Criminal Record

Certificate of Special Record for Minors – apply in person or by others


How to Apply

Application Constraints

If applicant is over the age of 21, the Identification Services Bureau (DSI) is not allowed to issue his/ her Certificate of Special Record for Minors. (Article 29 of Decree-Law No. 27/96/M)

Application Procedures and Documents Required

A number tag is required 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). Also, the usage of the Certificate of Criminal Record (Please refer to the list of usages) should be provided when lodging the application.

(1) If applicant is under the age of 16 , application must be submitted by his/her legal representative (parents or guardian), please submit the followings:

  •  Photocopy of the applicant’s Macao SAR Resident Identity Card; for non-BIR holders, photocopy of applicant’s valid travel document or a valid document for entering Macao; and documentary proof of the connection between the applicant and Macao, such as Residence Permit, proof of schooling or proof of application for residing in Macao (e.g. a notice of Residence Permit issued by the Public Security Police Force or a notice of submitting the Certificate of Criminal Record issued by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute and so on);
  • For non-BIR holders: an original complete set of applicant’s fingerprint impressions (Form for fingerprint – Boletim Dactiloscópico destinado ao pedido do certificado de registo criminal);
  •  Original identity document of applicant’s legal representative.

(2) If applicant is or over the age of 16:

  • (a) Application made in person
    Please present the original Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR); for non-BIR holders, please present the photocopy of applicant’s valid travel document or valid document for entering Macao and documentary proof of the connection between the applicant and Macao.
  • (b)  Applications made by applicant’s parents or spouse, please submit the followings:
    • Photocopy of applicant’s Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR); for non-BIR holders: photocopy of applicant’s valid travel document or valid document for entering Macao and documentary proof of the connection between the applicant and Macao;
    • For non-BIR holders: an original complete set of applicant’s fingerprint impressions (Form for fingerprint – Boletim Dactiloscópico destinado ao pedido do certificado de registo criminal);
    • Original identity document of applicant’s direct relative;
    • Documentary proof of the kinship (if the relevant data is not archived at Identification Services Bureau);
    • Documentary proof of why the applicant cannot apply in person, such as medical record.
  • (c) Application made by authorized person
    • Declaration (Samples can be obtained at DSI or from DSI website <www.dsi.gov.mo>) (Authorization  for Certificate of Criminal Record Application) Any amendments, defacements or deletions made on the declaration should be affirmed by the declarant with a signature aside, and the signature should be identical with that on the identification document;
    • Photocopy of the applicant’s Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR); for non-BIR holders: photocopy of applicant’s valid travel document or valid document for entering Macao and documentary proof of the connection between the applicant and Macao;
    • For non-BIR holders: an original complete set of applicant’s fingerprint impressions (Form for fingerprint – Boletim Dactiloscópico destinado ao pedido do certificado de registo criminal);
    • Original identity document of the authorized person.

Service Location and Office Hours

Identification Services Bureau

  • Headquater
    Address: Avenida da Praia Grande, nº804, Edificio “China Plaza”, 1º andar, Macau (Main Hall)
    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:

  • Standard Service: MOP50.00
  • Express Service: MOP150.00
  • Applicants who are lack of financial capability due to following conditions can apply for exemption of application fees:

Payment Methods:

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

  • Normal application: 5 working days (Performance Pledge)
  • Urgent application: 2 working days (Performance Pledge)

Notes: Counting from the following day after DSI received all necessary documents, not including the processing time of postal.


Remarks/ Notes for Application

The Certificate of Special Record for Minors is valid for 90 days from the date of issue.


Progress Enquiry and Service Results Collection

Progress enquiry:

Online enquiry on application status

Collection Methods of service results:

  1.  In person
  2.  Applicant / Legal representative can authorize others to collect:
  • The applicant/ legal representative 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.
  • The authorized representative should present his/her original valid identification document and the photocopy of applicant’s identification document for verification when collecting the certificate.

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


Content provider: Identification Services Bureau (DSI)

Last modified: 2019-10-18 11:14

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