Access to the port is restricted to port users and bona fide business community personnel. To gain access to the port, personnel must be in possession of a gate pass. This can be annual or a gate pass issued temporarily if the required documentation is provided.

Security personnel and members of the Royal Oman Police man the entry and exit gates at the port. All personnel and vehicles are checked on entry and exit and all goods must be manifested before entry or a document provided to remove property or equipment.