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Here you find a quick, but comprehensive summary of items to be noted as part of your visa application to Oman.
The below is a comprehensive summary of items that comes handy while you start preparing your Oman visa application.
The below are the steps involved in Oman visa processing,
Document Preparation: To prepare the documents (refer the below checklist for more details), usually applicants take around one or two days.
Submission: The documents shall be submitted to the Embassy, which can be done online that can also be done by a third party.
Processing: Embassy officials will start the approval process with the review of your documents. It usually takes around 8 working days for the whole approval process.
Despatch: The visa approval is online and the details will be emailed to the applicants.
Summary: To summarise, the processing is quick, simple and online, usually takes less than 15 days and also require minimum documents to secure the approved visas.
Here we have tried summarising the key documents to be prepared while applying for your visa for Oman.
Please note the below key aspects before starting your work on documents,
Prepare all documents in A4 size
Ensure that all the scan copies are clear and readable
Do not staple any of the documents
Embassy may ask for additional documents, during the approval process
The below is a summary of documents needed as part of the Oman visa processing.
Coloured photocopies of the passport,
Must not be older than 10 years, with at least 6 months validity
Must have at least 2 blank pages to affix visa
Copy of the front & back pages of the passport, duly attested
Visa application form, duly signed
Scanned copies of coloured photographs,
Must be less than 3 months old, not used earlier for any visas
Should be of passport size in dimensions, with 80% head coverage
Should be on a blue background, matte finish non-smiling
Covering letter - to be addressed to The Visa Officer, Embassy of Oman, located at New Delhi, mentioning the duration of visit, purpose, expenses, details of all applicants with their names and passport numbers
Flight tickets, for onward & return
Hotel confirmation vouchers, for all the nights, with the hotel name, address, telephone number and email ID, along with the payment receipts
For applicants who has family/friends in Oman
Invite letter along with the ID card of the Oman citizen
Invite letter, work permit, copy of work visa & passport if the invite is from non Oman citizen
If the applicant is a minor - PAN copies of the parents is mandatory
If the applicant is self employed or a company owner - covering letter on the company letter head to be submitted, along with the financial documents of the company
For business visas,
Covering letter from the company in India
Invitation letter from the company in Oman, mentioning the details as below,
Information of the applicant (name, gender, passport number, DOB)
Purpose of visit, financial documents, travel dates, duration
Information about inviting company (name, contact, gender, business details)
We understand that you may have many questions in mind, before you apply for your visa. Some of them may get answered below. For any more queries, write or call us,
Q. Should I submit my passports for visa approvals?
No, the passports are not to be submitted and the visa comes in the form of e-visa, sent by email.
Q. Will VisaBadge help in preparing the documents?
Yes, VisaBadge is an online tool that helps you apply visas. We will take care of your document preparation, verification, submissions and tracking of visas, until the receipts at your place.
Q. Will VisaBadge help in getting appointments for document submission?
Yes, we will help in getting appointments with the respective Embassies.
Q. What is the cost of Oman visa processing?
The visa processing charges to be paid online while submitting the visa form is Rs 5500/-. The pricing of various services that VisaBadge offers is available on https://visabadge.com/dashboard
Q. How much time it takes for the visa processing?
The usual duration for the visa approvals, as per the Consulates is around 10 to 12 working days. However, this may change based on the nature and type of visa, peak/off-peak time in the year, etc.
Q. Is it mandatory for me to appear at the Embassy personally?
Yes, it's mandatory to visit the Embassy personally.
Q. Will VisaBadge team help in tracking the visa processing status?
Yes, we will keep the status of your visa tracked and updated on your My Visas page.
Q. Can VisaBadge team influence Embassy officials in getting the visas approved?
No, the officials at the immigration department are not directly connected to any of the agents or the applicants, unless they have a question specific to your application. It's NOT recommended to solicit an immigration official directly.
Q. Should I book my hotels & flights, before applying for the visa?
Yes, the onward & return flight tickets along with the hotel confirmation vouchers are mandatory to be completed before you apply for the visas.
Q. Will there be a refund of the fees paid, in case of visa rejections?
The fees paid to the Embassies is NOT refundable.
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