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Licensing of Hawkers

First-time Application

How to process

Required Document:

  1. Complete the application form (016/DV/DIS) which can be obtained in IAM’s Integrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres free of charge or downloaded from IAM’s website.
  2. A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card (to be affixed onto the application form)

Documents to be presented: Not Applicable

Locations for processing the procedure and office hours


Submission of Documents:

  1. Integrated Services Centre : Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
  2. Northern District Public Services Centre : 
                 Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Centro de Serviços da RAEM, Macau
    – Toi San Station :
                Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Nº 127 & 129, D. Julieta Nobre da Carvalho Building, Block B, G/F, Macau;
    – Fai Chi Kei Station :
               Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Edf. Fai Tat, Bloco II, r/c, lojas G e H;
  3. Central District Public Services Centre :
               Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau
    – S. Lourenço Station : Rua de João Lecaros, Municipal Market Complex of S. Lourenço 4/F, Macau;
  4. Islands District Public Services Centre: 
             Rua de Coimbra N°225,  3° andar, Centro de Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas, Taipa;
    – Seac Pai Van Station :  Avenida de Vale das Borboletas, Seac Pai Van Community Complex, 6/F, Coloane
  5. Document and Archive Centre : Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Nº 163, G/F;

Office hours:

  • Integrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
    Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
  • Document and Archive Centre:
    Mondays to Thursdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 2:30 pm – 5:45 pm
    Fridays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Application fee: Not Applicable

Form fee: Not Applicable

Stamp Duty: Not Applicable

Deposit: Not Applicable

Fees, Charges and Prices List: Not Applicable

Time required for processing

Processing time:

  1. Application Period: throughout the entire month of January, April, July and October;
  2. Result of Application: to be announced before or on the 26th of the month following the application period

Remarks/ points to note for application

Important note: Applicants can have access to the regulations governing the application and “Notes for Successful Applicants” through the notice board of Centro de Serviços, Centros de Prestação de Serviços ao Público, the Department of Health and Supervision Inspection and Control and via IAM’s website.

Relevant standards or requirements

Holders of valid Resident Identity Card of MSAR who are aged from 18 are eligible applicants.or hold a valid hawker licence

Progress enquiry and obtaining result of service

Consultation of progress:During the relative period, applicants can obtain the result on the notice board of Centro de Serviços, Centros de Prestação de Serviços ao Público, the Department of Health and Supervision Inspection and Control and via IAM’s website.
Method of collecting documents of the final decision:

Content provider: Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM)

Last modified: 2022-01-06 17:39

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