Employment Agency Administrative Licence

Application for Renewal

How to Apply

Time limit for application: Licensees who intend to continue to operate their business after the expiry of their licences are required to file an application within 60 days before the expiry.

Application Procedures and Required Documents:

The licensee can visit the application location or submit relevant documents by post.

  1. The licensee should write an application letter, containing: name of the employment agency, declaration to apply for licence renewal, signature or stamp of the licensee, and application date.
  2. If the place of origin of the employment agency’s recruitment of non-resident workers includes Vietnam, the renewed certificate of qualification in providing labour exportation services recognized by the government of Vietnam or a notarized copy of such document must be submitted.
  3. Other documents or additional information that DSAL may request for analyzing the application.

Application Location and Office Hours

Address: Avenida do Dr. Francisco Vieira Machado, nos. 221 a 279, Edifício Advance Plaza, 1st floor of the Labour Affairs Bureau, Macau

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 09:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:45
Friday: 09:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:30

Appointment Booking Service for Enquiries About Employment Agency Licence


MOP10,000 paid through a crossed cheque or a cashier order to “Fundo de Segurança Social”.

Application Processing Time

60 Days

Application Status Enquiry and Result Collection

Status Enquiry: Please check the application status by using the Macao Government Service Mobile Application or the Macao SAR Government Portal (the applicant has to apply for an Online Account for Public Service in advance).  Online Account for Public Service

Method of Result Collection: In person

The following documents must be submitted at the same time:

  1. Crossed cheque or cashier order for the payment of relevant fee

Content provider: Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL)

Last modified: 2018-07-13 12:01

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