Muscat: Oman’s Civil Aviation Authority has issued a circular to all travellers and airlines regarding the mandatory institutional quarantine for non-Omani arrivals to the Sultanate.
CAA emphasized that all non-Omani travellers coming to Oman must undergo a 7-day mandatory institutional quarantine, without which they will not be allowed boarding the flight.
This quarantine applies to all non-Omani arrivals to the Sultanate, including families with children under the age of eighteen, effective as of 6 pm May 11.
Omani citizens and families however are exempt from this mandatory institutional quarantine and are required to undergo a 7-day home quarantine.
Diplomats, health workers and their families, airline crew are among those categories exempt from this quarantine rules. Those exempted will however be subject to the procedures adopted upon entering the Sultanate as part of the precautionary measures put forth by Oman’s Supreme Committee.
Oman is currently on a lockdown from 7pm till 4am till May 15. Travellers however are allowed access to reach the airport with permission allowed only to one to accompany the passenger to the airport.
Passengers travelling from Sudan, Lebanon, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt and Philippines are not allowed entry to Oman till further notice.