Oman: Medical examination mandatory for residence card renewal

SourceGulf Insider
SectorHealthcare
CountryOman

Medical testA medical examination will be mandatory to obtain residence permits in the Sultanate from January 17, 2021.According to the Ministry of Health, “Health centres inside the Sultanate, selected for examining expatriates for the purpose of obtaining or renewing residency, will resume work starting from January 17, 2021.” The Ministry of Health informed the General Administration of Passports and Residence of the Royal Oman Police for the need for medical examination of expatriates before issuing the residency card.“We extend our sincere thanks to you for the important role you play in implementing the procedures related to health controls for the residence of expatriates in the Sultanate because of these controls and their importance to preserve community health security,” it said.“We would like you to direct the concerned persons at the General Administration of Passports and Residence to verify the Ministry of Health’s approval of the medical examination form for the residency procedures,” the Ministry added.Comments Read Next19 mins agoBahrain: Gulf Air moves entire operations to new airport terminal3 hours agoSaudi Arabia expands plans for Red Sea community with car-free city7 hours agoBahrain to open 2021 F1 season7 hours agoEgypt opens airspace to Qatar flights8 hours agoBahrain: Calls for...read more...