Philippines and Oman: 38 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, October 6, we celebrate 38 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic
relations between the Philippines and Oman.


The Philippines has one Foreign Service Post in Oman, the Philippine Embassy in Muscat.

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Philippines and Oman: 38 Years of Diplomatic Relations | Image Credit | DFA


The Philippines and Oman established formal diplomatic relations on October 6,1980.


Oman is an Arab country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in
Western Asia. Its official religion is Islam and the official language is Arabic.


Oman is not included in the lists of countries where Filipino OFWs are banned for


The non stop flight time from Manila to Muscat is 9 hours 10 minutes.


However, some airlines could take as long as 35 hours based on the stopover
destination and waiting duration.


The nearest airport to Manila, is Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) and the
nearest airport to Muscat, is Seeb Airport.


The Distance from Manila to Muscat is approximately 6620 kilometers.


The Philippines is 4 hours ahead of Oman. 12AM Sunday in Oman is 4AM Sunday in the


The Philippine Embassy in Oman is located at Bldg. No. 1041 / 1043, Way No. 3015,
Al Kharijiya St., Shatti Al Qurum.


The Postal Address is P.O. Box 420, Madinat Qaboos, PC 115 Muscat, Oman.


You can call the embassy at Telephone Numbers (+968) 2460-5335; 2460-5140;
2460-5143 and the Fax No. (+968) 2460-5176.


The Embassy is open from 8AM to 3PM.


The Oman Embassy in Manila is located at 26/F NAC Tower Building, 32nd St.,
Bonifacio Global, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.


You can call the embassy at (+63) 2 958 58 12 to 14 or send a fax to (+63) 2 958 58 16.