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Rounds 7-10 of Citywide NAT to launch from 09:00 on 10 July to 18:00 on 17 July

The Novel Coronavirus Response and Coordination Centre announces that 7th to 10th rounds of Citywide NAT will be conducted from 09:00 on 10 July to 18:00 on 17 July.

  1. Time

Round 7: From 09:00 on 10 July (Sunday) to 18:00 on 11 July (Monday);

Round 8: From 09:00 on 12 July (Tuesday) to 18:00 on 13 July (Wednesday);

Round 9: From 09:00 on 14 July (Thursday) to 18:00 on 15 July (Friday);

Round 10: From 09:00 on 16 July (Saturday) to 18:00 on 17 July (Sunday).

  1. Opening hours of Caring Stations in each round: from 06:00 on the first day to 01:00 on the second day, and from 06:00 to 18:00 on the second day;
  2. Opening hours of the 11 General Stations without late night session in each round: from 09:00 on the first day to 01:00 on the second day, and from 07:00 to 18:00 on the second day.
  1. Targets

All local residents and individuals staying in Macao born on or before 1 July 2019 are required to get tested. Infants and children born after 1 July 2019 can be exempted.

  1. NAT stations

A total of 63 NAT stations will be set up across the city. Categories of testing stations include: general stations and self-paid stations (prior booking required), and 7 caring stations (for people with special needs who fail to make prior booking); users of caring stations can be accompanied by one person if necessary. All general stations and self-paid stations are equipped with a caring channel. The 7 caring stations and the caring channel of general stations will be open to children under 6 years of age, and such users can also be accompanied by one person if necessary. Apart from this, 2 mobile NAT buses, where prior booking is required, will provide sampling service in the following locations and times:




Riviera Macau/Terminal (The Riviera Macau on Rua do Almirante Sérgio)

10, 12, 14 and 16 July

09:00 -22:00

11, 13, 15 and 17 July


Escola Luso-Chinesa de Coloane (Avenida de Cinco de Outubro, Coloane)

10, 12, 14 and 16 July

09:00 -22:00

Hac Sá Park (Estrada Nova de Hac Sá, Coloane)

11, 13, 15 and 17 July


  1. Booking for Citywide NAT and Self-paid NAT

The website for booking citywide NAT sampling ( will be put into operation at 07:00 on the first day of each round (i.e. 10, 12, 14 and 16 July); members of the public have to make four separate bookings. Relevant test results will not be uploaded to the Macao Health Code, and cannot be used for immigration purposes. If necessary, citizens may click on the link at the bottom of the Macao Health Code’s homepage, or enter this link: to inquire records and results of the citywide NATs or self-paid NATs in the recent 2 days. Sampling records can be found even if relevant results are still unavailable.

To shorten the queuing time, people in need of special care are suggested to book the test in general testing stations with the assistance of families or friends, and then utilize use the priority channel there. Prior booking is required in general testing stations. Persons with bookings are urged to arrive on time, late arrivals will have to book again. On the contrary, residents need not arrive too early, do not arrive more than half an hour early. Original of identity document (same document used in Macao Health Code; non-residents please present travel document), booking code and a screenshot of the Macao Health Code must be presented for the test.

Bedridden or immobile persons are suggested to request assistance from families and friends first, those who still have difficulties may call the Social Welfare Bureau’s 24-hour hotline at 28261126 for assistance.

There are 12 self-paid stations (prior booking is required) in place to provide paper NAT report; their test results will be uploaded to the Macao Health Code for immigration purposes, and will be counted in the citywide NAT programme. Booking links: or or

The public are urged to undergo NAT sampling at nearby stations. Avoid using public transport for collective use. Maintain a distance of one metre when waiting for sampling and follow the staff’s instructions.

  1. Take a look at the up-to-date situation at NAT stations before going out for sampling

To optimize crowd management, the booking system for citywide NAT operates on the basis of sampling stations which enables accurate control of users; real-time waiting information (namely no. of sampling booths in each testing station, no. of people waiting, expected waiting time, and no. of bookings) at different stations will be disseminated once every 4 hours by diversified means.

Expected waiting time will be shown in three colours:

  1. Green colour indicates expected waiting time of less than 30 minutes
  2. Yellow colour indicates expected waiting time between 31 to 59 minutes
  3. Red colour indicates expected waiting time of 60 minutes or more.

The public are urged to book and take the test as soon as possible, take a look at the latest waiting situation before setting out for sampling, and adjust arrangement according to real-time situation.

  1. Arrangements for people with yellow or red codes

Yellow code holders (including infants and children born after 1 July 2019) should participate in the citywide NAT drive, and may get tested at the testing stations; yellow code holder may re-do NAT on the second day for compliance with the anti-epidemic requirements, but prior booking is still required.

Red code holders are required to take the test at designated sampling stations. If developing fever or other symptoms, medical attention should be sought by using an ambulance.

The Citywide NAT results of yellow code holders and key groups will also be counted towards the number of tests required by the health authorities, so it is not necessary to repeat the test.

  1. No exemption period, yellow code will be assigned to people who remain untested after the period

The 7th to 10th rounds of Citywide NAT do not have an exemption period. Individuals in Macao who remain untested after 18:00 on the second day of each round (i.e. 11, 13, 15 and 17 July) will be assigned a yellow health code. According to relevant regulations, yellow code holders are not allowed to enter public places, take public transport or leave the city; they will be taken by the police to a designated venue to undergo sampling, and will not be allowed to leave the venue until their test returns as negative. People who refuse to take the test will be subject to medical observation at designated venue for 14 days.

  1. Free distribution of antigen test kits and KN95 face masks

In round 8 of the Citywide NAT, each participating resident will be given 5 rapid antigen tests; in round 9, each resident will be given 10 pieces of KN95 face masks; and in round 10, each resident will be given 5 rapid antigen test kits.

For infants and children who are exempted from the citywide NAT, their parents or guardian may collect the materials on their behalf by presenting the Macao Health Code of the concerned infants and children for registration. Please remember to collect the materials as re-collection would not be available.

  1. Daily rapid antigen self-test

During the period from 10 July to 17 July, the public are required to take a rapid antigen self-test every day. Even for infants and children who are exempted to participate in the citywide NAT, they are advised to take the daily RAT during this period.

Before going to the NAT stations to get tested, the public must first perform a rapid antigen test (RAT) by themselves at home. If tested negative, go to the NAT station for sampling as scheduled. Upon entry into the NAT station, present a health code containing a RAT negative result or a photo showing a RAT negative result; otherwise, such entry would be denied.

If the RAT result is positive, regardless of whether you have fever, respiratory symptoms or other discomfort, you should call an ambulance (Tel: 119, 120 or 2857 2222) and reporting the result through Macao Health Code. The declarant and the co-living individuals must stay home and wait patiently for being transferred to the quarantine site by the designated ambulance. Relevant nucleic acid testing will be arranged for all of them by the authorities.

While waiting for transferal, the concerned residents are reminded to pay attention to the followings:

  1. Wear a mask properly, stay home and wait for transferal to quarantine station.
  2. Do not go out, and avoid taking public transport;
  3. While home, stay in an isolated room if possible. Avoid contact with people living together;
  4. Do not undergo testing at NAT station, including the Citywide NAT.
  1. Points to note

Individuals intending to receive a COVID-19 vaccine must complete the NATs first, and then wait for at least 24 hours before getting vaccinated.

List of citywide NAT sampling stations

from 09:00 on 10 July to 18:00 on 17 July 2022

  1. Opening hours of Caring Stations in each round: from 06:00 on the first day to 01:00 on the second day, and from 06:00 to 18:00 on the second day;
  2. Opening hours of the 11 General Stations without late night session in each round: from 09:00 on the first day to 01:00 on the second day, and from 07:00 to 18:00 on the second day.

Caring sampling stations

(walk-in service is available)



Community Services Building of the General Union of Neighbourhood Association of Macao

Avenida General Castelo Branco, Macau


Instituto Salesiano

Rua de S. Lourenço, n.º 16, Macau


Mong-Ha Sports Centre – 3/F

At the junction of Rua de Francisco Xavier Pereira and Avenida de Venceslau de Morais


Tap Seac Multisport Pavilion B

Rua de Ferreira do Amaral, Macau


Escola dos Moradores de Macau

Avenida da Longevidade, n.º 355, Macau


Olympic Sports Centre – Table Tennis Room

Avenida Olímpica, Taipa


Seac Pai Van Public School

Avenida Vale das Borboletas, Seac Pai Van, Lote CN6a, Coloane

General public sampling stations

(prior booking is required)


St. Joseph Secondary School 6

Estrada Marginal da Ilha Verde, n.º 14-17, Macau


Zheng Guanying Public School

Rua Marginal do Canal das Hortas, Macau


Macao Federation of Trade Unions Workers Stadium - Hall A, 1/F

Praça das Portas do Cerco, Macau


Keang Peng Middle School (Secondary Section)

Avenida do Hipódromo n.º 389, Macau


Sino-Portuguese Technical Professional School – Indoor Sports Hall

Rua 1 de Maio, Macau


Sheng Kung Hui Escola Choi Kou (Macau)

Avenida do Dr. Francisco Vieira Machado, no.266, Macau


Dom Bosco (Yuet Wah) Primary School

Estrada Ferreira do Amaral n.º 6, Macau


Mong-Ha Sports Centre -1/F

Junction between Rua de Francisco Xavier Pereira and Avenida de Venceslau de Morais


Kwong Tai Middle School

Rua de Fai Chi Kei, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Macau


Macau Workers’ Children School (Kindergarten Section)

Avenida Marginal do Lam mau, n.º 588, Macau


Women’s General Association of Macau Multi-Service Building

Rua da Barca n.º 27, Macau


Pui Ching Middle School

Avenida de Horta e Costa n.º 7, Macau


Tap Seac Multiport Pavilion A

Rua de Ferreira do Amaral, Macau


Colegio Mateu Ricci

Travessa de S. Paulo, n.o1-A


St. Joseph Secondary School 2

Rua da Prata, n.o1


Escola Estrela do Mar

Rua do Padre António, n.º 36


Olympic Sports Centre – Indoor Pavilion

Avenida Olímpica, Taipa


Pac On Ferry Terminal

Pac On Ferry Terminal


Parenting Education Centre of DSEDJ (Lago)

Estrada Coronel Nicolau de Mesquita, Edificío do Lago, zona A, 2° andar C


Academy of Public Security Forces

Rua da Pedra, Coloane


Seac Pai Van Family Support and Community Service Complex of the General Union of Macao Residents’ Associations

R/C, Block 5, Edifício de Ip Heng in Rua Dois de Ip Heng, Seac Pai Va, Coloane


Venetian Cotai Arena A, B and C

Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, s/n, Macau


Kiang Wu Hospital Auditorium

Rua de Coelho do Amaral


Qingmao Port

Qingmao Port, Macao


Macao Science and Technology University Hospital Stadium

Stadium in Block J of Macao Science and Technology University Hospital in Avenida Wai Long, Taipa


Macao Forum

Avenida de Marciano Baptista de Macau


Escola Cham Son de Macau

410 Rua Central da Areia Preta, Macau


Lok Yeung Day Care Centre for the Elderly of the General Union of Neighbourhood Associations of Macau

Rua do General Ivens Ferraz, no. 362, Edf. “Lok Ieong Fa Un”, Torre I e II, R/C, Macau


Sacred Heart Canossian College (English Section)

86 Avenida do Ouvidor Arriaga, Macau


Escola Tong Nam (Secondary Section)

5-7 Praça de Luís de Camões, Macau


MGM MACAU - Grand Ballroom

Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau

General public sampling stations

(no late night session, prior booking is required)


Ilha Verde Activity Centre

Rua Nova da Ilha Verde, Edifício do Bairro da Ilha Verde (Bloco III), 1 º andar, Macau


Patane Activity Centre

Avenida de Demétrio Cinatti, Complexo Municipal do Mercado do Patane, 9.º andar, Macau


Lam Kan Gallery of Macao Polytechnic University

Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes de Macau


Macao Cultural Centre

Avenida Xian Xing Hai s/n, Nape-Macau


Carmo Auditorium

Avenida de Carlos da Maia, Taipa


University of Macau

Avenida da Universidade da Taipa


Yee Hong Activity Centre of Macao Jiangmen Communal Society

Rua de Francisco Xavier Pereira, Habitação Social de Mong Ha-Edf. Mong In r/c A-F, Macau


Centro Medico Son Vo (Son Vo Medical Centre)

Praça das Orquídeas de Fai Chi Kei, Nos. 278 and 284 Chino Plaza, r/c, lojas N e T, Macau


Navy Yard No.1 and No. 2

Rua de S. Tiago da Barra, Macau


Sheng Kung Hui Taipa Youth and Family Integrated Service Centre

Rua do Regedor, R/C-2, Taipa


Hou Kong Middle School (Primary Section)

Rua deAfonsode Albuquerque,25-27

Self-paid sampling stations
(prior booking is required; result will be uploaded to Macao Health Code and paper report can be provided)


Kuok Kim Medical Centre (Macao)

Alameda Dr. Carlos D’Assumpção, Edifício Centro Comercial do Grupo Brilhantismo, 4.º andar


Nam Yue - FAOM (G/F, Macao Federation of Trade Unions Workers Stadium)

Praça das Portas do Cerco


Sands Casino

Sands Casino


MGM Macau

MGM Macau


Wynn Macau

Wynn Macau


StarWorld Hotel

StarWorld Hotel


Macau International Airport

Macau International Airport





Wynn Palace

Wynn Palace


MGM Cotai

MGM Cotai


Studio City Macau

Studio City Macau


Broadway Hotel

Broadway Hotel

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