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Inspection for Imported Endangered Wild Animals


How to process

Required Document:
1. Legible photocopy of Import License issued by the Economic and Technological Development Bureau;
2. Legible photocopy of Certificate of Endangered Animal Species issued by the Economic and Technological Development Bureau;
3a. Legible photocopy of identity document(s);
3b. Legible photocopy of Registration for Operation of Foreign Trade issued by the Economic and Technological Development Bureau.

Documents to be presented:
Not Applicable

Locations for processing the procedure and office hours

1. Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, n.os 762-804, Edifício China Plaza, 2.º andar, Macau
2. Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, n.º 52, Centro de Serviços da RAEM, Macau
3. Northern District Public Services Centre – Toi San Station: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, n.º 127, Edifício D.ª Julieta Nobre de Carvalho, Bloco B, R/C, Macau
4. Northern District Public Services Centre – Fai Chi Kei Station: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social de Fai Chi Kei, Edifício Fai Tat, Bloco II, R/C, Lojas G e H, Macau
5. Central District Public Services Centre: Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, n.os 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3.˚ andar, Macau
6. Central District Public Services Centre – S. Lourenço Station: Rua de João Lecaros, Complexo Municipal do Mercado de S. Lourenço, 4.˚ andar, Macau      
7. Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3.˚ andar, Centro de Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas, Taipa
8. Islands District Public Services Centre – Seac Pai Van Station: Avenida de Vale das Borboletas, Complexo Comunitário de Seac Pai Van, 6.˚ andar, Coloane

Office hours:
Integrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)


Application fee:
Inspection Fee:
1. Any species of birds (every 50 birds): Mop 30.00
2. Other live animals (every 50 animals): Mop 80.00

Form fee:
Not Applicable

Stamp Duty:
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Fees, Charges and Prices List:
Not Applicable

Time required for processing

Processing time: 3 working days

Remarks/ points to note for application

Important note:
1. As the Economic and Technological Development Bureau is in charge of the licensing of import of endangered wild animals, applicants should file their application to the Economic and Technological Development Bureau;
2. All imported live animals are required to undergo health inspection;
3. Upon issue of the respective license by the Economic and Technological Development Bureau, the applicants have to inform IAM in advance about the date and time of arrival of the imported endangered wild animal(s) for IAM to make necessary arrangements for its/their inspection upon entry. If the applicants fail to do so, it shall delay the respective inspection of the animal(s) at the entry port;
4. Upon arrival at the entry port, the imported animal(s) are required to undergo health inspection conducted by the veterinarian of IAM. If the health condition of the imported animal(s) fail to fulfill the entry requirements stipulated by IAM, the animal(s) shall be seized and undergo further health inspection;
5. Besides the payable license fee for import of live animals, the applicants are required to pay for the food, accomodation and inspection fee of the seized animal(s) during its/their quarantine period;
6. The applicants need to ask for the entry requirements of health condition of the import animal(s) during the application;
7. Upon arrival of the animal(s), the applicants need to present the certificate which fulfils the entry requirements of health stipulated by IAM and was issued by the government of the country of origin.

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Last modified: 2021-09-30 21:02

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