Type of post items Weight categories Inside Oman Zone 1
GCC countries
Zone 2
Other Arab countries
Zone 3
Europe – India – Pakistan – Iran – Bangladesh – Sri Lanka
Zone 4
Rest of the world
    Baisa OMR Baisa OMR Baisa OMR Baisa OMR Baisa OMR
Letters Upto 25 grams 200   400   450   600   800  
From 26 to 50 grams  350   700   700    000 1 200 1
From 51 to 100 grams  450   000    000  1 800 400 2
From 101 to 250 grams  550   500   000  500 000 5
From 251 to 500 grams  900   500   000 000 5 000 8
From 501 to 1000 grams  800 1 000 1 500  500 000 12
From 1001 to 1500 grams  000 2 000 2 500 6 000 12 000 17
From 1501 to 2000 grams  200 2 000 2 000 8 000 16 000 20
Registered mail 600   800   800   800   800  
Postcards Per piece card 150   400   500   500   500  
Printed matter Up to 50 grams 200   300   350   550   700  
From 51 to 100 grams 250   500   600   700   900  
From 101 to 250 grams 300   700 1 000 1 300 1 800 1
From 251 to 500 grams 600 1 400 1 500 1 500 2 000 3
From 501 to 1000 grams 800 2 600 3 000 3 000 5 000 6
From 1001 to 1500 grams 000 3 600 4 000 4 000 7 000 9
From 1501 to 2000 grams 400 4 500 5 000 5 000 9 000 12
For every extra 1000 grams 500 2 600 3 000 3 000 5 000 6
Printed matter inside M Bag (to a single international address) Per K.g - 1 600 3 000 3 500 4 000 5
Deposit way Categories of  large volume numbers and amounts of letter Post Discount Rate
Discount Rate per Submission (Submission at one time) Number of letters per submission From 1000 to 2000 letters 5%
From 2001 to 5000 letters 7%
More than 5000 letters 10%
Discount Rate per Month : Regular monthly submission of large volume of letters by using PP franking method Total postage amount of Letters sent during one month (in Omani Riyal) 2000 to 4000 Omani Riyals 5%
4001 to 10000 Omani Riyals 10%
10001 to 15000 Omani Riyals 15%
15001 to 20000 Omani Riyals 20%
More than 20001 Omani Riyals 25%
Discount Rate per Month : Regular monthly submission of large volume of letters by using franking machine  (2) Total postage amount of letters sent during one month (in Omani Riyal) 2000 to 4000 Omani Riyals 10%
4001 to 10000 Omani Riyals 20%
10001 to 15000 Omani Riyals 30%
15001 to 20000 Omani Riyals 35%
More than 20001 Omani Riyals 40%
1)  The discount rates are applied to items in the domestic postage to motivate the companies that monthly or permanently deposit large volume of postal items according to a discount scale ranging from 5% to 40% in accordance with the increase of the number of postal items  as well as the monthly total postage amount of letters
2)  Discount rates s related to franking machines are applicable for letters deposited by PP franking method on a temporary basis in 2017 till installing digital franking machines by companies.
Type of service Weight categories Number of monthly deposited bags Rates for Delivery inside Muscat Governorate
(or at the same governorate of receipt) (Unit: Omani Riyal)
Rates for delivery outside Muscat Governorate (or outside governorate of receipt) (Unit: Omani Riyal)
Daily rate per one bag Monthly rate per one bag Daily rate per one bag Monthly rate per one bag
Delivery from one post office counter to another post office counter (1) Up to 10 kilo grams (or part thereof) From 1 to 4 5 100 6 120
From 5 to 50 4 80 5 100
From 51 to 500 3 60 4 80
More than 501 2 40 3 60
From 11 to 20 kilo grams (or part thereof) From 1 to 4 7 140 8 160
From 5 to 50 6 120 7 140
From 51 to 500 5 100 6 120
More than 501 4 80 5 100
From door to door delivery (2) Up to 10 kilo grams (or part thereof) From 1 to 4 7 140 8 160
From 5 to 50 6 120 7 140
From 51 to 500 5 100 6 120
More than 501 4 80 5 100
From 11 to 20 kilo grams (or part thereof) From 1 to 4 9 180 10 200
From 5 to 50 8 160 9 180
From 51 to 500 7 140 8 160
More than 501 6 120 7 140

