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Registration of periodicals

First-time application

How to apply

Application procedure and required supporting document


Applicant must submit in person the following supporting documents to the Government Information Bureau:

  1. A properly filled “Application Form for Periodical Registration”;
  2. Please specify if the publication has a name in other languages, e.g. Chinese or Portuguese;
  3. Please fill in the director’s name; and submit an appointment letter – co-signed by appointer and appointee –and a photocopy of the director’s MSAR Identity Card;
  4. Please fill in the deputy director’s name (if any); submit an appointment letter – co-signed by appointer and appointee –and a photocopy of the deputy director’s MSAR Identity Card;
  5. Please specify registration number of proprietary entity granted previously, if any;
  6. Registration of periodicals must be filed by a managing person designated to represent the proprietor; in the case of an individual entrepreneur with sole proprietorship, then application must be submitted by the proprietor himself/herself. Firms or organisations must provide notarised signatures;
  7. The application form can be downloaded online or obtained in person from the Government Information Bureau office.

Address and office hours

Submit in person to the Information Department of the Government Information Bureau

Address: Avenida da Praia Grande, nos. 762-804, Edif. China Plaza, 15.º andar, Macau

Office hours:

Mondays to Thursdays:  9am to 1pm; 2.30pm to 5.45pm

Fridays: 9am to 1pm; 2.30pm to 5.30pm



Free of charge


Processing time

Application will be processed within 10 working days, counting from the day following receipt of a filled application form and other required documents. Results will be sent by mail.

Content provider: Government Information Bureau (GCS)

Last modified: 2022-05-10 12:19

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