Based on the Financial Law promulgated by Royal Decree 47/98,
Royal Decree 79/2020 Determining the Competences of the Ministry of Education and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,
Ministerial Decision 34/2018 Determining the Fees for the Services Provided by the Ministry of Education,
and the approval of the Ministry of Finance,
and in pursuance of public interest,
it is hereby decided
The fees for services provided by the Ministry of Education are hereby determined in accordance with the attached schedule.
1. The following shall be exempted from the fee mentioned in clause 1 of the attached schedule:
(a) Students who are children of Omani women married to non-Omani men.
(b) Students from the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council on the condition of reciprocity.
(c) Students who do not hold identification documents confirming their nationality, provided that the exemption is limited to students of schools specified by the Ministry of Education in the border areas.
(d) Students from the Republic of Yemen.
2. 50% (fifty percent) of the value of the fee provided in clause 1 of the attached schedule shall be exempted for the children of non-Omanis working in the Ministry of Education.
3. Students from social security families, students at Al-Kifah Centre in the Central Prison in the Wilayat of Samail, and Al-Hoor Centre in Khuwair subordinate to the Directorate of Juvenile Affairs in the Ministry of Social Development shall be exempted from the fees provided in clauses 30, 31, 32, and 33 of the attached schedule.
The aforementioned Ministerial Decision 34/2018 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this decision or in conflict with its provisions.
This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 8 Rajab 1444
Corresponding to: 30 January 2023
Dr Madiha bint Ahmed Al-Shaibaniya
Minister of Education
Published in Official Gazette 1479 issued on 5 February 2023.
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