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Oman customs regulations

It is important to know about customs regulations before traveling to Oman to avoid legal issues and potential fines. As you know, customs regulations widely depend on the country. Before traveling to (or from) Oman make sure to check the allowance and limits for the next things:

  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Currency
  • Medicines (especially those containing drugs)
  • Animals
  • Cultural artifacts
  • Plants, fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products

Check the information below to be sure that you are complying with Oman customs regulations.

Import regulations in Oman

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

  • 400 cigarettes.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to non-Muslim travellers 21 years and over;
  • 2 litres of wine or 24 cans of beer.

Cash limit

  • Funds of over OMR6000 or its equivalent in other currencies must be declared to the customs authorities.

Other Goods

  • 100mL perfume.
  • Personal possessions and clothing, including a maximum of 10 DVDs.
  • Medication containing prohibited drugs must be accompanied by a prescription certified by the Ministry of Health in the traveller's country and attested they the Omani Embassy in that country.

Prohibited items

The following are goods which cannot be brought into the country.

  • Weapons, firearms, and ammunition.
  • Fireworks.
  • Drugs and drug related paraphernalia.
  • Cannabis plants and related products.
  • Raw or prepared opium.
  • Pornographic materials.

For further information, please visit the Royal Oman Police Directorate General of Customs.

Information has been updated: .