Press Release: Omanis Still Need Visa

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November 2, 2016

Omanis Still Need a Visa to Travel to the U.S.

The U.S. Embassy is aware of misinformation circulating on social media, claiming that Oman is included in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This information is false; Oman does not currently participate in the VWP. For information on the 38 countries that do participate in the Visa Waiver Program, please visit:

Omanis who wish to travel to the United States are still required to apply for and receive a visa prior to travel. The U.S. Embassy encourages anyone interested in visiting the United States to go to the following websites for the latest visa requirements: