Migration, residency

Authorization to Enter and Stay


Service Coverage

Visitors who are not exempted from a visa or entry permit and do not wish to apply for an entry permit (aka “visa-upon-arrival”) at the moment they arrive at Macao may appoint a representative to apply to the Immigration Department in advance for “Authorization to Enter and Stay” if no Chinese consulate/embassy or diplomatic representation is located at their place of residence for pre-arrival visa application.

Target Groups and Application Eligibility

Visitors who are not exempted from a visa or entry permit.

Service Result

Immigration Department grants “Authorization to Enter and Stay” to the applicant

Inquiry Approach

Service Provider: Public Security Police Force – Foreigners Subdivision of the Immigration Department

Contact Address: Immigration Department Office Building, Travessa Um do Cais de Pac On, Taipa

Tel: (853) 2872 5488

Fax: (853) 8897 0300

Email: sminfo@fsm.gov.mo

Website: http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp

Content provider: Public Security Police Force (CPSP)

Last modified: 2018-03-23 10:19

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