Registration of Association and Foundation

Certificate of the Leadership Structure of Established Association or Foundation


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.)

Target Applicants

a. Member of the leadership structure of the association or foundation

b. Representative authorized by the president or director of the association or foundation

Certificate Content

Registration number, name of association or foundation, the first publication date in the Official Gazette, date of general assembly and the leadership structure.

Application Methods

Application Formalities and Required Documents

Application Methods

Application made at the DSI Counter

Online application for “Same-day Issuance of Certificate of Association and Foundation

Application make through “Online Management System of Association and Foundation

Required Documents or Procedures
  1. A completed Application Form of Certificate of Association and Foundation (affixed with the stamp of the association or foundation);
  2. A photocopy of the applicant’s valid identity document;
  3. A power of attorney is required if the applicant is not a member of the leadership structure;
  4. The original general assembly minutes of the election of members of leadership structure for verification purpose (The aforesaid minutes are exempted if they have been submitted to DSI before.)
  5. A photocopy of valid identity documents of every member of the leadership structure.

Application shall be lodged according to the online application procedure.

(Only applicable to associations and foundations which have applied for the latest Certificate of the Leadership Structure.)

Application shall be lodged according to the online application procedure.

(Only applicable to the president, director, or authorized representative of the association or foundation.)

Processing Time

12 working days
(Note: counting from the following working day upon the receipt of all required documents)

Please refer to the table below

3 working days
(Note: counting from the following working day upon the confirmation of the newly registered member list of the leadership structure)

 

The processing time of online application for “Same-day Issuance of Certificate of Association and Foundation” may vary according to the collection location.

Time of application

Collection location

The Identification Services Bureau
(1st floor, China Plaza)
The Macao Government Services Centre in Areia Preta
(Zone R, 2nd floor)
The Macao Government Services Centre in Islands
(Zone D, 3rd floor)

09:00~10:15

13:30

13:30

10:16~13:00

17:00

17:45

13:01~14:30

13:30 on the following working day

14:31~16:00

17:45

After 16:00

13:30 on the following working day


Remarks/ Notes for Application


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

MOP15.00, extra MOP5.00 for each additional page
(Note: Administrative Public Welfare Legal Person is exempt from the fees and charges)

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

Application at DSI counter

  • 12 working days(Performance Pledge)
    (Note: counting from the following working day upon the receipt of completed application form and all required documents.)

Online application for “Same-day Issuance of Certificate of Association and Foundation”

  • Same day issuance. The processing time of online application for “Same-day Issuance of Certificate of Association and Foundation” may vary according to the collection location. Please refer to the table below
Time of application

Collection location

The Identification Services Bureau
(1st floor, China Plaza)
The Macao Government Services Centre in Areia Preta
(Zone R, 2nd floor)
The Macao Government Services Centre in Islands
(Zone D, 3rd floor)

09:00~10:15

13:30

13:30

10:16~13:00

17:00

17:45

13:01~14:30

13:30 on the following working day

14:31~16:00

17:45

After 16:00

13:30 on the following working day

Application make through “Online Management System of Association and Foundation”

  • 3 working days
    (Note: counting from the following working day upon the confirmation of the newly registered member list of the leadership structure)

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 application receipt and the original copy of the authorized representative’s valid identity document should be presented.)

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


Content provider: Identification Services Bureau (DSI)

Last modified: 2020-01-20 16:08

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