Macau SAR Passport
2017-05-02

Macau SAR Passport
Service Information:
Service Provider:Identification Services Bureau - Department of Travel Document
Other Entity / Agency: 
Application Location:Avenida da Praia Grande, No. 804, Edf. China Plaza, 1 Andar, Macau
Office Hours:Monday to Friday
9:00-18:00
(Close on Saturday, Sunday and Legal Holiday)
Introduction (Service Coverage): 
Enquiry Methods:Hotline: (853)28370777, (853)28370888
Fax: (853)28374300
Email: info@dsi.gov.mo
Mail: Macau P.O. Box 1089
Website: www.dsi.gov.mo

Requirement

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

Applicants who satisfy all of the following conditions are eligible for the Macao SAR Electronic Passport: 
·   Permanent Resident of Macao SAR with Chinese nationality. 
·   Holders of Macao SAR Permanent Resident Identity Card .
 

Application Approach:Apply in person or overseas
Required Document:A. Applying in Person
  • Original Macao SAR Permanent Resident Identity Card (will be returned to the applicant after verified);
  • Photograph which meets specific requirements; one recent, color, bareheaded and full-faced photograph in plain white background in 1.5 inches; 
  • The former Macao SAR (Electronic ) Passport, in case of renewal;
  • Macao SAR (Electronic) Travel Permit, if possess;
  • An official police lost-report slip - for applicants who cannot submit the former Macao SAR (Electronic ) Travel Permit or Macau SAR(Electronic) Passport;
  • Photocopies of both parents' / the legal guardian's identification documents and both parents / the legal guardian should sign the application form -  for applicants under the age of 18;
       1. If the applicant is under 18 years old, what can he/she do if his/her parents are unmarried, separated with separate property, divorced or one of his/her parents is unable to sign on the application form due to certain reasons (e.g. missing), if a parent is unable to sign on the application form for he/her child, another parent must provide the documentary proof of his/her parental right in order to make the application for the underage child;
        2. If one of the parents is unable to apply for the travel document for his/her child in person, he/she can:
        a) duly complete and sign on the application form which is available at the Identification Services Bureau prior to the application. After that, another parent can lodge the application at this Bureau in person with his/her child.
        b) duly complete the “Authorization for Travel Document Application” to authorize another parent to lodge the application at this Bureau in person with their child. child.
        3. In addition, Macao SAR Electronic Passport is issued as an individual Passport, the applicant's spouse and children should apply for their own Passports.

B. Applying by Post

 

Applicants can lodge an application by post if they are in other countries or regions. 

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. If the applicants are in other countries or regions, they can obtain the application form from the local diplomatic and consular missions of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the foreign countries or regions, or request an application form from DSI by post or by a representative in Macao.
2. Photocopy of Macao SAR Permanent Resident Identity Card;
3. Photograph which meets specific requirements: one recent color 1.5-inched, bareheaded and full-faced photograph in plain white background recent (see photograph specifications);
4. Supporting documents which prove that the applicant cannot lodge the application in person, such as proof of schooling or employment and so on;
5. For applicants over the age of 5, a clear set of ten fingerprint impression should be submitted (see Fingerprint Form);
6. Macao SAR Travel Permit (if any);
7. In case of renewal application, applicants have to submit the former Macao SAR Passport;
8. Loss report is required if the applicant cannot provide the former Macao SAR Travel Permit or the former Macao SAR Passport;
9. If the applicant is under the age of 18, the photocopies of both parents' identification documents are required. In addition, both parents should sign the application form.

Fees: Application fee + Postage+ Surcharge (if applicable)
1. Application fee
Normal application: MOP300.00.
Urgent application: an additional fee of MOP150.00.

2. Postage:
Normal: an additional charge of MOP40.00 (air registered mail)
Express: Accordiang to the postage charged by the express courier company (the amount may vary depending to the destinations and weight of the documents). 
The applicant has to make a request in writing if he/she chooses express delivery mailing for the document. DSI will mail the document to the applicant with Macao Post EMS.

3. Surcharge (if applicable)
Following additional charges will be imposed if the applicant fails to provide the former passport at the time of application or if the applicant is replacing the passport due to damage or defacement of the document:
-  The first time: an additional fee of MOP 150.00;
-  The second time: an additional fee of MOP 300.00;
-  The third time: an additional fee of MOP 600.00;
-  The fourth time: an additional fee of MOP 1,200.00;
-  The fifth time or above: an additional fee of MOP 2,400.00.

Supplementary Document: 
Document must be presented: 
Other Helpful Document: 
Document Required Upon Approval: 
Charges (or Taxes):
  • Normal: MOP 300.00
  • Urgent: an additional fee of MOP 150.00 will be charged
  • Applicants who are lack of financial capability due to following conditions  can apply for exemption of application fees:
Types: Unemployment
Requirements:
1) Applicants have to write and sign a declaration to declare their unemployment status and they acknowledge that they will commit criminal offences for making false declaration.
2) Submit the Employment Registration issued by the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL).

Types: Poverty
Requirements:
1) The applicant has to write and sign a letter to request for fee exemption;
2) Submit the original and a photocopy of a valid Beneficiary Card issued by the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS).

Types: Disability
Requirements:
1)  Applicants have to write and sign a declaration to declare their financial incapability;
2)  Submit the original and a photocopy of a valid Disability Assessment Registration Card issued by the Social Welfare Bureau (IAS).
  • If applicants cannot submit the former (electronic) travel document because it is lost, damaged, defaced or is not available, they should pay extra charges as below:
    First time: an additional fee of MOP 150.00;
    Second time: an additional fee of MOP 300.00;
    Third time: an additional fee of MOP 600.00;
    Fourth time: an additional fee of MOP 1,200.00;
    Fifth time or above: an additional fee of MOP 2,400.00.
Deposit: 
Payment Instructions: 
Time Needed:
  • Normal: 10 working days.
  • Urgent: 2 working days.
Attention:

1. The above expected collection date is counted from the following day after submission of all necessary documents to DSI. Under special circumstances, the expected collection date would be adjusted.

2. In case of damaged, stolen or lost the former Macao SAR (Electronic) Travel Permit or Macao SAR (Electronic) Passport, the re-issuance time of the new Passport is 60 days at maximum. Urgent application is not accepted under normal circumstances except written request and supporting documents are submitted. The approval result will be informed within 2 working days.
Quality Criteria:http://www.dsi.gov.mo/qualityservice_e.jsp 
http://www.dsi.gov.mo/formsdownload_e.jsp
Remark: 
Forms: 
Legislations Website:

Regime dos documentos de viagem da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau
Lei n.º 8/2009[B.O.21 ( I ), 25/05/2009]

Regulamento dos documentos de viagem da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau.
Regulamento Administrativo n.º 20/2009 [B.O.26 ( I ), 29/06/2009]

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