(1) Delivery from post office counter to another post office counter

(2) Delivery from the door of institution or company to the door of another institution or governmental body without delivery to individual door to door

S No. Item Rates
1 Postal pouches One Riyal per one pouch
2 Newspapers, books and magazines 200 Baisas per one copy
3 Printed items pouches (M) 500 Baisas per 1 KG
4 Confirmation of receipt
(Proof of delivery)
(1) Riyal
5 insufficient postage 300 Baisas for domestic and international
6 Poste restante (to be kept at counter) 1 Riyal for domestic and international
7 The fee for having the PO box lock replaced (lost key) 10 Riyals for fixed and portable
8 Guarantee/ insurance 5 Riyals as minimum
9 Ground safe store for insured postal items 500 Baisas per day
5 Riyals as maximum
10 Fast delivery of inward registered items 1 Riyal
11 Advertisement seal attached to franking machine 100 Riyals
12 Commercial Correspondence with Reply Paid (domestic) 50 Riyals per year
13 International Commercial Correspondence with Reply Paid The same price of the letter inside the Sultanate in accordance with weight
Type of mail Rates per 5000 printed items
  Baisa RO
Unaddressed advertising mail (per 5000 printed items) 000
100
Conditions for accepting internal advertising mail to be put in mail boxes:
  • Advertising postal items are accepted without covers and inside open envelopes
  • Maximum weight: 50 grams
  • Minimum limit for accepting advertising mail: at least 5000 printed items

Annual subscription fees (Omani Riyal) (1) (2)

Customers’ categories Annual subscription fees Free services to be provided by Oman Post to customers in 2017 in parallel with reforming the rates
Individuals (Personal) O.R 20 (3)
  • Service 1: Notifying the subscriber (by SMS or email) when receiving express mail, registered mail and parcels

  • Service 2: Establishing customers call center starting from January 2017 which will provide on-phone services in the following fields:
    - Enquiring about Postal services
    - Track & Trace of postal items for express mail, registered mail and parcels
    - Receiving and replying to complaints

  • Service 3: PO boxes online providing Post Box Rent, Paying renewal fees online, RO 1
Establishments, companies and embassies O.R 60 (3)
(1) Note: PO boxes subscription for individuals remained stable without any review so far since more than 30 years. Despite this amendment, as compared to other rates in the region, the new rates represent only 60% of the average selling prices applicable in the Gulf States-GCC.
(2) There is an unified rate for both fixed and mobile PO boxes. They previously have different rates where the rate of the portable boxes is R.O 20 for individuals and O.R 45 for companies. The rates are as twice as of the fixed boxes.
(3) The new subscription rate includes at the same time the price of the lock. This is contrary to what was adopted in the past where additional R.O 5 was paid. The lock price is free new subscription.
Customers’ categories Monthly subscription rate
(new subscription after April)
Penalty on payment delay
Personal R.O 2 R.O 6
Establishments, companies and embassies R.O 5 R.O 6

 

Rates for using the same PO Box by many subscribers

 

It is permitted to add one new subscriber (subscribers) to the PO box in addition to the first subscriber after getting his approval according to the following rates:
Individuals Every new additional subscriber shall pay (50%) of the box annual rent value
Establishments and companies Payment of (75%) of the annual rent value specified for the company

Delivery and pick up of the content of PO boxes at their headquarters

S.no Name of service Content of the service Annual subscription tariffs
1 Wasel S - Mailing bag
- Notification through SMS of the arrival of express mail, registered mail and parcels
- Delivery and pick up of postal items at the headquarter of the establishment or corporate once per week
250 Omani Riyals
2 Wasel M - Mailing bag
- Notification through SMS of the arrival of express mail, registered mail and parcels
- Delivery and pick up of the bag of postal items (up to 20 kg) at the headquarter of the establishment or corporate 5 days a week
600 Omani Riyals
3 Delivery G - Mailing bag
- Notification through SMS of the arrival of express mail, registered mail and parcels
- Delivery of two mailing bags of postal items (up to 20 kg) from the headquarter of the establishment or corporate 5 days a week
800 Omani Riyals
4 For each additional mailing bag exceeding 20 kg Delivery of postal items 5 days a week for more than one mailing bag exceeding 20 kg 200 Omani Riyals
Weight Rates
Baisa RO
The first half kilo gram 500 2
Each additional half kilo gram or parts thereof 000 1

