Oman – Six-Month Ban on Hiring Foreign Nationals in 87 Professions

Posted on February 2, 2018

Effective immediately, Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has suspended the recruitment of foreign nationals in 87 professions, across ten sectors, for six months. Who is Affected? The affected sectors are as follows: Information systems; Media; “Technical professions”; Engineering; Air transport; Accounting… Read more »

Oman – Salary Threshold Halved for Sponsoring Dependents

Posted on October 13, 2017

  Effective immediately, foreign national employees in Oman earning at least OMR 300 (about USD 780) per month are permitted to sponsor their family members for dependent residence permits.  Previously, the salary threshold for dependent sponsorship was OMR 600 per… Read more »