Musandam Visa Requirements at the Border Crossing
Visa requirements and guidelines for travel to Musandam may vary depending on your nationality. Here is some general information regarding visa requirements and guidelines for travel to Musandam:
Visa on arrival for UAE residents:
Tourists from all over the world are now allowed an on-arrival visa if they have a UAE resident visa. Visitors require a 3-month valid UAE resident visa to enter the country. Now some nationalities are eligible for visa-free entry, such as European nationals, the USA, UK, Singapore, China, Malaysia, and many others.
Visa on arrival for UAE tourist visa holders:
If you are on a visit visa in the UAE and want to travel to Musandam, make sure you are eligible for an arrival visa. An on-arrival visa is not available for some nationalities. Please speak to us before leaving Dubai.
Passport Validity and Visa Validity:
As a UAE work visa holder, your passport and visa should be valid for at least 3 months from the travel date. Before going to Musandam, be sure your passport is valid and that it complies with the entrance requirements.
Nationalities that allow for an on-arrival visa:
All nationals of the GCC, as well as those from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Brunei, Bulgaria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and Paraguay Portugal, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the USA, the Vatican, and Russia are among the countries that have adopted this policy. If you are not a citizen of one of these nations, get in touch with us to see if you are eligible for an on-arrival visa.
Oman Single Entry Visit Visa Cost:
Everyone entering Oman from the UAE needs to pay 5 Omr as the Oman visit visa fee and 35 AED as the UAE exit fee. The Government of Oman also issues online visas at https://evisa.rop.gov.om.
UAE Single Entry Visa:
It is not allowed to cross the border if you have UAE single entry visa as your UAE visa will be canceled while exiting.
Do you have a sponsored (dependent) visa? If the sponsor isn’t going with you in this situation, you won’t be able to enter the border.
If you want to visit with a personal car, make sure you have all the necessary documents, such as car registration (mulkya) and insurance. If your car insurance does not include Oman coverage, you will need to purchase it at the border. Insurance charges: 100 AED per car. You cannot travel with a friend, company, or family member without a NOC letter from the court.
Take the NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the rental company if you have a rental car; otherwise, the UAE border would not let you exit the country.
Dubai to Khasab Travel Time
It normally takes 3.5 hours from Dubai to Khasab, including the border formalities. Make sure to depart early if there is a special event, such as the UAE holidays, Eid holidays, or a long weekend, as the border will be crowded. Border to Khasab After finishing the visa process, we will follow the coastal highway and drive up to Khasab, Oman. It will take around 45 minutes from the border to Khasab Musandam, and you will pass by Bukha and drive through the mountains.