Embassy of Switzerland in Oman

Embassy of Switzerland in Oman
Embassy of Switzerland in Oman © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

 

COVID-19: Important information for Swiss travelers in the Sultanate of Oman

The World Health Organization declared the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. There is a risk of infection in all regions of the world. The Federal Council therefore recommends to avoid non-urgent travel abroad.

Please register on the Travel Admin App (Itineris). If you are currently traveling in Oman as a tourist (not intended for permanent residents), please log in so that the Embassy of Switzerland in Oman can contact you if necessary. Please make sure that the date of your trip is updated. After returning to Switzerland, please delete all details of your trip log in the app or online.

Situation in Oman:

Entering Oman, including for touristic purposes, is currently possible but subject to different measures.

The Sultanate of Oman has decided to keep land borders closed for one week from Monday, 18 January 2021, starting from 6 pm. The closure may be extended.

The homepage of the Ministry of Health provides information on the developments in the situation regarding the Corona virus in Oman. The “Tarassud+” app or Instagram under the account @omanimoh also provide accurate and timely information. The Ministry of Health's hotline (call center) can be reached on +968 2444 1999.

Passengers arriving in Oman have to comply with specific regulations with regards to COVID-19. The details can be found on the website of Oman Airports (www.omanairports.co.om)

The Muscat International Airport hotline (www.muscatairport.co.om) is also available for general information on air traffic: +968 2435 1234.

The situation regarding coronavirus in Oman, like everywhere, is changing rapidly. Therefore, please keep yourself informed about further measures of the Omani government on these channels.

Information about the COVID19 situation and travel advice:

Further relevant sources of information can be found here:

Services and visa

All consular services and long term visa are provided by the Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia.

Short term Schengen visa to Switzerland are provided by the VFS Joint Visa Application Centre for the Netherlands Embassy in Muscat Oman.

Consular services
Visa & entry to Switzerland

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Oman

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy

News

Local and international news

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Services

Please contact the competent Swiss representation in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia in case of an emergency situation, for identity documents, civil status, registration and deregistration, legalizations, matters of civil status, etc. You will find the contact details on the pages to the right-hand side.

Swiss Business Hub Middle East

The Swiss Business Hubs are the first address for Swiss SME’s looking for answers on their trade questions.