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U.S. Citizen Services

General Information

The U.S. Embassy is located on Jameat A'Duwal Al Arabiya Street in the diplomatic area of Shatti al Qurum in the capital city of Muscat. Routine American Citizen Services, such as passport applications, extra passport pages, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad and notarial services, are available by appointment on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  The embassy is closed on Omani and American holidays.

For emergencies involving American citizens, please call 968-2464-3400.  A duty officer is available 24 hours a day.

All consular fees are payable in U.S. dollars or Omani rials. The current rate of exchange is US $1 = 0.400 Omani rials.  For information on current fees, please click here (pdf 94kb).

Please bring two forms of identification with you if you visit the embassy.  You will need to leave one form of identification with the security guards at the entrance while inside the embassy.

If you wish to contact the Consular Section, you may send an e-mail to ConsularMuscat@state.gov or a fax to 968-2464-3535.    Someone from the Consular Section will get back to you as soon as possible.

For information on travel conditions in the Sultanate of Oman, please refer to the Department of State's Consular Information Sheet on Oman. For general information on traveling and living abroad, please visit the Department's comprehensive travel website.

For other consular services available to U.S. citizens in Oman, please consult the links on the left-hand side of this page

Consular Notice

  • Consular Consolidated Database: Passport/Visa Systems offline
    • The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with out passport and visa system.

    • This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category.

    • We apologize to applicants who are experiencing delays or are unable to obtain a passport, Report of Birth Abroad, or visa at this time.

    • We are working urgently to correct the problem and expect our system to be fully operational again soon.

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