Establishing press corporations and issuing a newspaper are for Omani Nationals; practicing journalism is for Omani nationals and expatriates.
Steps to follow to request the service
An application supported by the formal documents and forms should be submitted to the Publication and Press Releases Department. Responding to the application depends upon the approval of the competent authority in the Ministry.
What documents are needed to process
Letter from the Press Establishment employing the journalist.
Copy of the Personal Identification or passports (for the expatriates).
Copy of the academic qualification.
Copy of the Press Card ( for the expatriates & experience certificate of minimum five years )
How the service is processed
The applicant would be informed after the request is approved.