License for Placement of Publicity Materials

Renewal of banners, posters and small flags


How to process

Documents to be submitted:
1. Application form (Format Mod. 018/DLA/DHAL) or letter;
2. Original or photocopy of the license;
3. Photocopy of Civil Liability Insurance Policy for the placement of publicity materials and advertising materials which is issued by a registered insurance company in Macao (except posters);
4. If the applicant is a natural person, a photocopy of the identification document of the signatory should be submitted;
5. If the applicant is a legal person, a photocopy of valid Business Registration Certificate (companies registered at the Commerce and Movable Property Registry of Macao are exempted from submission) or a photocopy of valid Certificate of Association and Foundation issued by the Identification Services Bureau is required to be submitted. The relevant application form is required to be signed by its legal representative and submitted with a photocopy of the identification document of the signatory of the application form;
6. If the applicant is not the hosting or co-hosting organization of the activity, an authorization letter signed by member(s) of the hosting or co-hosting organisation should be submitted. If the authorized person is a natural person, the signature need to be supported by photocopy of the identification document. If the authorized person is a legal person, a photocopy of valid Business Registration Certificate (companies registered at the Commerce and Movable Property Registry of Macao are exempted from submission) or a photocopy of valid Certificate of Association and Foundation issued by the Identification Services Bureau is required to be submitted, and the relevant signature(s) need to be supported by photocopy(ies) of the identification document(s) of the representative(s).


Locations for processing the procedure and office hours

Location:
1. Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, nos. 762-804, Edf. China Plaza, 2˚ andar, Macau;
2. Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 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 da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, no. 75K, 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. 
9. Centro de Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3.˚ andar, Taipa.

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


Fees

Application fee:
-Issue of a license valid for a period of 15 days or less than 15 days : MOP600.00
-For every square metre or part thereof : MOP20.00 

Note:
1. If it is confirmed that the activity is organised by a non-profit-making entity and the content is non-profit-making in nature, the Administration Committee of the IAM may exempt the mentioned fees;
2. If an advertisement of a cultural or charity activity merely lists the description, the name of the host organisation, the duration, the venue and time of the activity, the advertisement fee is exempted.
Form fee:
Not applicable
Stamp duty:
Banners and posters: 10% of the application fee
*Small flags: 10% of the license fee
Security deposit:
Not applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices List:
Not applicable


Time required for processing

Processing time: 6 working days after receiving all the necessary documents.


Remarks/ points to note for application

Important notes:
Banners:
1. The external area of the metallic frame for banners is 3 metres (length) x 0.8 metres (width) and the area of the publicity material must not exceed 2.86 metres (length) x 0.66 metres (width);
2. The banners must be mounted onto the metallic frames installed by IAM;
3. The banners must be made of durable material;
4. The banners must be fastened to the stainless steel bars located along the interior of the metallic frame with cable ties. It is forbidden to use metallic wire for fastening to avoid causing danger to pedestrians;
5. The licensee must observe the allowed installation period and remove the publicity material by the day following the expiry of the allowed installation period;
6. The IAM will make appropriate allocations of locations and quantity for applications for placement of publicity materials based on actual usage.

Posters:
1. Posters must be displayed on display boards of IAM, and only one poster can be displayed in each location;
2. Poster size must not exceed 1 square metre, with length not more than 1 metre and width not more than 0.9 metres;
3. The posters to be displayed should not cover existing ones;
4. On the 14th and 30th of each month, the existing materials on the display boards are removed by the cleaning company and this company is not responsible for verifying the authorized period for display of posters. In other words, all the posters are removed even if the authorized period for display of posters is not expired on the date of removal;
5. The licensee must observe the allowed installation period and remove the publicity material by the day following the expiry of the allowed installation period;
6. The IAM will make appropriate allocations of locations and quantity for applications for placement of publicity materials based on actual usage.

Small Flags:
1. At least one lamppost closest to the traffic light must be cleared to avoid blocking the vision of drivers;
2. It should be ensured that the flags are well-affixed onto the lampposts during the installation period;
3. Small flags should not exceed 1 square metre in size, with length not more than 2 metres and width not more than 0.5 metres;
4. Before installing the metallic rings, it is required to protect the lampposts with sponge-like materials to avoid damage to electroplated surface;
5. The distance in between the rear end of the flags and the surface of the road must be 3.5 metres. For traffic safety purpose, the projection point of the furthest edge of the flags facing the side of the road must remain within boundary line of the pedestrian walkways;
6. The licensee must observe the allowed installation period and remove the publicity material by the day following the expiry of the allowed installation period;
7. The IAM will make appropriate allocations of locations and quantity for applications for placement of publicity materials based on actual usage.

Location of placards for displaying posters and Important notes


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Content provider: Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM)

Last modified: 2019-03-18 04:08

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