Oman has set new travel guidelines for all departing and arriving passengers, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for foreigners, in an effort to contain the recent surge of coronavirus cases, the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) announced on Friday.
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The guidelines for arriving passengers are as follows:
-Citizens arriving in Oman must quarantine at home for 14 days.
-Foreigners arriving in Oman will be subject to institutional quarantine for 14 days and must present confirmation of accommodation and the means to cover their expenses.
-Aircraft crew are exempt from the 14-day quarantine but must ensure they adhere to precautionary measures issued by the Ministry of Health.
-All arriving passengers are required to download and register the Tarassud+ app before arriving in Oman.
-All arriving passengers must obtain a tracking bracelet that they will wear during the entire duration of the quarantine period (passengers will be required to pay $12 for the bracelet).
-All visitors are required to have valid health insurance for the entire duration of their stay in Oman.
-Foreign diplomas returning to Oman are excluded from the above mentioned guidelines but must quarantine at home.
The guidelines for departing passengers are as follows:
-Omani citizens must have valid health insurance that covers the country they are traveling to.
-All Omani citizens and residents must comply with the restrictions in place in their destination country.
-Omani citizens and residents traveling from Oman will not require a permit.