Muscat: Oman's Ministry of Health has issued a ministerial decision 239/2018, specifying new fees that expats and Omanis will have to pay for medical examinations in the Sultanate.
According to Article 3 of the decree, the new fees will be effective starting from February 1, 2019.
Officials revealed that an expat will now have to pay OMR30 as the service fees for a medical examination to obtain a resident card.
Omanis, meanwhile, will have to pay OMR20 for a medical examination if they’re marrying abroad. For the approval of a medical examination certificate and sick leave issued from abroad, expats will have to pay OMR2.
The fees for issuing a certificate of experience for the non-Omani medical and medical assistant category is OMR20, while the licence for assistant medical professions for non-Omanis (except a pharmaceutical profession) is OMR100.
The decree outlines all the cost of all services provided by the Ministry of Health, which include the charge of vaccinations, permits to import medication, and permits to establish private hospitals, clinics and pharmacies.