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Application for Macao SAR Resident Identity Card ( BIR )

Certificate of Kinship


How to Apply

  • Applicable to Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR) holders
  • Please submit one photocopy of the applicant’s and the kin’s BIR.

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).

Applicants can lodge the application at DSI counters in person or by a delegate. When lodging application by a delegate, it is required to submit an application form which is signed by the applicant according to the signature on the applicant’s Macao SAR Resident Identity Card, as well as the original Macao SAR Resident Identity Card of the applicant and its photocopy. (Application form can be downloaded here)

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

Applicant Eligibilities:

– Holder of Macao SAR Permanent Resident Card or a Macao SAR or Macao SAR Non-permanent Resident Identity Card;
– Aged 18 or above.

Please click here for the location of kiosks

Applicable relationship:
Applicants can use self-service kiosk to apply for the Certificate of Kinship related to their parents, children, spouse, brother and sister, grandparents and grandchildren (hereinafter referred as “persons concerned”)

Required Documents:
When lodging application, the applicant has to follow system instructions to operate and insert the Macao Special Administrative Region Resident Identity Card of the persons concerned. Up to eight persons concerned can be provided in the same application.

Please note that:
The self-service kiosks are not applicable to applicants under the following conditions. They are required to obtain a number tag and lodge the application at service counters.

  1. The Macao SAR Resident Identity Card expired;
  2. The Macao Resident Identity Card is being renewed;
  3. Persons who are modifying personal data (such as data on the identity card face, marital status, parents’ names etc);
  4. An interdicted or quasi-interdicted person;
  5. The relationship information does not exist in the applicant’s Macao resident identity record.

 


Remarks/ Notes for Application

If the information about the relationship between the applicant and the applicant’s parents, children or spouse does not exist in the applicant’s Macao SAR Resident Identity Card record, they can apply for kinship verification to DSI before lodging the application for the Certificate of Kinship with the self-service kiosks. Details of the kinship verification service can be found at www.dsi.gov.mo/QAndA_e.jsp#CH7.


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:

MOP15.00 for first page, and MOP5.00 for each additional page.

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 Kinship


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)
  • Eligible persons can lodge the application with the original Macao SAR Resident Identity Card of the applicant and the persons concerned at self-service kiosks, and collect the certificate according to the following schedule:

Collection location: The Identification Services Bureau on the 1st floor of the China Plaza

Time of Application

Time of Certificate Collection

09:00~10:15

13:30

10:15~14:30

17:00

14:30~16:00

17:45

If the application is lodged after 16:00, the certificate will be collected at 13:30 on the following working day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collection location: Area R on the 2nd floor of the Macao Government Services Centre in Areia Preta and Area D on the 3rd floor of the Macao Government Services Centre in Islands

Time of Application

Time of Certificate Collection

09:00~10:15

13:30

10:15~13:00

17:45

If the application is lodged after 13:00, the certificate will be collected at 13:30 on the following working day.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Progress Enquiry and Service Results Collection

Progress enquiry:

DSI-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: 2021-09-23 14:58

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