Embassy of Oman in China

Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Beijing

Ambassador: H.E. Mr. Abdullah Saleh Al Saadi
Address: No. 6, Liang Ma He Nan Lu, San Li Tun
Postal Code: 100600
Tel: (+86)10 6532 3692, 6532 3322
Fax: (+86)10 6532 7185

 Geography
The Sultanate of Oman lies in the extreme south-eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, at the crossroads of three continents and four seas. Its approximate 3,165 coastline stretches from the south-eastern extremity on the Arabian Sea and the entrance to the Indian Ocean, up to the Gulf of Oman and Musandam in the north, where it overlooks the Strait of Hormuz and the entrance to the Gulf.
 
Oman has sovereignty over many small islands in the Strait of Hormuz, Salamah and her Daughters in the Gulf of Oman, and Masirah and the Hallaniyat Islands in the Arabian Sea. It shares boundary with the United Arab Emirates to the north, the Republic of Yemen to the southwest and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the west. 

 Heritage, Culture and the Arts
Oman has a rich cultural heritage of forts, castles and archaeological sites. The government not only makes efforts to protect its heritage, but also promotes its culture and arts through various official institutions and channels, such as annual art and literary events, cultural weeks, literary association and the cultural clubs. The Ministry of Tourism recognizes the importance of the forts and historic sites as tourist attractions, so it takes measures to renovate the forts of Nizwa, al Hazam Fort, Bait al Radaida, Khasab, Bait al Nu’man and Barka.

 Economic Development 
The oil and gas are its leading industries. Oman began to export oil in 1967. Production gradually rose to reach a high of 956,000 barrels per day in 2001, falling back in 2002 and 2003 because of the declining productivity of some wells. At present, there are nearly 20 oil prospecting and production companies in the country. The discovery of extensive new petroleum reserves at the Budour Field in southern Oman was one of the most significant oil discoveries in 2007. Budour Well No.2 began to produce high quality oil over 5,000 barrels per day. Petroleum Development is carrying out an intensive programme of appraisal drilling in the Budour field in 2008 and has made a promising new discovery in the Rabab Field also in the south.

Agriculture, livestock and fishing are traditional industries. The agricultural sector produces most of Oman’s food needs, making an effective contribution to the country’s food security and accounting for the greater part of the country’s non-oil exports. The livestock is an important and growing sector which employs a large part of the Omani population.

 Visa information:
The immigration authorities reject any applicant on arrival, even if the passengers can meet all the requirements. It declined anyone without visas several yeas ago. The guidelines have been modified to welcome more tourists. No Objection Certificate is a must before applying for the visa. It is a kind of official document that proves the Omani sponsor and the government having no objection for the entry. But Americans need no longer such a document. Applicants will be notified of the number once the NOC is issued. The fax will be sent to the airline company from the Immigration Department and then you are allowed to board the flight to Muscat. Contrariwise, if the airline company is not authorized for it, you are not allowed to board the flight. Once you are at the airport in Muscat, you must go to the NOC window where you can get a piece of notice that you can take to the passport control and exchange for a visa.

 Please contact China Embassy in Oman if Omani citizens will go to China.
- Last modified on Jun. 24, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Embassy of Oman in China
Asked by Dr Sohail from PAKISTAN | Jun. 23, 2019 12:27Reply
Transit visa in China from Guangzhou
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Pakistani national flying from guangzhou to Islamabad via oman airlines fr transit 16 hrs need visa ? If I wan exit outside for sometime?
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Answered by Monica from USA | Jun. 24, 2019 01:46
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Dear, can you specify your itinerary? From which country are you flying to China? I can't identify whether you can enjoy 24h transit without visa based on current information.
Asked by Harmohan from INDIA | Nov. 23, 2018 18:52Reply
Indian national flying from guangzhou to deli via oman airlines fr transit 2 hrs need visa ??
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Answered by Fitch from DENMARK | Nov. 25, 2018 19:31
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No. You are eligible for 24h twov in Guangzhou.
Asked by Arshad from PAKISTAN | Nov. 03, 2018 06:29Reply
I want transit visa for Oman because I have 22 hours stay there Guangzhou to Oman , Oman to Lahore.
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Answered by Benson from HUNGARY | Nov. 04, 2018 18:56
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You should first prepare passport and the copy, the application form, 2 passport-style photos, transportation arrangement. Next, submit the application to the embassy of China to apply for transit G type.
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