Foreign Capital Investment Law: Royal Decree 50/2019

The law regulates commercial, economic and investment procedures in the Sultanate of Oman – it also combats hidden trade, creating a safe investment environment.

Provisions Regulating Gulf Investments

GCC citizens are allowed to own shares of existing public shareholding companies wholly owned by Omani citizens at a rate not exceeding 25% of their capital, in all economic activities in the Sultanate of Oman, subject to approval of the general assemblies of those companies.

Engineering Consulting Office Law: Royal Decree 27/2016

A foreign investor may establish an engineering office jointly with an Omani citizen in accordance with the conditions stipulated in this law.

Law Regulating Accounting & Auditing Professions: Royal Decree 77/86

A foreign investor may register branches of their offices in the list of accountants or auditors in the Sultanate of Oman in accordance with conditions stipulated in this law.

Law Regulating the Unified Industrial Organisation of the GCC: Royal Decree 61/2008

A foreign investor can register, develop and expand an industrial activity as well as obtain the required permits as stated in this law.

Law Regulating Translation Offices: RD 18/2003

A foreign investor may open a legal translation office in the Sultanate of Oman in partnership with an Omani citizen, according to the conditions specified by the law.