Application of Macao SAR Resident Identity Card ( BIR )

Certificate of Personal Data


How to Apply

Application at counter (applicants are required to obtain a number tag in advance. For the methods to obtain the tag number, please refer to “Methods to Obtain Tag Number and Appointment” of the website of the Identification Services Bureau(DSI).

  • Applicable to Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR) holders
  • Applicants who are not holding the electronic Macao SAR Resident Identity Card can submit one 1.5” colour photo if necessary.

Application via self-service kiosks* (Number tag is not required):

  • Aged 18 or above
  • Holding a Macao SAR Resident Identity Card

*Notes:  The self-service kiosks are not applicable to applicants under the following conditions.  They are required to obtain a number tag and lodge their applications at traditional service counters.

  1. Macao SAR Resident Identity Card is expired
  2. Renewing Macao SAR Resident Identity Card
  3. Persons who are modifying personal data (such as data on card face, marital status, parents’ names etc)
  4. An interdicted or quasi-interdicted person

Online Services

Please visit Online Services of the Identification Services Bureau


Remarks/ Notes for Application

  • Application can be made by an authorized person by presenting the original and photocopy of applicant’s identity card if applicant cannot apply in person.
  • Applicant should sign the application form as on the applicant’s identity card. (Forms Download- Requerimento do certificado).
  • For applicants who are holding the electronic Macao SAR Resident Identity Card, DSI will print the facial image of the applicant on the Certificate of Personal Data. Applicants do not need to submit a photograph for the application (Download – Sample of the Certificate). For applicants who are not holding the electronic Macao SAR Resident Identity Card, DSI will attach the photograph on the Certificate of Personal Data upon the request of the applicant.

Service Location and Office Hours

Application at counter

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)

Application via self-service kiosks

Please visit Self-services of the Identification Services Bureau


Fees and Payment Methods

Fees:

MOP 15.00

Payment Methods:

Application at counter

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.

Application via self-service kiosks

Please visit Self-service Application for Certificate of Personal Data


Processing Time

  • 5 working days (Performance Pledge)
    (The processing time is counted from the following day after this bureau receiving the application form which is duly filled out and all required documents)
  • Applicants who lodge the application online or with the self-service kiosk can collect their certificate according to the following schedule:
    • Collection location: The Identification Services Bureau on the 1st floor of the China Plaza
    • Collection location: Area R on the 2nd floor of Macao Government Services Centre in Areia Preta and Area D on the 3rd floor of Macao Government Services Centre in Islands

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 17:53

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