Looking for opportunities in the Middle East, Oman should be first on your list. You will feel at home here as there is a large community of established Indians. Top reasons that make Oman a favourite destination are as follow;
1. Beautiful landscape
Oman is a beautiful country with a huge coastline and spectacular beaches. It has the most beautiful landscape of all the Gulf countries. The landscape varied with deserts, beautiful coasts, mountains, and unique forest areas. Oman is ideal for those that are passionate about adventure or water sports like diving, sailing, etc.
2. Simple Visa Process
Compared to Dubai or Saudi Arabia, Oman has a much simpler visa process for Indian nationals. If you have Indian qualifications, you must have your documents certified according to the certificate attestation standards for Oman, which are very simple. You can ask for help from the authorities of the Embassy of Oman in India to attest your birth certificate, diploma, experience, etc. Certificates in this regard. They will be happy to help you.
3. Non-Taxable Wages
You are not required to pay income tax on your income in Oman. Your stay in Oman, therefore, offers considerable savings.
4. Affordable Living Costs
The cost of living in Oman is among the lowest in the Middle East. Compared to Dubai or Abu Dhabi, housing, health care, education and transport are much cheaper. One thing to note is that owners usually charge two to three months in advance, unlike Dubai, where the advance is up to a year. You will find all the shopping centres and international brands in Oman.
5. Consumption of Alcohol is Permitted
Non-Muslims can use alcohol in bars and restaurants with a license with a valid license. This is a major advantage over countries like Saudi Arabia, where the consumption of alcohol is prohibited.
6. Educational and Health Establishments
If you come with your family, you can be comfortably assured of having excellent school facilities in Oman. The capital Muscat has excellent Indian international schools which follow the same educational model as CBSE, ICSE as in India. Unlike the UAE, admissions to schools are easier to obtain due to the decline in the number of expatriates. You will find many Indian teachers and other educational staff in the schools. The other big advantage is that the tuition fees are much lower than in Dubai. Oman has an excellent health system for its citizens and expatriates. There are excellent hospitals with the latest equipment.
7. Very Safe Environment
Crime in Oman is generally low due to the relative prosperity of the indigenous population, especially women. Women can go out freely at night. Law enforcement authorities are very effective in Oman.