02:56 GMT +316 November 2018
Listen Live
    Muscat, Old city. Oman

    Oman Eases Visa Requirements for Russia, Iran, China – Police

    CC0
    World
    Get short URL
    0 91

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Oman on Monday eased the visa regime with Russia, Iran and China, allowing their citizens to get tourist visas without having an Omani sponsor, Royal Oman Police (ROP) said.

    "Addition of the Republic of Iran, the Federal Republic of Russia and the People's Republic of China to the list of countries that can benefit from tourist visa to enter Oman without a local sponsor," ROP stated, as quoted by the Times of Oman newspaper.

    READ MORE: Turkey Hopes Visa Regime With Russia by Will Be Canceled by End of 2018 — FM

    Moreover, starting Monday, citizens of the three countries are not required to have a US, Schengen, Canadian, or Australian visa to enter Oman, as it has been necessary before, the newspaper stressed, citing a ROP official.

    With Russia, China and Iran, the total number of countries whose citizens can get a visa at the border control has reached 71, the official added.

    In October 2017, the Middle Eastern country has already eased the entry rules by issuing free visas to Russian citizens, if they had a US, Schengen, or Canadian visa.

    Related:

    Turkey Hopes Visa Regime With Russia by Will Be Canceled by End of 2018 - FM
    Skripal Case Not to Affect Visa Application Process for Russians - UK Ambassador
    Russian Ballet Dancers Denied US Visa Ahead of Concert
    'FAN ID' Allows Visa-Free Travel to Any Russian Host City During Mundial Finals
    Russian Ambassador in UK to Ask Johnson About Visa Denial for Viktoria Skripal
    US St. Petersburg Consulate Notifies Russians of Visa Appointments Cancellation
    Russian Embassy in London Surprised Over Time’s Visa Overhaul Piece
    Tags:
    visa regime, visa, Iran, China, Russia, Oman
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik