Certificate of Criminal Record
2017-05-02

Certificate of Criminal Record
Service Information:
Service Provider:

Identification Services Bureau


Other Entity / Agency:N/A
Application Location:Avenida da Praia Grande, No. 804, Edificio "China Plaza", 1 andar, Macau
Office Hours:Monday to Friday
9:00 to 18:00
(Close on Sturday, Sunday and Legal Holiday)
Introduction (Service Coverage): 
Enquiry Methods:Hotline: (853)28370777, (853) 28370888
Fax: (853)28374300
Email: info@dsi.gov.mo
Mail: P.O. 1089
Website: http://www.dsi.gov.mo

Requirement

Application Proceduce:
Transactional Categories:Requirement
Relevant Service (Relevant Information): 
Target Groups and Application Eligibility:

·   Macao SAR Resident or person who has formerly resided in the Macao SAR; or person who is applying for residence in Macao, and
·   aged 16 or over.

Application Approach:Apply in person or overseas
Required Document:

 (a) Application made in person

  • Please present the original Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR)
  • For non-BIR holders: (i) Please present applicant’s valid travel document or valid document for entering Macao; and (ii) Documentary proof of the connection between applicant and Macao, such as Residence Permit, Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card or Non-resident Worker’s Card, proof of schooling or proof of application for residing in Macao (e.g. a notice of Residence Permit issued by the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force or a notice of submitting the Certificate of Criminal Record issued by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute and so on).

(b) Application made by applicant's direct relative (i.e. parents or children aged 18 or over) or spouse:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Photocopy of the applicant's Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR); for non-BIR holders: photocopy of applicant’s valid travel document or valid document for entering Macao; and documentary proof of the connection between applicant and Macao
  • A full set of applicant's ten fingerprints (for first time application);
  • Original identity document of the representative of this application;
  • Documentary proof of the kinship (if the relevant data is not archived at Identification Services Bureau);
  • Documentary proof of why the applicant cannot apply in person, such as medical record;

(c) Application made by authorized person

Please submit the following documents:

  • Declaration ( Samples can be obtained at DSI or from website <www.dsi.gov.mo>). Any amendments, defacements or deletions made on the declaration should be affirmed by the declarant with a signature aside, and the signature should be identical with that on the identification document;
  • Photocopy of the applicant's Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR); for non-BIR holders: photocopy of applicant’s valid travel document or valid document for entering Macao and documentary proof of the connection between the applicant and Macao;
  • A full set of applicant's ten fingerprints (for first time application);
  • Original identity document of the authorized person.

(d) Applications by Post

Applicants who are outside Macao can lodge the application by post.

 Application procedures:
1.      Access the “Postal Application Service” system of DSI to obtain an application number and print out an application slip;
2.      Mail “Part 2” of the application slip and the required documents to DSI.  (Mailing address: Macau Postal Box No. 1089/ Avenida da Praia No. 804, Edificio China Plaza, 20 andar, Macau);
3.      After receiving the required documents, DSI will update the application progress in the “Postal Application Service” system. Applicants should check their application status in the system from time to time.
4.      When the application status changes to “Please pay for the application”, applicants can pay the fee to complete their application.

 Required documents:

1.      A duly completed application form or an application letter in which applicants should state clearly their name, parents’ name, date and place of birth, usage of the certificate, contact information and type of application (normal or urgent application). In the letter, the applicant should sign and impress a right index fingerprint next to their signature. For the first-time application, a set of ten fingerprint impression should be submitted to DSI (the form for fingerprint impression can be downloaded in DSI’s website);
2.      Proof of residence in Macao or proof of application for residing in Macao, such as identification documents issued in Macao, proof issued by a school in Macao, a notification letter in regard to Residence Authorization application issued by the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force, a document issued by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute to request the applicant to submit the Certificate of Criminal Record and so on;
3.      Photocopy of a valid travel document of the applicant;
4.      If the applicant does not hold a Macao SAR Resident Identity Card and needs to state his/her parents’ name on the certificate, he/she should submit a photocopy of the relevant supporting documents, such as birth certificate. Such document is not required if the applicant has submitted it to DSI before. 

Fee: Application fee + Postage (This Bureau will inform the applicant of the total amount in the “Postal Application Service” system of DSI)

1.      Application fee
Normal application: MOP50.00.
Urgent application: an additional fee of MOP150.00.

2.      Postage
The amount may vary depending on the destinations and weight of the documents. 

Means of payment:
1.      Pay online:
Pay by credit card in the “Postal Application Service” system.

2.      Pay by an authorized person:
An applicant can authorize a person in Macao to pay the fee at DSI in person on his/her behalf by stating it clearly in the application letter.

 Attention:
-   You can settle the payment using one of the above methods. Starting from 1 January 2017, DSI will not accept payment by means of bank draft.

-   In case of having made a payment to the Macao Special Administrative Region Government mistakenly due to system failure or other special conditions, the person concerned should contact the Identification Services Bureau (DSI) immediately.  DSI will return the relevant amount to the person concerned.

-   If the applicant wants to cancel the application and have the refund of the application fee after completing the transaction online, he/she has to make a written request to DSI for the refund.
Supplementary Document: 
Document must be presented: 
Other Helpful Document: 
Document Required Upon Approval: 
Charges (or Taxes):

 

  • Standard Service: MOP50.00.
  • Express Service: MOP150.00

 

Deposit: 
Payment Instructions: 
Time Needed:

 

 

  • Standard Service: 5 business days
  • Express Service: 2 business days

(The collection date is counted from the following business day after this bureau has received all required documents)


 

 

Quality Criteria:http://www.dsi.gov.mo/qualityservice_e.jsp 
Remark:·   The Criminal Record Certificate is valid for 90 days from the date of issue.
Forms:http://www.dsi.gov.mo/formsdownload_e.jsp
Legislations Website:Introduz alterações ao Dicreto-Lei n.o 27/96/M, de 3 de Junho.
Decreto-Lei n.º 87/99/M [ B.O. 47 ( I ), 22/11/1999 ]

Define o regime do registo criminal e as condições de acesso à informação criminal.-----Revogações.-----1003
Decreto-Lei n.º 27/96/M [ B.O. 23 ( I ), 03/06/1996 ]
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