Mucat: Oman’s Civil Aviation Authority has issued a new circular for all travellers coming to the Sultanate and also for airlines operating flights to the Sultanate about the previous ruling on institutional quarantine.
Oman has made it compulsory for arrivals to Sultanate to be on a 7-days mandatory institutional quarantine, pre-booked before arrival. Accordingly, all arriving passengers, barring the categories as stipulated by the Supreme Committee, checked into hotels, service apartments as well as permitted staff accommodations to undergo the mandatory quarantine period.
Passenger below the age of 16 and above 60 are exempted, among others, from mandatory institutional quarantine, but must undergo home quarantine and adhere to all other safety procedures.
The new stipulation effective from 2pm March 29, requires all arrivals to reserve their quarantine accommodation through official website https://covid19.emushrif.com. All airlines operating flights to Oman are obligated to ensure that the traveller carries the confirmation of the accommodation reservation done through the official platform.