We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The aforementioned Royal Decree 58/93 and the decisions issued in the implementation of its provisions are hereby repealed.
The provisions of this royal decree shall not prejudice the provisions of Islamic Sharia or public order, or any provision in applicable laws, royal decrees, and systems stipulating non-marriage to a foreigner as a condition for assuming and continuing in some public offices of special importance or nature.
Documents proving the marriage of Omanis to foreigners that takes place in the Sultanate of Oman shall be documented in accordance with the provisions of the relevant laws and royal decrees. Foreign documents proving such marriage shall be treated as official Omani documents after their attestation by the competent entities in the foreign state and the Omani Foreign Ministry.
Documents proving the marriage of Omanis to foreigners issued by foreign official entities before the date of the entry into force of this royal decree in violation of the provisions governing the marriage of Omanis to foreigners applicable at the time shall be relied upon after their attestation by the Omani Foreign Ministry, to the degree they do not conflict with the provisions of article II of this decree.
The units of the administrative apparatus of the state and other public legal persons shall implement the provisions of this decree each in regard to its competence.
All that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 25 Ramadan 1444
Corresponding to: 16 April 2023
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman