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Employment Agency Activity Licence

Branch Licence Application

How to Apply

Establishment and Requirements of a Branch:

1.      The same type of activity as that of the head office of the employment agency;

2.      The business premise shall meet the legal requirements and identical name of the business premise shall be adopted, marked with “branch.”

Application Procedures and Required Documents:

1.      The “Employment Agency Activity Licence and Branch Licence Application Form” duly completed (the form can be obtained from the Labour Affairs Bureau or downloaded from its website);

2.      A written report on the real estate registry of business premise to be used.

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 activity licence


MOP15,000.00  (The fees shall be calculated according to the proportion of the licence period; in addition, the fees must be paid in the form of bills; both a bank crossed cheque and a cashier’s order are acceptable, which shall be payable to “Fundo de Segurança Social” (the Social Security Fund)).

Application Processing Time

30 days (upon receipt of all necessary documents)

Remarks/Notes for Application

The validity period of a branch licence shall be identical to that of the employment agency activity licence.

The renewal of the branch licence shall be solicited, accompanying the renewal application of the employment agency activity licence.

Service Result Collection

Methods of Service Result Collection: In person, by post or download the digital licence through the Common Access to Public Services of the Macao SAR (Entity) electronic platform.

Presenting the identity card and payment of fee are required during collection (only the fee-charging employment agencies are required to pay the fees).

Content provider: Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL)

Last modified: 2021-10-21 17:32

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