Dec 19 2017

Deadline Announced for Registration of Omanization Plan


Executive Summary

Employers in the private sector must register their Omanization plan for 2018 before December 31, 2017.

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Oman has announced that employers in the private sector in Oman must register their Omanization plans for 2018 before December 31, 2017.

  • How to register. Employers can register through the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) electronic portal. The plan will be reflected in the system upon approval.
  • Consequences of noncompliance. Labor-related applications for foreign employees will not be considered by the MOM if the employer fails to submit the Omanization plan by the deadline.
  • Background. Omanization is the governmental program that aims to increase the participation of Omani workers in the private sector.


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