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List of Driving Schools in Oman

Getting around Oman is easy and convenient, since the country has a good public transportation system. Of course, if you prefer to drive your own car, you can always apply for a driver’s license so that you can opt to travel using your own private vehicle. On the other hand, if you are a newbie [...]

Driving Violations and Fines in Oman

The transport system in Oman is organized and advanced, to say the least. You can easily get around using public transportation or while driving your own car. Nonetheless, everyone, including drivers and commuters, must be aware of the country’s traffic laws. Traffic rules in Oman are enforced by the Royal Oman Police (ROP). Over the [...]

Guide to Buying a Car in Oman for Expats

Although there are several public transportation options in Oman, some expats may prefer to have their own private vehicle. If your work involves traveling, or if you like to drive around and explore, consider buying a car, especially if you will be staying in the country for a year or so. There are two main [...]

How to Apply for NBI Clearance in Oman

Do you need to apply for an NBI Clearance? Issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), this document is typically released to a person upon request. Basically, it certifies that the person is not involved in any ongoing criminal cases in the Philippines at the time of request. Notably, the NBI Clearance has multiple [...]

How to Apply for Report of Birth in Oman

Previously, we shared a guide for Filipinos who are planning to get married in Oman. This time around, we are going to talk about another family-related topic: applying for a child’s Report of Birth. This, in turn, can be used to obtain the child’s Philippine Birth Certificate. If you have just given birth, or if [...]

Are you planning to get married anytime soon? Whether you are getting married in the Philippines or abroad, you will need to apply for a Philippine Marriage Certificate, which would serve as an official and permanent record of your legal union under Philippine law. In this article, we will talk about how Filipino citizens can [...]

How to Authenticate Documents in Oman

If you have been living and working in Oman for quite some time, then you know the importance of keeping official and legal documents. Likewise, you are also aware that these documents need to be authenticated or attested as true and genuine. Authentication is a necessary process, especially since it involves the acceptance of official [...]

Expat's Guide to Renting Accommodations in Oman

In a previous post, we shared some tips on finding a job in Oman. Today, we are going to discuss about another essential part of residing in this country: accommodations. There are different types of housing available in Oman, depending on location, and of course, your employment contract. Accommodations are typically included as part of [...]

Tips for Finding a Job in Oman

There are many expat workers living and working in Oman, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In fact, almost half of the total population in the country consist of foreign workers, many of which come from Bangladesh, India, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan, and the Philippines. That being said, job opportunities for expat workers have become more limited [...]

filipino restaurants oman

About a decade ago, there were not that many Filipino restaurants in Oman. These days, however, there is a growing number of Pinoy restaurants in the Sultanate. This could be attributed to the increasing number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) working there. ALSO READ: Living and Working in Oman If you ever find yourself craving [...]