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Employment Registration


Application Approach

Application Approach

  1. Apply by “Online employment service” (only available in Chinese)
  2. Applicants can visit one of the application locations to submit
  3. Submit the registration form at the service counters of those departments during office hours : Financial Services Bureau, the Macao Economic Services, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute. For more details, please refer to Guidance notes on employment registration.

Required Document

Required Document : Completed “Job-Seeking Registration Form”(Forms can be downloaded from DSAL’s website , received by fax upon request by calling (+853) 2840 0333 or obtained from any Application Location in person)

Document must be presented : Original of Macao resident identity card

Application location and service hours

Application location

Labour Affairs Bureau – Head Office:
Avenida do Dr. Francisco Vieira Machado 221-279, Edf. Advance Plaza, G/F, Macau

Labour Affairs Bureau – Long Cheng Service Centre:
Avenida do Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues nos 614A-640, Edifício “Long Cheng”, 9º andar, Macau (entrance at Rua de Goa nº 105)

Labour Affairs Bureau – Vocational Training Centre
Istmo de Ferreira do Amaral, nº 101 – 105A, Edifício Industrial Tai Peng, 1.ª Fase , R/C, Macau

Macao Government Services Centre:
Rua Nova da Areia Preta 52, Macau

Macao Government Services Centre in Islands:
Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3/F, Taipa

Central District Public Services Centre:
Rotunda de Carlos da Maia 5&7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3/F

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

Service hours

Labour Affairs Bureau – Head Office, Labour Affairs Bureau – Long Cheng Service Centre, Labour Affairs Bureau – Vocational Training Centre:
Monday to Thursday: 09:00-13:00; 14:30-17:45
Friday: 09:00-13:00; 14:30-17:30

Opening Hours of Macao Government Services Centre, Macao Government Services Centre in Islands and Central District Public Services Centre:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Opening Hours of Islands District Public Services Centre – Seac Pai Van Station:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.



Quality Criteria

Services – Performance Pledge

  1. Application procedure enquiry in person— within 15 minutes(Only applicable to the application handled at Labour Affairs Bureau – Head Office).
  2. Employment registration — within 15 minutes (Only applicable to the application handled at Labour Affairs Bureau – Head Office).


  1. Applicants can search suitable jobs by visiting DSAL website for “Job matching“(only available in Chinese);
  2. Employment registration is valid for 4 months, can be renewed within 15 days prior to expiration. Applicant can visit our website for renewal online, contact DSAL at (+853) 2872 2108 or visit any application locations for renewal procedure; otherwise such registration will be considered invalid upon expiry, then a new registration must be applied again.

Content provider: Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL)

Last modified: 2024-01-08 12:26

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