Oman announces 675 job vacancies in private sector

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Oman has posted a number of job openings in the private sector.

According to the Times of Oman, the Sultanate’s Labour Ministry has posted job opportunities in the North Al Batinah Governorate’s institutions.

“The Ministry of Labour in North Al Batinah Governorate, represented by the Directorate General of Labour, announces the introduction of a package of vacancies in private sector institutions operating in the governorate for various specializations and qualifications,” the ministry said in a statement.

Interested applicants should apply on the ministry’s website,

Loading and unloading worker, mechanical technician, accountant, commercial promoter, chemical engineer, and pharmacist are among the job profiles available.

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Oman Cuts Down Visa Fees

The visa fees for expats in Oman have been slashed by more than 85%, according to the Sultanate.

The Ministry of Labour has published a statement addressing the lowering in visa fees for expats in Oman.

“As of June 1, 2022, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik issues royal directions to cut the fees for issuing and renewing licences for the recruitment of expat personnel, in accordance with the application of the government services price guide, as follows:

The workers’ visa expenses have been lowered by more than 89 percent since they work for companies that are devoted to Omanization rates.

1. The issuing and renewal of licence fees for the first-class OMR 2001 to OMR 301 for two years, as well as OMR 211 for achieving Omanisation percentage requirements. Fees for issuing and renewing commercial recruitment licences for expats:

“1. First class for two years, from OMR 2001 to OMR 301, and OMR 211 for meeting Omanization percentage.

2. Second class from OMR 601 to 1001 to OMR 251 and OMR 176 in case of Omanization percentage commitment

3. If you reach the Omanization percentage, third class from OMR 301-361 to OMR 201 and OMR 141.”

Previously, the country offered expats access to buy real estate in the Sultanate worth up to half a million Omani rials.

Dr. Khalfan bin Saeed Al Shuaili, Oman’s Minister of Housing and Urban Planning, made a ministerial resolution allowing expat investors to purchase property.

Expatriates who purchase residences costing between OMR 500,000 and OMR 250,000 will be eligible for a first-class residence card, while those who purchase homes worth less than OMR 250,000 would be eligible for a second-class residence card.

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