Amnesty in Oman expires on 31; Those without documents should approach the embassy Amnesty | ManoramaNews | Oman | Gulf | Gulf News | News from Middle East

The amnesty for expatriates who remain in Oman for employment and residence violations expires on the 31st of this month. The amnesty can be registered till next Wednesday. Those who do not have documents including passport should approach the embassy. The amnesty was announced in Oman from November 15 to December 31, but was extended to March 31 in the wake of the coup. Those whose expiration of resident card or visa have expired can avail of amnesty and leave the country without penalty. Until Wednesday, registration can be done through the Ministry of Human Resources website, Sanad Centers or through social activists. Clearance will be received from the Ministry of Labor seven days after registration. With this clearance, passport holders can book a flight and leave the country after undergoing Kovid PCR verification. Relevant embassies for passport holders

Out pass will also be given. All registered users are required to leave the country by June 30. Applications received after 31st will be scrutinized and fines will be levied. According to the Ministry of Labor, 65,173 people have so far registered for the amnesty

Informed. Of these, 46,355 have already left the country. It is suggested that the expatriates who remain in the country illegally including Malayalees should leave the country by availing amnesty. At the same time, in the context of Kovid, the Ministry of Labor has made it clear that private companies will only be allowed to lay off employees until the 31st of this month.

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