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Licensing of Hawkers


How to process

Required Document:

  1. Photocopy of last year’s hawker license;
  2. 3 recent colour photos of size 1.5 inch; 
  3. 2 recent colour photos of the assistant in size 1.5 inch(to be submitted by those assistants being approved in the license).
  4. A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card; (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page)
  5. (only apply to license autorized assistant(s)) A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page).
  6. A legible photocopy of water, electricity or telephone bill (within the last six months) bearing the residential address of the applicant;

Documents to be presented:

Present the original valid Macao Permanent Resident Identity Card of the applicant.

Locations for processing the procedure and office hours


Submission of Documents for Renewal:

  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

Office hours:

  • Integrated Services Centre :
    Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
  • Public Services Centres :
    Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays


Application fee: Not Applicable

Form fee: Not Applicable

Stamp Duty: 10% of license fee

Deposit: Not Applicable

Fees, Charges and Prices List:
Fee:As prescribed in the “Fees, Charges and Price List of the IAM”
Charges and Prices

Time required for processing

Processing time: 10 working days after the submission of all required documents

Remarks/ points to note for application

Important note:

  • The application for renewal of hawker license should be processed during January to February of each year.
  • In accordance to Clause (2) of  Chief Executive Order No. 207/2021, applicants are exempted from payment of the fee for hawker license for year 2022.

Relevant standards or requirements

Only the license holders can apply for renewal.

Progress enquiry and obtaining result of service

Consultation of progress:

Method of collecting documents of the final decision: in person

Content provider: Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM)

Last modified: 2022-01-06 17:39

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