Muscat

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Francois Carpentier

"Coming with my family wasn't easy at the beginning, but thanks to the local scouts we received some excellent advice. "

Marielle Depois

"I will never forget the great support provided the InterNations Ambassador in Muscat when I came to Oman as an expat woman on my own. "

Enjoy living and working in Muscat

Are you an expat living in Muscat? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Omani aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWhat do I need to know about employment contracts in Oman?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for nannies and baby-sitters in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Muscat can take you hours. However, by using our Muscat expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Muscat. Beginning with local infrastructure top tips about administration & finance - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Muscat.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Muscat. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Panama City to living in Bangalore.

Top Articles in the Muscat Expat Guide

  • Moving to Muscat

    Moving to Muscat can be quite exciting; however, while it’s usually not difficult to obtain a tourist visa, work visas typically take a bit more effort. In this article, we introduce you to the city of Muscat, as well as include visa information for Oman and tips on how to best get to Muscat.
  • Living in Muscat

    Muscat lies on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman and it is surrounded by the Western AI Hajar Mountains. The city offers a huge number of natural and cultural resorts as well as famous sights and interesting museums just waiting to be explored by expats living in Muscat.
  • Working in Muscat

    Expat jobs in Muscat are typically found in the oil industry, tourism, banking or healthcare, as well as a number of other sectors. Regardless of industry, the comparatively low tax rate often enables expats to have a comparatively high standard of living while working in Muscat.

Information for the Expat Life in Muscat

Are you looking for specific information, such as specialised travel agents in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Oman? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Muscat, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Muscat. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Muscat expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Muscat and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming As-salām 'alaykum from our expats living and working in Muscat.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Muscat? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Damascus or living in Shenzhen!

Francois Carpentier

"Coming with my family wasn't easy at the beginning, but thanks to the local scouts we received some excellent advice. "

Marielle Depois

"I will never forget the great support provided the InterNations Ambassador in Muscat when I came to Oman as an expat woman on my own. "

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