Foreign travel advice

Oman

Summary

The British Embassy has received reports that some travellers are being redirected to other border crossing points when trying to use the Hatta crossing to cross the UAE/Oman border. If you’re planning to travel by road across the UAE/Oman border, you may wish to consider taking an alternative route and allow extra time for your journey. For more information, contact Immigration directly on (Oman) +968 26849924.

Most visits to Oman are trouble-free.

You should maintain a high level of security awareness and take care in public places and on the roads. Avoid large crowds and demonstrations.

A short term visa for visits of up to 10 days has been introduced. See Entry requirements

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Piracy remains a threat in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. See Sea travel

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel .