Seaman Registration
2017-06-12

 

Seaman Registration
Service Information:
Service Provider:Marine and Water Bureau - Shipping and Seafarers DepartmentOther Entity / Agency:--
Application Location:Calçada da Barra, Marine and Water Bureau, MacaoOffice Hours:Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Except public holidays)
Introduction (Service Coverage):--Enquiry Methods:Telephone (853)8988 2571
Fax (853)8988 2599
Email info@marine.gov.mo
Website http://www.marine.gov.mo

Issuance of Seaman’s Registration Card

Application Proceduce:
Transactional Categories:Issuance of Seaman’s Registration Card
Relevant Service (Relevant Information):- Inspection of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Renewal and Replacement of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Cancellation
Target Groups and Application Eligibility:Macao residents aged 18 or above who meet the professional requirements of seaman, approved by Decree-Law No. 12/99/M, of 22 March.
Application Approach:In person.
  
Required Document:1. Seaman registration form (format M1/DET);
2. Employment certificate(format M5/DET);
3.Work declaration form(format M6/DET);
4. Two 1 1/2-inch recent colour photos with white background showing your full frontal face without any head covering;
5. Copy of I.D. (original copy to be presented);
6. Certificate of criminal proof issued by the Macao Identification Department ;
7. Relevant certificates issued by the Maritime Training School or other entities (original copy to be presented);
8. Physical fitness certificate issued by Health Centre (format M7/DET);
9. Personal vaccination handbook(original copy to be presented);
10. Proof of address(such as electricity/water bill).
Supplementary Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document must be presented:1. Original copy of I.D.;
2. Personal vaccination handbook;
3. Original copy of relevant certificates issued by the Maritime Training School or other authorised entities;
4. Proof of address.
Other Helpful Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document Required Upon Approval:(Inapplicable to this service item)
  
Charges (or Taxes):1. Fees charged pursuant to the "General table of fees of the Marine and Water Bureau";
2. Relevant stamp duty is levied in accordance with the "Stamp Duty Regulations" approved by Decree Law No. 17/88/M, of 27 June, republished by the Dispatch of the Chief Executive No. 218/2001.
Deposit:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Payment Instructions:Payment Period
Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Except public holidays)

Payment Notice
1. By cash or cheque;
2. When payment is made by cheque, please make the cheque payable to "Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água" and it must comply with Paragraph 3 of Article 5 of No.22/2008 Administrative Regulations, of 4 August, and must be a certified cheque.
  
Time Needed:Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 8 working days, excluding the day of application submission.
Quality Criteria:【Performance Pledge】Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 8 working days, following the day of application submission.
Remark:Notice of application
1. A physical fitness certificate is valid for 2 years.

Documents required to be processed/applied in advance
1. Employment certificate;
2. Work declaration form;
3. Certificate of criminal record;
4. Physical fitness certificate.

Collection time
Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 1p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 1p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Except public holidays)
Forms:
Legislations Website:These laws are only available in Chinese and Portuguese, you can download them from http://www.io.gov.mo .

1. Establish the seaman registration system.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 12, Series I, of 22 March 1999)
    Decree Law No. 12/99/M
2. Regulate the registration of seamen in the crew list of merchant and fishing vessels, as well as recruitment of seamen on board. 
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Decree-Law No. 97/99/M
3. Regulate the registration of seamen working on local merchant and fishing vessels in the crew list, and recruitment of seamen working on board.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 98/99/M
4. Establish documents which must be attached to a seaman registration form and information the seaman comprising the registration record.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 116/99/M
5. Regulate the issuance, endorsement, amendment, correction, renewal of seaman's registration card and its respective sample.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 117/99/M
6. Approve the system of courses, examinations and practical trainings for seamen to access each professional class and the system of issuing certificates and supporting documents to seamen.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 37, Series I, of 13 September 1999)
    Ordinance No. 333/99/M
7. Approve the amendments to the General Table of Fees of the Maritime Administration for services provided and documents issued -- Repeal Dispatch No.90/SATOP/92 of 13 July. 
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 4, Series I, of 12 January 1999)
    Dispatch No. 12/SATOP/96
8. Republish the "Stamp Duty Regulations" approved by Law No. 17/88/M , and its General Table, as amended by Law No.8/2001; as well as those under Law No. 9/97/M, Aug. 4, of Law No. 8/98/M, of 21 December, and Administrative Regulation No.15/2000.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 44, Series I, 2nd Supplement, of 29 October 2001)
    Chief Executive Dispatch No. 218/2001

Inspection of Seaman’s Registration Card

Application Proceduce:
Transactional Categories:Inspection of Seaman’s Registration Card
Relevant Service (Relevant Information):- Issuance of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Renewal and Replacement of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Cancellation
Target Groups and Application Eligibility:Persons who have registered as seamen in Macao SAR.
Application Approach:In person.
  
Required Document:1. Application form for seaman's registration card examination (format M2/DET);
2. Employment certificate(format M5/DET);
3.Work declaration form(format M6/DET);
4. Photocopy of I.D. (original copy to be presented);
5. Physical fitness certificate issued by Health Centre (if applicable) (format M7/DET);
6. Copy of seaman registration card(original copy to be presented);
7. Relevant documents, in situations of amendment or update (original copy to be presented);
Supplementary Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document must be presented:1. Original copy of I.D.;
2. Original copy of seaman registration card;
3. Relevant certificates.
Other Helpful Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document Required Upon Approval:(Inapplicable to this service item)
  
Charges (or Taxes):1. Fees charged pursuant to the "General table of fees of the Marine and Water Bureau".
Deposit:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Payment Instructions:Payment Period
Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Except public holidays)

Payment Notice
1. By cash or cheque;
2. When payment is made by cheque, please make the cheque payable to "Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água" and it must comply with Paragraph 3 of Article 5 of No.22/2008 Administrative Regulations, of 4 August, and must be a certified cheque.
  
Time Needed:Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 4 working days, excluding the day of application submission.
Quality Criteria:【Performance Pledge】Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 4 working days, following the day of application submission.
Remark:Notice of application
1. Seamen must come to the Marine and Water Bureau for the registration card examination every year;
2. A physical fitness certificate is valid for 2 years.

Documents required to be processed/applied in advance
1. Employment certificate;
2. Work declaration form;
3. Physical fitness certificate.

Collection time
Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Except public holidays)
Forms:
Legislations Website:These laws are only available in Chinese and Portuguese, you can download them from http://www.io.gov.mo .

1. Establish the seaman registration system.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 12, Series I, of 22 March 1999)
    Decree Law No. 12/99/M
2. Regulate the registration of seamen in the crew list of merchant and fishing vessels, as well as recruitment of seamen on board. 
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Decree-Law No. 97/99/M
3. Regulate the registration of seamen working on local merchant and fishing vessels in the crew list, and recruitment of seamen working on board.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 98/99/M
4. Establish documents which must be attached to a seaman registration form and information the seaman comprising the registration record.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 116/99/M
 5.Regulate the issuance, endorsement, amendment, correction, renewal of seaman's registration card and its respective sample.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 117/99/M
6. Approve the system of courses, examinations and practical trainings for seamen to access each professional class and the system of issuing certificates and supporting documents to seamen.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 37, Series I, of 13 September 1999)
    Ordinance No. 333/99/M
7. Approve the amendments to the General Table of Fees of the Maritime Administration for services provided and documents issued -- Repeal Dispatch No.90/SATOP/92 of 13 July. 
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 4, Series I, of 12 January 1999)
    Dispatch No. 12/SATOP/96

Renewal and Replacement of Seaman’s Registration Card

Application Proceduce:
Transactional Categories:Renewal and Replacement of Seaman’s Registration Card
Relevant Service (Relevant Information):- Issuance of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Inspection of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Cancellation
Target Groups and Application Eligibility:Persons who have registered as seamen in Macao SAR.
Application Approach:In person.
  
Required Document:1. Application form for Renewal/ Replacement of Seaman’s Registration Card(format M3/DET);
2.Employment certificate(format M5/DET);
3.Work declaration form(format M6/DET);
4. Two 1 1/2-inch recent colour photos with white background showing your full frontal face without any head covering;
5. Copy of I.D. (original copy to be presented);
6. Physical fitness certificate issued by Health Centre (if applicable) (format M7/DET);
7. Copy of seaman registration card (original copy to  be presented)(except for losses);
8. Declaration form, in situations of replacement;
9. Proof of address(such as electricity/water bill).
Supplementary Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document must be presented:1. Original copy of I.D.;
2. Original copy of seaman's registration card(except for losses);
3. Proof of address.
Other Helpful Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document Required Upon Approval:Except in cases of loss, the original copy of the old seaman registration card has to be returned upon collection of the new one, after the approval of the application.
  
Charges (or Taxes):1.Fees charged pursuant to the "General table of fees of the Marine and Water Bureau";
2. Relevant stamp duty is levied in accordance with the "Stamp Duty Regulations" approved by Decree Law No. 17/88/M, of 27 June, republished by the Dispatch of the Chief Executive No. 218/2001.
Deposit:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Payment Instructions:Payment Period
Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Except public holidays)

Payment Notice
1. By cash or cheque;
2. When payment is made by cheque, please make the cheque payable to "Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água" and it must comply with Paragraph 3 of Article 5 of No.22/2008 Administrative Regulations, of 4 August, and must be a certified cheque.
  
Time Needed:Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 7 working days, excluding the day of application submission.
Quality Criteria:【Performance Pledge】Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 7 working days, following the day of application submission.
Remark:Notice of application
1. A physical fitness certificate is valid for 2 years.

Documents required to be processed/applied in advance
1. Employment certificate;
2. Work declaration form;
3. Physical fitness certificate.

Collection time
Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Except public holidays)
Forms:
Legislations Website:These laws are only available in Chinese and Portuguese, you can download them from http://www.io.gov.mo .

1. Establish the seaman registration system.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 12, Series I, of 22 March 1999)
    Decree Law No. 12/99/M
2. Regulate the registration of seamen in the crew list of merchant and fishing vessels, as well as recruitment of seamen on board. 
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Decree-Law No. 97/99/M
3. Regulate the registration of seamen working on local merchant and fishing vessels in the crew list, and recruitment of seamen working on board.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 98/99/M
4. Establish documents which must be attached to a seaman registration form and information the seaman comprising the registration record.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 116/99/M
5. Regulate the issuance, endorsement, amendment, correction, renewal of seaman's registration card and its respective sample.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 117/99/M
6. Approve the system of courses, examinations and practical trainings for seamen to access each professional class and the system of issuing certificates and supporting documents to seamen.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 37, Series I, of 13 September 1999)
    Ordinance No. 333/99/M
7. Approve the amendments to the General Table of Fees of the Maritime Administration for services provided and documents issued -- Repeal Dispatch No.90/SATOP/92 of 13 July. 
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 4, Series I, of 12 January 1999)
     Dispatch No. 12/SATOP/96
8. Republish the "Stamp Duty Regulations" approved by Law No. 17/88/M , and its General Table, as amended by Law No.8/2001; as well as those under Law No. 9/97/M, Aug. 4, of Law No. 8/98/M, of 21 December, and Administrative Regulation No.15/2000.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 44, Series I, 2nd Supplement, of 29 October 2001)
    Chief Executive Dispatch No. 218/2001

Cancellation

Application Proceduce:
Transactional Categories:Cancellation
Relevant Service (Relevant Information):- Issuance of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Inspection of Seaman’s Registration Card
- Renewal and Replacement of Seaman’s Registration Card
Target Groups and Application Eligibility:Persons who have registered as seamen in Macao SAR.
Application Approach:In person.
  
Required Document:1. Application form for Cancellation of Seaman Registration(Format M4/DET );
2. Copy  of I.D.(original copy to be presented);
3. Original copy of seaman's registration card.
Supplementary Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document must be presented:1. Original copy of I.D..
Other Helpful Document:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Document Required Upon Approval:(Inapplicable to this service item)
  
Charges (or Taxes):Free
Deposit:(Inapplicable to this service item)
Payment Instructions:(Inapplicable to this service item)
  
Time Needed:Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 3 working days, excluding the day of application submission.
Quality Criteria:【Performance Pledge】Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 3 working days, following the day of application submission.
Remark:(inapplicable to this service item)
Forms:Application form for Cancellation of Seaman Registration(Format M4/DET)
Legislations Website:These laws are only available in Chinese and Portuguese, you can download them from http://www.io.gov.mo .

1. Establish the seaman registration system.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 12, Series I, of 22 March 1999)
    Decree Law No. 12/99/M
2. Regulate the registration of seamen in the crew list of merchant and fishing vessels, as well as recruitment of seamen on board. 
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Decree-Law No. 97/99/M
3. Regulate the registration of seamen working on local merchant and fishing vessels in the crew list, and recruitment of seamen working on board.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 14, Series I, of 6 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 98/99/M
4. Establish documents which must be attached to a seaman registration form and information the seaman comprising the registration record.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 116/99/M
5. Regulate the issuance, endorsement, amendment, correction, renewal of seaman's registration card and its respective sample.
   (Official Gazette of Macao SAR, No. 16, Series I, of 19 April 1999)
    Ordinance No. 117/99/M
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