How to Import to Oman?

Step by step way to import to Oman


Explain about import registration process, cargo movement to Oman from overseas countries, Import delivery process in Oman etc.  How to import to Oman? What are the import procedures in Oman to move goods?  Detail the import methodology in Oman.


This post explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Oman government authority for importation to Oman.


Any legal entity who has registered with Tax Authority of Oman can start appropriate business and engage with international trade by fulfilling necessary requirements by the Government of Oman. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of goods from and into Oman. 

The Royal Oman Police Customs Directorate (ROP Customs) are customs authority who works for bringing legitimate, safe, fair and smooth international trade in Oman.  They aims at achieving the economic security of Sultanate of Oman, execution of all the decrees issued by the country’s ministries and governmental institutions which concerned and facilitating genuine trade.

The electronic system “Bayan”  target  to support the commercial society through the facilitation and the flow of the movement of goods, whether coming to Oman or leaving, decrease the cost of import and export processes, enhance the partnership between customs and other segments in the commercial society, encouraging the local and foreign investment and capital attraction.

The efficiency of the Customs Clearance process is depend on having the valid documents, the accuracy of the information provided in the documents as well as the promptness in submitting the documents and filing the necessary applications for the Customs Clearance. The importer should make sure that they made all of the correct import documents that are required to get clear the customs formalities, satisfy all compliance and regulations.


For the most part in all nations there are three phases of process for import. One time enrolment method to acquire import permit, documentation required for importation and Import customs clearance procedures. Point by point data on these three phases of imports has been specified independently in this site. You may click underneath those data connects to find out about well ordered techniques on the most proficient method to import:


License required for Import

Import documents required

Import Customs Process


This post explains about different phases in import process that every importer needs to go through in Oman.



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