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  • Expert hands on wheels

    Verified drivers with live ride tracking are some of the features that we have in place to ensure you a safe travel experience. You will be escorted to your preferred location by a professional driver.

  • Anywhere, anytime

    A perfect way to get through your everyday travel needs, daily commute, errand across town and early morning flight. We make sure that our passenger reaches their destination safely.

  • Cheap rides

    We have cabs to suit every pocket. OTaxi offers wide range of cars to perfectly suit every customers needs.Want to ride locally or take a break and go on an outstation trip? Well, some exciting offers await you!

Our Story

OTaxi was officially launched in 2014 and is Oman's fast growing On-demand taxi Hailing organizations, which integrates city transportation for users and driver-partners onto a mobile platform guaranteeing easiest, straightforward, and snappy service satisfaction. OTaxi is centered on utilizing the best of technological innovation and building inventive solution ground-up that are applicable worldwide.

We are one among the pioneer in the personal road transportation business in Oman. We started a new cult in the transport industry with our experienced professional management and won over many hearts and served thousands of customers.

Vision and Mission

Our efforts during these years have proved that with true spirit, social needs can be changed over into financial incentives to control changes in our economy. OTaxi not just changed the mode of operation in the taxi market, but also motivated others on how to run business.

Our vision is to create a comprehensive society by offering barrier free service accessible 24*7 and recognized globally as the No.1 On-demand taxi solution provider.

Our mission is to provide a comfortable and reliable taxi service to every passenger by creating a interesting and inspiring environment.

How It Works
Book in 2 Taps Track Driver Arrive safely Get an e-bill Feedback

Choose your pick-up and drop-off locations to get your estimated fare

Know your driver’s location and estimated time of arrival with real-time tracking.

Make an easy and comfortable ride and reach your destination safely.

Pay for your trip and get an e-bill on your registered email id.

Provide us with feedbacks on the trip and driver to serve you better.

Customer Reviews
  • Very good to receive receipt in mail. Cab service including driver is also very good and polite. Keep it up. Excellent service by the driver- Azim Shaikh. I would recommend and congratulate you for having him as an employee. Jishad

  • The best and and convenient way of transport. Tried mobile app for the first time with OTaxi and it worked seamlessly and was a wonderful experience that exceeded my expectations. Edward

Why OTaxi?
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    Real-time Tracking

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    24/7 Services

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Beautiful Oman
  • Daymaniyat Islands

    Daymaniyat Islands

    You probably won't know it, but the underwater world in Oman is fantastic! Our waters are filled with turtles, sharks, rays and dolphins and beautiful corals. Great diving sites are also available near Daymaniyat Islands and the Musandam Peninsula

  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

    Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

    The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat is an historical monument and the most important mosque in Oman. Non-Muslims visitors are also welcome (with the exception on Fridays between 8:30 and 11:00 am).

  • Go wild Camping

    Go wild Camping

    Wild Camping is legal in Oman and there are many wonderful locations to stay. You can even camp on the beach, in the mountains or in the desert!

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    Visit Ras al Jinz

    Ras al Jinz is located on the eastern Oman and well known for its turtle reserve. Different varieties of marine turtles lay their eggs here and the shore plays a pivotal role in the preservation of turtles.

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    Hike in Jabel Shams

    The Jebel Shams is amazing location and known as the Grand Canyon of Oman. Try to explore Balcony Walk, a fantastic trail with steep cliffs.

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    Lovely Beaches

    The coastline of Oman is around 1700 kilometers, so you can easily locate beaches to spend the evening. The best part is? you will probably be the only one out there!!

Driver Testimonial
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    I really enjoy being a driver for OTaxi.I believe the OTaxi is doing a great job in communicating to the drivers and helping me as a driver with the trips if there is a problem Driver 4

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    For anybody who is looking for a long-term driving career with options for growth and great benefits, OTaxi is top of the ladder. And safety is a 24/7 concern over here. Driver 3

  • Driver-2

    All my expectations came true,” Shaw said. “It’s a great place to work and a very safe environment. OTaxi really care about their employees. There are a lot of positives Driver 2

News and Events
  • book taxi in muscat
    12 Aug 2016


    Riyadh Abdul Aziz March 06, 2018   OTaxi, a local app for ordering taxis, announced at the beginning of March that it has resumed its services after it was shut down by the government in August last year. OTaxi was shut down by the government last year because it was operating without a licence. The shutdown of OTaxi was controversial because OTaxi offered rides using actual licensed orange taxis only, and did not allow private car owners to participate in the app. The request of the government to shut down OTaxi was also strange because the executive regulations of land transportation law, which set the rules for acquiring a licence, were not issued yet in 2017, so even if OTaxi wanted to apply for a licence, it could not have done so at that time. The Ministry of Transport and Communications made a statement at the time of the shutdown saying that it will consider serious applications made to acquire a licence to operate a transportation app once the executive regulations are issued, and it seems that the ministry lived up to its words. The land transportation regulations were issued late in January 2018, and OTaxi announced that it resumed its services in March 2018. The executive regulations of the Land Transportation Law are the first piece of Omani law that uses the ‘app’ terminology. These executive regulations dedicate an entire chapter to smart apps and require the licence applicant to be registered in Oman, to submit the technical specs of the app, and to submit financial and technical studies proving the viability of the project. The regulations also impose some technical requirements such as making sure that the app is operated from within Oman and that the data of the users of the app is physically stored here, too. The regulations also require the app to use only licensed cars and drivers in offering its services. These requirements would be extremely difficult to be fulfilled by major apps such as Uber, since it will be unlikely for these apps to have the incentive to come register in Oman or open a dedicated office in such a small market. It will also be impossible for the developers of such apps to agree to store their user data in Oman simply because Oman does not have data centres capable of providing the standard of service required by such major apps. However, for a small app such as OTaxi, these conditions are easy to fulfil. OTaxi has always only used licensed taxis and drivers. It does not accept online payments and does not collect any sensitive information about their users, except phone numbers, which must be verified in order to use the app. Phone numbers are still personal data, and accordingly, OTaxi will be required to make sure that this data is stored physically in Oman and not transferred outside the country. OTaxi appeals to consumers in Oman because its fares appear to be much lower than the fares charged by Marhaba or Mwasalat taxis. The fact that OTaxi has come back from the dead might be a sign that the requirements of the executive regulations of the Land Transportation Law are not as stringent as they appear. The government should continue to encourage and support Omani developers who come up with local products, such as OTaxi, that provide more choices to consumers and contribute in finding solutions to the challenges facing society.

