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Last update 07 April 2023Diplomatic missions

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Level 4: Termination warning throughout the country (except in case of extreme necessity)


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Regular passport: visa not required

Diplomatic passport: visa not required

Official passport: visa not required

Sultanate of Oman

Bulgaria does not have an embassy in the capital of Oman Maskat. The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria to the State of Qatar is accredited also for Oman.
For consular issues Bulgarian citizens visiting Oman can contact the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the State of Qatar or the Consulate General of Bulgaria in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Visa applicants from the Sultanate of Oman can contact the Consulate General of Bulgaria in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Doha, The State of Qatar
Address: West Bay, Dafna Area, Zone 66
Waraqa Bin Nawfal str. # 848
P.O. Box 23812
Doha, State of Qatar
Telephone: +974 44120023
Fax: +974 44120024
Out-of-hours  hotline: +974 55310875
Office hours: Sun - Thu, 08.00 - 14.30 h
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.mfa.bg/embassies/qatar

Consulate General the Republic of Bulgaria in Dubai
Address: Jumeira Road, Villa № 18, Dubai, U.A.E.; P.O. Box 72535
Telephone: +971 4 3442419;
Fax: +971 4 3442341
Out-of-hours  hotlines: +97143442419
Consular Section, working days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 09.30 - 1.00 pm
Closed: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: www.mfa.bg/embassies/uaegc

Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria in Oman
Muneer Ahmed Sulaiman
Mina Al FahalStr., P.O.Box 508, P.C. 116, Sultanate of Oman
Telephone:+968 2 456 76 48; +968 2 456 61 71; +968 2 456 57 56
Fax:+968 2 456 29 48
E-mail:[email protected]

The embassy of Oman in Vienna is accredited for Bulgaria.

Embassy of Oman in Vienna
Address: Omani Embassy in Vienna, Austria Waehringer Strasse 2-4/24/25, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Telephone: +43 1 310 8643
Fax: +43 1 310 7268  
Office hours: 09:00 – 15:00 h
E-mail: [email protected]

Representation of the Sultanate of Oman
1700 Sofia, 63, rue 21-vi vek
(Embassy of the State of Kuwait)
Tel.:+359 2 9625023
Fax: +359 2 9625094
E-mail: [email protected]
Office hours: 09.00 – 15.30 h

General information

general information

Local currency

Rial (OMR)

Crime and security

Growing insecurity of travelling due to the more frequent mass demonstrations and strikes in the southern part of the country. Those visiting the country are recommended to be very cautious with regard to their security.

Legislation specifics

Omanis an Islamic state. Local customs and ways should be strictly adhered to. At public places (shops and markets) men and women are expected to be with covered shoulders and knees. It is prohibited to take pictures of Muslim women without their consent.

Taking pictures of military sites is also prohibited.

If travelling in the desert, it is highly recommended to hire an experienced local guide and never to travel alone in your own car.

Homosexual behaviour is an indictable offence. Demonstrative behaviour between the sexes in public places is not tolerated.

Customs requirements

Strict customs rules at entry into the country.

One can import up to 2 litres of alcoholic beverages.

Extremely severe sanctions for any kind of narcotic substances.

Import of pornographic content is prohibited.

Content of video tapes, DVDs, books and magazines is thoroughly checked.

Video tapes and DVDs can be confiscated.


The conditions in hospitals and medical services in Maskat and in the bigger cities are good. As a rule, foreigners go to private clinics. Pharmacies are supplied with all kinds of medicines.

Road traffic

Transportation in the capital is mainly by mini-buses (up to 10 people).

Foreign tourists usually use taxies that can be taken from any hotel.

Traffic on the main roads is no problem, but it is advisable not to travel at night.

Strict control over observance of traffic rules.

Drunk driving is absolutely prohibited!

Traffic on the roads is on the right side.

Driver and all passengers are obliged to use seatbelts!

Attention! International driving permits of foreigners in Oman are valid only for three months and then one has to apply for a driving license to the Royal Oman Police. More information on the procedure can be obtained from the site of the Royal Oman Police HERE.

Travel papers and visas

Bulgarian nationals need visa for travelling to Oman (for holders of ordinary, official and diplomatic passports). Visa can be obtained at the embassy of Oman in Vienna. Required documents:

  • completed application form downloadable from the site of the Royal Oman Police.
  • 1 photograph
  • international passport valid at least six months after applying for a visa
  • paid charge for the specific visa type.

Working visas are issued by the Oman authorities and representations for issuance are made by the employer.

Specific immunisations are not required.

Updated information on the necessary vaccines for Oman can be obtained from the National Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Telephone: +359 2 944 69 99 221.

Competitive service

Emergency Travel Document:

In extreme situations – in case of damaged, lost or stolen passport, Bulgarian nationals can apply for an Emergency Travel Document at the Embassy of any EU Member State in Maskat.

Certification and Legalisation:

Documents issued to Bulgarian nationals in Oman should bear the seal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Oman. These are certified in the Bulgarian embassy in Kuwait. Thus compiled, documents have to be translated into Bulgarian by an authorised translation agency in Bulgaria and the translations have to be legalised in the Certification and Legalisation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.

The Representation of the Sultanate of Oman at the embassy of Kuwait in Bulgaria certifies and legalises all types of documents issued by the Bulgarian authorities which require certification by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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