Oman (Sultante of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa and Oman concluded diplomatic relations in 1995.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Oman

H E Mr M S Shogole
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy in Muscat, Oman

Omani Representation in South Africa

H E Mr K S A R Ba’Omar
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

Embasssy of the Sultanate of Oman

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans.

For more information, contact the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Pretoria.

Health requirements

There are no specific health requirements for travellers from South Africa.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

The months between May and August are particularly hot with best climate from September through to April. Rainfall varies according to the region. During the period June to September there is a light monsoon rain Salalah.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

The monetary unit is the Omani Riyal (OR), divided into 1,000 Baisa. The Omani Riyal is pegged to the US Dollar at US$1.00 = OR0.38505. The currency is freely convertible.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0892/0742 or send an e-mail to:

Trade Info

South Africa’s main exports to Oman are chemicals, machinery and mechanical. Oman’s main exports to South are electronic equipment.

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Mauritius, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

The South African Group in Oman (SAGO)
Mr Richard Willshaw
Tel : 00968590577


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