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License for Outdoor Cafes


How to process

Required Document:

1. Application letter;

2. If the license holder is a natural person, he or she should submit a legible photocopy of identity document(s)

3. If the license holder is a legal entity, a photocopy of valid Business Registration Certificate (companies registered at the Commerce and Movable Property Registry of Macao are exempted from submission)  is required to be submitted, together with a legible photocopy of the identity document of the legal representative(s) of the company. A legible photocopy of the company’s document of incorporation or of the company’s incorporation document which has been published in the “Official Gazette of Macao SAR” if the document of incorporation has been signed for less than 15 days.

Document to be produced: The original / notarised copy of the identity document which bears the signature of the applicant or the legitimate representative.

Locations for processing the procedure and office hours


Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, n.os  762-804, Edifício China Plaza , 2.o andar, Macau;

Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, n.o 52, Centro de Serviços da RAEM, Macau;

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;

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;

Central District Public Services Centre: Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, n.os 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3.o andar, Macau;

Central District Public Services Centre – S. Lourenço Station: Rua de João Lecaros, Complexo Municipal do Mercado de S. Lourenço, 4.o andar, Macau;

Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3.˚ andar, Centro de Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas, Taipa;

Islands District Public Services Centre – Seac Pai Van Station: Avenida de Vale das Borboletas, Seac Pai Van Community Complex, 6.o andar, Coloane.

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


Application fee: Not Applicable
Stamp Duty: Not Applicable
Deposit: Not Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices List: Not Applicable

Time required for processing

Processing time: Ten working days, counting from the day all the required application documents have been submitted.

Remarks/ points to note for application

Important note:
1. The person concerned may apply in person or authorise a representative to make the application.
2. The delivery of additional required document(s) could affect the time taken for the examination and approval of the application.

Progress enquiry and obtaining result of service


Documents which are required to be produced or submitted during collection of the service result

Collection of license in person at public services centres

Identification document is to be produced:

If the license holder collects the license in person, he or she is required to produce his or her original identification document; a legal person (company) is required to produce the original identification document of the person concerned in accordance with the signature on the business registration certificate for collection.

– If the license is to be collected by a representative, any one of the following documents is to be produced for collection.

A. The original / notarised copy of the identification document of the license holder and the original of the identification document of the representative are required to be produced.

B. If the representative holds a valid authorisation letter, he or she is required to produce the original authorisation letter and his or her original identification document.

Content provider: Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM)

Last modified: 2021-09-30 21:02

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