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    12 Aug 2016


    By Madhuparna Bhattacharjee September 23, 2018 MUSCAT -  Oman’s first taxi app - OTaxi is up and running, again. Its operations were shut down last year due to administrative and technical issues but it has come back after getting approval from the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC). OTaxi is the first Omani application on smartphones to give customers a convenient, hassle-free ride. Its success tells the story of a team of Omani youth starting a business despite numerous challenges. Speaking to Muscat Daily , Harith al Maqbali, CEO of OTaxi said, “Our aim is to give customers comfortable rides whenever and wherever they want.” He said that they first came up with the app in 2014 as a result of a Sas 48H competition organised by Information Technology Authority (ITA). The competition fostered startups with innovative ideas and solutions in information and communication technology to compete for the best eGame, Web and mobile services or apps within a span of 48 hours.                     “We started operations in January 2017. In August 2017, we were asked to close operations by MoTC due to certain administrative and technical issues. In February this year, we resumed operations after getting the licence from the ministry. With new competitive rates, we are now growing rapidly.” OTaxi manages a fleet of 200 orange-white taxis who are connected through the app. “OTaxi is as of now operational in Muscat. We are conducting trials for operations in Salalah.” A ride can be pre-booked through the app which also has a timer to let the traveller know how much time it would take for the car to reach. One can also see how much the traveller has to pay for the ride. “The app gives a confirmation when a ride is booked. We have eight supervisors in our operations team, working in shifts 24x7. There are three women in the marketing team. After restarting operations this year, we have been focusing on ensuring quality.” OTaxi charges 190bz per kilometre. Talking about competitors, Maqbali said, “We offer better rates. On-time performance is also an important factor for us. Transparency is another factor that we focus on. Travellers can track the movement of drivers throughout the journey duration. The most important thing is that customers’ information is kept confidential.”

  • book taxi in muscat
    12 Aug 2016

    OTaxi gets govt approval

     28/02/2018 Vinod Nair Staff Reporter – Muscat, Feb 28 – Taxi users in Oman will have more options with the government granting approval to OTaxi. The company officially announced it has resumed services. Fares start from 190 baisa/km for the first 30 km and onwards of 100 baisa for every kilometre. Minimum fare is RO 1.5. Unlike the two on-demand taxi companies, OTaxi service is for the normal Orange taxis that can be now booked via mobile app. Customers will have various options to book taxis, including pre-booking, for a trip two days in advance. Harith al Maqbali, CEO, Otaxi, said, “Customers can download the mobile app and avail of an orange taxi anywhere in Muscat. To begin with, we have 35 drivers. The number is expected to touch around 300 in the next two months.” Maqbali said the company will have a soft opening in April. The company will be offering various incentives to drivers, including discounts at some retail stores.

Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are the services offered by OTaxi?

OTaxi offers a reliable metered on demand taxi solution with state-of-the-art GPS based communication. The service is backed by a 24x7 technical support.

2. Do I need to register before availing services?

Yes, you should register with your email or phone number. This is essential to restrict unauthorized bookings as booking confirmation message are sent only to your registered mobile number / email.

3. Can I hire a cab without paying upfront?

Yes. Actually we do not collect money upfront from our customers. Payment can be made directly to the driver or you can pay online through our mobile App.

4. Can i change or cancel my booking?

Yes. You can book or cancel your booking at least 2 hours prior to start of the duty. If not, you are obliged to pay a cancellation charge.

5. Can I reserve a specific model of car?

We always note your preference while you book a taxi and we shall make every effort to meet the same.

6. Will I get a printed receipt for the amount paid?

Yes. Our driver will provide printed receipts for the fare.

7. Is it safe to use my credit/debit card on your site? Do you store my card number and details?

It is completely safe to use our site. We have partnered with secure  payment gateways which provides a high end encryption compliant solution which is certified globally. We don't store any card details.

8. How far in advance will I receive my driver’s contact details?

Once the driver is assigned for a booking, you will receive an SMS with the drivers’ contact details, including the registration details of the car and the driver’s contact number.

9. Do you provide self drive cars?

At the moment we don't offer self-drive cars. we only offer taxis along with driver. Our driver drives up to your doorstep with the vehicle and drives you around during your entire journey.

10. How will I get the details of driver and cab?

We normally send you cab and driver information before the pickup.This information is sent to you via email and/or SMS. When making your booking, you have the option to select to receive this information by email, SMS or both.

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