American citizens and other nationalities can obtain their visa for entry to Oman at the office of the Permanent Mission of Oman to the United Nations in New York. All visitors (except nationals of the GCC states) intending to travel to the Sultanate of Oman are required to obtain a visa.
Requirements for obtaining a visa:
-Passport (must be valid for not less than 12 months from the date of intended visit)
-A completed application form (type-written)
-A photocopy of the first & second pages of the passport
-1 passport-size photo
-A letter stating the purpose of trip (personal or company letter, whichever is applicable)
-Payment of visa fee, which can be made either through money order or certified check only.
Please contact the consulate for current visa fees.
Visa application will be processed upon receipt of the above requirements and will take approximately 7-10 working days. Application may also be sent by post; however, the Consulate will not be responsible for lost mail. In sending application by mail, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope (e.g. DHL, Federal Express, etc.). The Consular Section does also legalization and authentication of documents for trade and other purposes.
For additional information, please contact the Consulate at (212) 355-3505, Monday thru Friday, from 9: 00 am to 5:00 pm.