Travellers vaccinated with Covaxin are in for some great news! Oman has added Covaxin to its list of approved vaccines, meaning that travellers vaccinated with it can travel to Oman without having to quarantine.
The news was announced by the Embassy of India in Muscat.
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Now, all travellers who have received two doses of Covaxin at least 14 days before their estimated arrival date will be able to travel to Oman without having to quarantine on arrival.
However, all other COVID-safety related requirements, such as a pre-arrival RT-PCR test, will continue to be required from all such passengers.
You can check the complete travel requirements for Oman under the ‘International’ section on our COVID-19 Travel Guidelines page.
Here is the official Twitter announcement:
📢 COVAXIN has now been added to the approved list of #COVID19 vaccines 💉 for travel to Oman without quarantine. This will facilitate travelers from India vaccinated with COVAXIN.
— India in Oman (Embassy of India, Muscat) (@Indemb_Muscat) October 27, 2021
Passengers must note that AstraZeneca/Covishield is already approved by Oman for travel without quarantine, and with the approval of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, flying to the middle-eastern country will definitely get easier!