General Visa Information
Oman Government Officials
Omani Government Officials who are traveling to the U.S. to meet with U.S. Government Officials or other Omani Government Officials may qualify for an official “A” category visa. Each official applicant should complete their Visa Application at: https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/. Select location: Oman, Muscat and begin the application. You will be prompted to select the visa category after you have entered your biographical information. If you are unclear whether or not your travel qualifies as “official” please email us your question and contact details to: email@example.com.
Oman Government Officials who are traveling to the U.S. for official travel will need to 1) complete the application on the web site listed above, 2) prepare an application package to include: (a) printed application confirmation sheet, (b) new photos with a white background, (c) letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (d) current passport. Please submit the complete application package to the U.S. Embassy Consular section for processing between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.
How to Apply for a Visa
A new visa application service was implemented on August 5, 2013. Please visit www.ustraveldocs.com/om to make an appointment, pay fees and retrieve your passport. For the Arabic version, please visit the following link: www.ustraveldocs.com/om_ar/
Ministry of Higher Education Students
The Embassy has conducted two presentations for the Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship Students that are planning to study in the United States. These instructions will allow students to apply for the visa efficiently and on a timely manner. If you have any questions, please contact the consular office at ConsularMuscat@State.gov
Presentation: How to Apply for a U.S. Student Visa Sponsored by the Givernment of Oman [PDF 1.43MB]
Presentation: Legal and Security Briefing [PDF 470KB]
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For information about making an appointment, paying fees and passport pick-up, please contact our Call Center at 968 24 66 7735 or go to: www.ustraveldocs.com/om. For the Arabic version, please go to: www.ustraveldocs.com/om_ar/.
For additional contact options, go to: cdn.ustraveldocs.com/om/om-main-contactus.asp#ContactInformation.
For the Arabic version, please go to:cdn.ustraveldocs.com/om_ar/om-main-contactus.asp.