Application of Macao SAR Resident Identity Card ( BIR )

Certificate of Residence for Foreign Use


How to Apply

  • Applicable to Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR) holders
  • Please submit one photocopy of applicant’s BIR and a completed application form. If the applicant is under the age of 18, one of the parents must sign on the form.

Remarks/ Notes for Application

  • Reason for application must be stated.
  • Application can be made by an authorized person by presenting the original and photocopy of the applicant’s identity card if the applicant cannot apply in person.
  • Applicant should sign the applicant’s form as on applicant’s Macau SAR Resident Identity Card.

Service Location and Office Hours

Identification Services Bureau

  • Headquarter
    Address: Avenida da Praia Grande, nº804, Edificio “China Plaza”, 1º andar, Macau
    Office hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 18:00 (Closed on Saturday, Sunday and government holidays)
  • Macao Government Services Centre
    Address: Rua Nova da Areia Preta n.º 52, Macau
    Office hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 18:00 (Closed on Saturday, Sunday and government holidays)
  • Macao Government Services Centre in Islands
    Address: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3.º andar, Taipa
    Office hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 18:00 (Closed on Saturday, Sunday and government holidays)

Fees and Payment Methods

Fees:

MOP 30.00

Payment Method:

Headquarter (China Plaza), Macao Government Services Centre and Macao Government Services Centre in Islands: Cash, credit card, Union Pay “QuickPass”, debit card, Macau Pass and MPay are accepted for payment.


Processing Time

2 working days from the following day after this bureau has received the application and all necessary documents.  (Performance Pledge)


Progress Enquiry and Service Results Collection

Progress enquiry:

Enquiry on the application progress

Collection Methods of service results:

  1. In person
  2. By authorized person
  • The applicant can endorse the application receipt and sign according to the valid identification document in order to authorize a representative to collect the document on behalf of the applicant (if applicant is under the age of 18, his/her legal representative is the one to endorse the application receipt).
  • The authorized representative should present his/her original valid identification document and the photocopy of applicant’s identification document for verification.

For details of document collection procedure, please visit electronic document collection process.


Content provider: Identification Services Bureau (DSI)

Last modified: 2019-07-08 17:51

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