Serving British interests and citizens in Oman, promoting regional security and prosperity

We provide a range of services in Oman to the public and to business. We have 14 UK based staff and over 50 staff employed locally.

Our services


For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply, visit the website of the UK Visas and immigration.

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Passports and emergency travel documents

How to renew or replace your British passport when visiting the UK and information on getting replacement travel documents if your passport is lost or stolen.

Travel advice

Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling in Oman, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.

Legalisation Service

How to get official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Notarial and legalisation services

Information about the notarial and legalisation services available at the British Consulate in Oman.

Living in Oman

This guide sets out essential information for British nationals residing in Oman, including advice on health, education, working residence requirements and more.

Emergency travel Document

An emergency travel document lets you leave a country if you can’t get a new or replacement British passport in time to travel.

Consular Fees

Detailed Consular Fees for Muscat

Arrested or detained abroad

Find out what help you can get if you or someone you know is arrested abroad.

Find a lawyer/ translator abroad

List of English speaking lawyers and translators in Oman.

General Register Office

The General Register Office holds records of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships, stillbirths and adoptions in England and Wales.

Nationality Enquiries

You must have British nationality to apply for a British passport.

Victim of crime abroad/compensation

Get help if you’re a victim of crime abroad

Forced Marriage

Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.

Parental child abduction abroad

Report or prevent international parental child abduction.

Moving or retiring abroad

You need to tell the relevant government offices that deal with your benefits, pension and tax that you’re moving or retiring abroad.

Our people

Jamie Bowden

Jamie Bowden

British Ambassador to Oman

Contact us

British Embassy Muscat, main contact

British Embassy
PO Box 185

116 Mina Al Fahal

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday, 3:30am to 10:30am (7:30am to 2:30pm Local Time)

If you need to visit the British Embassy for a consular issue, you may need to make an appointment. For all notarial and documentary services an online appointment has to be made in advance of your visit. Please visit the notarial and documentary services section for detailed guidance


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