Every Omani citizen who is above 15 years of age must apply for an ID. This is obligatory for males, and optional for females.
Those who are below 15 years old may obtain an ID card conditional on their legal guardian's consent.
This application can be made at any of the Civil Status Directorates in the Sultanate. Applicants must appear in person if they are 15+ years old and accompanied by their legal guardian if below 15.
ID card is valid for 5 years and must be renewed before the expiry date.