Migration, residency

Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card (“Non-resident Worker’s Card” for short)

Introduction

Service coverage
To issue, renew, reissue, replace and cancel “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card” (“Non-resident Worker’s Card” for short) for non-residents who are employed by Macao employers with valid “employment authorization” (“non-resident workers” for short) and non-residents who engage in activities for their own benefits in Macao (“self-employed” for short).

  • Application for ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’

Target Groups and Application Eligibility

Target People

  1. Issue
    “Non-resident workers”, their employers and the “self-employed”.
  2. Renewal (including Reposition)
    1. Renewal: Individuals who need to renew their “Non-resident Worker’s Card” accordingly after the “employment authorization” (or “work authorization” granted to the “self-employed”) is renewed.
    2. Reposition: Individuals who need to extend their “Non-resident Worker’s Card” accordingly after renewal of their identification document because their “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires earlier than the “employment authorization” (or “work authorization” granted to the “self-employed”) as a result of the early expiry of their identification document.
  3. Reissue / Replacement
    1. Reissue: Individuals who need to apply for reissue of the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” because it is damaged, lost, stolen or plundered. [Note: non-resident workers are able to report the loss of Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card in the executing subdivision.]
    2. Replacement: Individuals who need to apply for replacement of the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” because there is a change in the information of the Card (including approved transfer to another employing entity).
  4. Cancellation
    Same as point 1..

Requirement

  1. Issue:
    1. Employers possessing valid “employment authorization”;
    2. “Non-resident workers” and the “self-employed” meeting the stipulation relevant to the system of entry, stay and residence authorization in Macao (e.g. 1. in possession of a valid passport/travel document/identification document for entry to and departure from Macao; and 2. not in a lawfully restricted status).
  2. Renewal (including Reposition):
    1. Employers possessing valid renewed “employment authorization”;
    2. Same as Point 1.2..
  3. Reissue & Replacement:
    Same as Point. 1.1-1.2..
  4. Cancellation
    No relevant stipulation.

Service result

  1. Issue: Immigration Department grants ‘Non-resident Worker’s Authorization to Stay’ to ‘non-resident worker’.
  2. Renewal (including Reposition):
    1. Renewal: Immigration Department renews ‘Non-resident Worker’s Authorization to Stay’ for ‘non-resident worker’.
    2. Reposition: Immigration Department extends ‘Non-resident Worker’s Authorization to Stay’ for ‘non-resident worker’.
  3. Reissue: Immigration Department reissues ‘Non-resident Worker’s Authorization to Stay’ to non-resident worker.
  4. Replacement: Immigration Department updates relevant information for non-resident worker.
  5. Cancellation: Immigration Department cancels ‘Non-resident Worker’s Authorization to Stay’.
  • Certificate of application

Target Groups and Application Eligibility

  1. Statement to prove the applicant is in application procedure: Persons who are making an application to the Immigration Department and have a dossier opened.
  2. Certificate to prove the document is copied from the applicant’s dossier: Persons who have made or are making an application to the Immigration Department and have a dossier opened.
  3. Certificate of limit of stay granted in “Authorization to Stay”: For persons who need this certificate to prove to a public department or private organization in Macao that they are granted valid “Authorization to Stay” by the relevant unit of our Department.
  4. Other certificates issued based on information in dossier: Persons who have made or are making an application to the Immigration Department and have a dossier opened.

Service result
Immigration Department issues relevant certificate to applicant.

  • Change of Personal Information

Target Groups and Application Eligibility
Persons who need to change the personal information (e.g. their name, parent’s name, date of birth, marital status, etc.) registered at the Immigration Department may make an application for change to the Subdivision which processes their stay authorization.

Service result
Non-resident Workers Subdivision amends identification information for applicant.


Enquiry Methods

Service Provider: Public Security Police Force – Non-resident Workers Subdivision of the Immigration Department
Application Location: Immigration Department Office Building, Travessa Um do Cais de Pac On, Taipa, Macao
Tel: (853) 2872 5488 (hotline,
Fax: (853) 8897 0300
Email: sminfo@fsm.gov.mo
Website: http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/main.html
Online:

  1. Inquiry System of Progress of Application for “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” in the Preliminary and Initial Examination Phases (Applicable to non-skilled workers and domestic helpers from the Mainland of China)
    http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/sm/tnr/enq.asp
  2. Inquiry System of Date of Collection of “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card”
    http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/sm/tnr2/enq.asp
  3. Inquiry System of Progress of Application for Renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers”
    (Applicable to non-skilled workers and domestic helpers from the Mainland of China)
    http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/sm/tnr3/enq.asp
  4. Inquiry System of Archived Digital Copy of Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card
    https://www.fsm.gov.mo/PSP/ImageQuery/Default.aspx
  5. Inquiry System of Invalidity of “Employment Authorization” (Article 12 of Law No. 21/2009)
    http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/tnr4/enq.asp

Content provider: Public Security Police Force (CPSP)

Last modified: 2018-05-07 14:34

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