Acknowledge receipt of the application for license of financial institution/fund

Acknowledge receipt of the application for license of financial institution/fund – Banking Supervision

Application procedures

Types of financial institutions:

1. Credit Institutions (including Banks)

2. Finance Companies

3. Financial Leasing Companies

4. Financial Intermediaries and Other Financial Institutions

5. Money Changers (including Money Exchange Counters)

6. Cash Remittance Companies

7. Payment Services Institutions


Upon receiving an application for establishment of a financial institution/fund (excluding private pension funds and foreign investment funds), a confirmation acknowledging receipt will be issued to the applicant by Banking Supervision Department.

Service location and office hours

Calçada do Gaio, No. 24-26, Macau

Monetary Authority of Macao

Banking Supervision Department

Monday to Thursday, 9 am to 1 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Friday, 9 am to 1 pm, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm


Phone: (853) 2856 8856

Fax: (853) 2830 1132




Free of charge.

Regulations and requirements

Please refer to the links below:


Guidance for Licensing Application


Licensing Application for Payment Services Institutions

Content provider: Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM)

Last modified: 2019-10-25 18:09

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