Oman Import Restrictions

In order to enter Oman, certain goods are subject to specific controls and, regardless of their value and quantity, they require the consent of Oman government, preferably, license must be obtained prior to passage through the customs, preventing the goods from being retained. On this page, you will see what kinds of items are prohibited from entering the Oman, and which items need special documentation before exporting to Oman.

Oman Import Regulations

Import regulations

Senders should determine import restrictions from Oman authorities before posting:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bees
  • Leeches
  • Silkworms
  • Radio sets, transmitters and receivers.


Special documentation requirements


For all medicines, senders should enclose:

  • full details of product names, quantities and dates of manufacture
  • a copy of the purchase invoice certified by a competent medical authority
  • the sender’s and addressee’s addresses and telephone numbers
  • the product’ expiry or use-by date.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Oman prohibits:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Blade weapons
  • Bills, blank
  • Banknotes and coins, counterfeit
  • Crude or refined opium
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Cotton or silk cloth
  • Currency, counterfeit
  • Daisies and parts of daisies
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Hemp
  • Medicines unless accompanied by a prescription
  • Narcotics
  • Offensive materials
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Pornography
  • Printed matter; newspaper and books- offensive by nature
  • Radio sets and transmitters
  • Toy arms and pistols