Oman

Living and
Working in Oman

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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. "

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Oman

Are you an expat working and living in Oman? Or are you preparing to move soon to Muscat, Haima or any other of the Omani international hotspots?

Expat life in Oman has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the peninsula of Musandam, learning how Omani people celebrate Muscat's yearly cultural extravaganza, up to tasting Oman’s favorite dishes such as khawa.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Oman. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Italy to living in USA.

Top Articles in the Oman Expat Guide

  • Moving to Oman

    Will your expat life soon involve moving to Oman? For a quick update on the quiet sultanate in the Gulf region, just have a look at our InterNations guide. A short country profile, visa information, and tips on expat accommodation are the ideal introduction for all expatriates moving to Oman.
  • Living in Oman

    Are you a bit nervous about starting your new life in Oman? The InterNations guide to living in Oman provides you with all the essential information for expatriates. Read more about leisure time fun, schooling, healthcare, and transportation options in Oman.
  • Working in Oman

    Is working in Oman as an expatriate a valid career move for you? Get prepared with the InterNations guide to working in Oman! Our overview of the national economy, job hunting and opening your own business, as well as general working conditions, keeps you up to date.

Working and living in Oman – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Oman requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Omani expat life. Living abroad in Oman raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Oman?ʺ, ʺIs there an international parenting group in Muscat?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Muscat should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Omani municipality in Sohar?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Oman is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Oman aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Oman. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from housing and household, to administration & finance or local infrastructure, up to restaurants & nightlife. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺWhat do I need to know about employment contracts in Oman?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Oman? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Brazil or living in Spain!

Tips on living and working in Oman – From nannies and baby-sitters to specialised travel agents

Moreover, our expat directory for Oman includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. nannies and baby-sitters or specialised travel agents. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Oman with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt As-salām 'alaykum from our expats living and working in Oman.

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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