmacistSales Executive
Sport CoachPhysicistDental Surgeon
University TeacherProject AuditorSales Representative
OfficerMusicianHealth Observer
University DirectorChemistGeneral Manager / Deputy
LecturerSchool Guidance OfficerTour Guide
PoetAthletic OrganizerLand Surveyor
Production AssistantActorBroker
ScientistSpecialist TreatmentMilitary Officer
ArchaeologistHead of SectionDirector / Deputy
Section SupervisorPreacherAgriculture Supervisor
Interior DesignerGenerator OperatorNurse Assistant
SpecialistTechnical Support EngineerCompany / Institute Representative
Film CameramanMarketing AgentProspector Raised
DieticianStore InspectorWriter
ProsecutorFlight NavigatorMedia Specialist
Marketing SpecialistAssistant MechanicJournalist
Wireless OperatorMechanicPrinting Operator
CoordinatorNetwork EngineerSales and Marketing Representative
Vessel TechnicianDirector

Applying for the GCC Resident Visa for Oman

  1. Create an account on the Oman eVisa platform
  • Visit the official Oman eVisa website: https://evisa.rop.gov.om/en/home
  • Click on ‘Apply for Tourist Visa‘ on the homepage
  • Register as a new user by entering your personal details, including your full name, email address, password, mobile number, date of birth, gender, and nationality
  • Complete the captcha code and click ‘Register’
  • Enter the One-time Password (OTP) sent to your registered email address
Obtaining an Oman eVisa for GCC Residents
  1. Select your visa category
  • From the dashboard, click on ‘Apply for Visa‘ and then ‘Apply for Unsponsored Visa
  • Choose your nationality from the drop-down menu
  • Indicate your GCC country of residence and select the country
  • Scroll down and select ‘29A GCC Resident Visa‘ and click on ‘Apply online here
  • Click ‘Ok
  1. Fill out the GCC Resident Visa application
  • Enter applicant details, including full name, country of birth, travel document type (passport), travel document number (passport number), travel document, passport nationality, place of issue, date and place of birth, nationality, and passport issue and expiry date
  1. Enter additional details, such as occupation, mother’s name, and marital status
  2. Upload the required documents, including a copy of your valid Saudi residence visa, passport size photo, valid passport copy, and Iqama copy
  3. Confirm the visa application, review the details, and submit the application
  4. Pay for the visa once it is approved. You will receive an email notification from the Oman eVisa platform with a link to pay for the visa fee

GCC Resident Visa Processing Time

Although the processing time for a GCC resident visa for Oman typically takes four to five working days, the exact duration depends on the specifics of each application.


In conclusion, applying for an Oman eVisa as a GCC resident is a straightforward process that can be completed online through the official platform. By following the step-by-step guide provided in this article and ensuring you have all the required documents, you can successfully obtain your GCC Resident Visa for Oman. This will enable you to enjoy a hassle-free travel experience and explore the beautiful country of Oman with ease.

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