OMAN – Six-Month Ban on Hiring Foreign Nationals in 87 Professions

Effective immediately, Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has suspended the recruitment of foreign nationals in 87 professions, across ten sectors, for six months.

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OMAN – Six-Month Ban on Hiring Foreign Nationals in 87 Professions

This news alert was prepared using information provided by HelpXpat Relocations.

OMAN – Salary Threshold Halved for Sponsoring Dependents

Effective immediately, foreign national employees in Oman earning at least OMR 300 (about USD 780) per month are permitted to sponsor their family members for dependent residence permits.

Previously, the salary threshold for dependent sponsorship was OMR 600 per month.

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OMAN – Salary Threshold Halved for Sponsoring Dependents

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OMAN – New eVisa System Launched

On 19 June 2017, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) officially launched a new eVisa system for business and tourist visas.

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OMAN – New eVisa System Launched

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New Country Data in Immiguru: OMAN

We’re very pleased to announce that the Employment Visa and the process for GCC Nationals into Oman  (a new country in the database) were added to Immiguru this week.

Many thanks to our partner in Oman, Simi Sujith at HelpXpat, and also to Executive Expatriate Relocations, for their help with this!

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