The Oman visa run is an affordable and helpful procedure for travellers who are eligible for 30 days on-arrival visa to UAE. This 30 days visa is issued at border immigration and allows the holder to stay in the UAE for 30 days. The list of countries that get a 30-day visa on exit and return back to UAE are:
|Republic of Ireland
|United Kingdom and Northern Ireland
|United States of America
The 90-day-on-arrival visa is a multiple entry visa with a validity period of 6 months for the 90 days stay duration. Holders of this visa type can stay a few days in UAE, visit Oman for a few days or even choose to self-drive to Oman. The countries whose nationals are eligible for this type of visa are:
|Denmark El Salvador
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
If you hold an Indian passport and also have a valid USA visit visa, a green card or an EU/UK residence visa you are eligible for the 14 days on-arrival visa. Holders of this visa type do not need to apply for an Oman visa in advance to complete the Oman visa run as they are eligible to visit any part of Oman and return back within the stay duration of their UAE visa.
The 180 days UAE on arrival visa is only stamped for Mexican passport holders while entering UAE through any airport, seaport or land border. They also don’t need any advance permission to complete an Oman Visa run as they are eligible to do an Oman visa run without a visa as long as they return to UAE within a day.
Travellers originating from countries like Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Philippines, Nepal, India, Jordan, Egypt, Bosnia and other countries that aren't eligible for an on-arrival UAE visa but would like to visit the UAE must apply for a prepaid visa before flying to the UAE. To get approval for a UAE visit visa, it needs to be sponsored by someone based in the UAE, be it a hotel, travel firm like Arabiers or an airline. These visa holders can visit Oman’s Dibba in Musandam without any Oman Visa but require an Oman Visa to visit other cities of Oman and travel between UAE and Oman. Arabiers team can help you apply for an Express Visa to Dubai or an Oman visa.
Prepaid nationals who are not eligible for a complimentary on-arrival UAE visa must apply for an Oman visa at least 5 days prior to your scheduled Oman visa run date. These steps will guide you through a straightforward Oman visa run procedure.
The list of documents needed to process the Oman Visa is as follows:
Travellers who are not eligible for a 30-day or 90-day free on-arrival visa when returning from Oman to the UAE must apply for a prearranged Dubai visa before returning back. Nationals originating from the countries mentioned below can apply for a Dubai express visa.
|Bosnia and Herzegovina
|30 Days Single Entry
|90 Days Single Entry
|30 Days Multiple Entry
|90 Days Multiple Entry
The Dubai Express visa Service only takes 4 to 8 hours to process a new visa whereas a standard visa procedure may take anywhere between 5 to 6 business days. If you prefer the express service here are the steps you need to follow.