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Practicing Journalism

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for press corporations and journalists

Practicing Journalism

Who can request this service

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.

Forms related to this service

Fee to be paid

Description Fee to be paid Places of Payment

Service Provider

Ministry of Information

Section of Local Press

For Help

  1. Tel
    ‎+968 24 61 77 28

Service Locations

Operating Hours
Section of Local Press
Saturday – Wednesday