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Royal Oman Police to Launch Online Work Visa Facility this September

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) announced that it is planning to launch its online work visa facility in September this year. Recently, the ROP has...

Oman Extends Visa Ban on 4 Expat Professions

Following the recent visa ban on expat workers in the Sultanate, Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has one again announced a temporary ban on hiring...

Number of Expat Health Workers in Oman Take Huge Hit in 2018

Not even the historic significance and contributions of expat workers in the country can challenge the new nationalisation programme, which aims to bring in...

Mall in Oman Soon to Open Inside Sports Club Premises

Despite being one of the relatively smaller countries in the region, Oman has matched all its contemporaries in terms of wealth, natural resources, and...

Oman Extends Hiring Ban on 4 Professions

As the government’s nationalisation programme pushes full steam ahead, measures that curb or discourage the entry and hiring of expats are to be expected....

Manpower Ministry to Rectify Work Status of Over 16,000 Expats in Oman

As the sultanate focuses on including more citizens in the workforce at the expense of foreign nationals, the government is continuously improving its system...

How to Get NOC in Oman

Working in Oman offers great benefits and opportunities, especially for workers who intend to build their career because of the Sultanate’s relatively small size,...

Gov’t Sets New Fees to Apply for Omani Citizenship

Working in a foreign country may cause one to think of getting naturalised in order to maintain their way of living, which they’ve built...

Govt Introduces Service Tagging ‘Omanised’ Professions

With Oman’s nationalisation programme already in effect, more opportunities are being presented to citizens, and the opposite for expats in the country, as well...

Oman to Impose New Excise Tax to Boost Gov’t Income

Part of the allure in working in the Middle East is its unique taxation system (or the lack of it, at least back then)....

Oman Among 50 States Eligible for Visa on Arrival in Pakistan

Other than national benefits offered by the government to residents and citizens, there are also perks granted to citizens based on the homeland’s bilateral...

Gulf Country Announces Mid-day Work Ban for Workers

The summer season is upon us, and for countries where temperatures can exceed past 40 degrees during the day, such as those in the...

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[WARNING] Break Lockdown Rules in Oman and Face Hefty Fines, Jail Time

The Royal Oman Police on Sunday (October 18), announced that those who are caught violating lockdown rules could face fines of up to OMR3,500, as well...

Expats Can Now Buy Properties in Oman

Good news for expats based in Oman! The Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning issued a resolution on Sunday, October 18, allowing expats in Oman...

Google Offers Middle East Grants Worth $1.1 Million for Digital Skills Training

In light of the "new normal" being adopted in various parts of the globe amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, tech giant Google, a unit...