Traditional Express Mail Service EMS

Destination country Rates
The first half kilo gram Each additional half kilo gram or parts thereof
RO Baisa RO Baisa
Zone 1
The GCC countries
7 000 2 000
Zone 2
Other Arab countries
8 000 2 500
Zone 3
Europe and some Asian countries
12 000 3 000
Zone 4
America and East Asia
13 000 4 000
Zone 5
Rest of the world
14 000 4 000

International Premium Express Mail Service –IPEX

Destination country Rates
The first half kilo gram Each additional half kilo gram or parts thereof
RO Baisa RO Baisa
Zone 1
The GCC countries
8 000 3 000
Region 2
Other Arab countries
9 000 3 000
Region 3
Europe and some Asian countries
13 000 3 000
Region 4
America and East Asia
14 000 3 500
Rest of the world 15 000 4 000
(1) The service will be launched in 2017. Compared with the traditional EMS service, IPEX is characterized by the following:
- Delivery of postal items to the receiver’s door in any country at high speed ranging between 48 and 72 hours.
- Track and Trace service of postal items and updating the information via the internet and through the customers’ call center.
- The customer can optionally enter into an insurance contract (paying around 2.2% of the value of the item). In the event of loss, the whole value of the postal item can be refunded.
Weight Rates
Riyal Baisa
Up to 2 kg 1 500
Additional 1 kg   700
(1) This service includes the Track and Trace of parcels
Destination country Rates
Up to 2 kilo grams Each additional 1 kilo gram or parts thereof
Riyal Baisa Riyal Baisa
Zone 1
The GCC countries
6 000 1 000
Zone 2
Other Arab countries
9 000 2 500
Zone 2
Rest of the world
21 000 6 500
Rates for some countries Britain 14 000 3 000
The United States 16 000 6 500
China 13 000 3 500
India 11 000 2 000
1-This service includes the Track and Trace of parcels
Services Rates
Proof of delivery receipt 1/000 Riyal
Poste restante (kept at the counter) 1/000 Riyal
Post office customs charge 2/000 Riyals
Guarantee/ Insurance In pursuant with applicable agreements
Fast distribution of inward parcels 1/000 Riyal
Application for packaging the inbound or outbound postal item 1/000 Riyal
Weight Rates
Riyal Baisa
Up to 2 kg 1 500
Additional 1 kg   700
(1) This service includes the Track and Trace of parcels
Destination country Rates
Up to 2 kilo grams Each additional 1 kilo gram or parts thereof
Riyal Baisa Riyal Baisa
Zone 1
The GCC countries
6 000 1 000
Zone 2
Other Arab countries
9 000 2 500
Zone 2
Rest of the world
21 000 6 500
Rates for some countries Britain 14 000 3 000
The United States 16 000 6 500
China 13 000 3 500
India 11 000 2 000
1-This service includes the Track and Trace of parcels
Services Rates
Proof of delivery receipt 1/000 Riyal
Poste restante (kept at the counter) 1/000 Riyal
Post office customs charge 2/000 Riyals
Guarantee/ Insurance In pursuant with applicable agreements
Fast distribution of inward parcels 1/000 Riyal
Application for packaging the inbound or outbound postal item 1/000 Riyal

provided on behalf of governmental or private entities

Type of Service Rate
Third party services 5 Riyals per transaction
Type of Service Rate
The follow me service (Itba'ni):
1 Inside the Sultanate (companies and individuals)
2.Outside the Sultanate
10 Riyals per year or part thereof
20 riyals per year or part thereof
International Reply Coupons:
1 Sale
2. Replacement
According to the charges specified by the Universal Postal Union (UPU)
Carton containers 300 Baisas per container
Book on "the History of Post in Oman":
The first part
The second part
2 Riyals
Riyal and half (1/500 Ryals)
Mail Guidelines 500 Baisas