Non-resident Worker's Identification Card ("Non-resident Worker's Card" for short)

Renewal (including Reposition)


How to Apply

Application time limit

Renewal: After renewing the “employment authorization”, the above applicant is required to renew the “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card” (“Non-resident Worker’s Card” for short) at the Subdivision concerned, Zone K, 1/F, Centro de Serviços da RAEM or Zone C, 3/F, Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires.
Reposition: While the “employment authorization” is still valid, applicant of the above procedure can apply for the reissue procedure of non-resident worker’s identification card from the executing subdivision, Zone K, 1/F, Centro de Serviços da RAEM or Zone C, 3/F, Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas.

Renewal

Applicant
Applications relating to the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” can be made by any one of the following persons or entities:

  1. Employer;
  2. Licensed employment agency appointed by the employer; (Remark 1.)
  3. Legal representative of persons listed in Points (1). (Remark 2.)

Documents to be Presented

  1. Unless further specified, all copies of documents to be submitted should be presented with the original for authentication;
  2. The written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization”;
  3. If the original cannot be presented, the relevant copy should be certified.

Application procedures and necessary documents

Employment of non-skilled non-resident workers

  • Examination
  1. Application Method
    1. Apply in person
      The written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” should be presented, an application letter for renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (DARP/STNR M-36) and 1 copy of it should be submitted to the Subdivision concerned within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires.
    2. Apply online (applicable to non-skilled workers only)
      The employer entity and employment agency that has the authority to login the “Online Application System for Non-resident Workers” may apply for renewal for the non-skilled non-resident worker(s) through this System by submitting an application letter for renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (DARP/STNR M-36) and a copy of it.
  2. Inquiry about Examination Result
    1. Application made in person
      The applicant may inquire about the examination result through the “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)” or by presenting the “receipt of application” to the Subdivision after 3 working days starting from the next working day after all documents are properly submitted. If the application is approved, the applicant will receive a copy of the approved renewal application letter, with which he/she can apply directly to the Visa Office of the Zhuhai Immigration Department or through the China Travel Service (Macao) Ltd. for a new endorsement and “Two-way Exit Permit” (if necessary) for the “non-resident worker” application.
    2. Application made online(applicable to non-skilled workers only)
      The applicant may login the “Online Application System for Non-resident Workers” to inquire about the entry checking result after 5 hours starting from the time the application and necessary documents are submitted. If it is approved, the applicant may put an electronic signature to the renewal application letter which has passed the entry checking. Or the applicant may print the letter, sign it directly and submit it to the Subdivision concerned for confirmation of the examination result. After confirmation, the applicant will be given a copy of the approved renewal application letter. Non-skilled workers from Mainland China:the applicant may use the letter to apply directly to the Zhuhai Exit-Entry Visa Office or via the China Travel Service (Macao) Ltd. for a new endorsement and “PRC Exit Permit” (if necessary) for the “non-resident worker”.
  3. The “non-resident worker” should go to the same application location in person to present the written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” and submit the following within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires:
    1. Approved application letter for renewal;
    2. non-skilled workers  from Mainland China: Copy of the bio data page of “Two-way Exit Permit” in book type holders and the inside page containing “Type D- Stay endorsement” / the back copy containing “Type D-Stay endorsement” of “Two-way Exit Permit” in card type holders. non-skilled workers  from countries and regions other than Mainland China: Copy of valid passport / travel document (bio data page only) or identification document used for entry to and departure from Macao;
    3. “Non-resident Worker’s Card”;
    4. Copy of other certificates or documents (specifically named in the “employment authorization” written instruction).
  4.  After the processing fee is paid, the Subdivision will issue a “Revenue Receipt” and grant “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (which expires on the same date as that of the “Non-resident Worker’s Card”).
  • Card Collection
    On the date of collection specified on the Revenue Receipt, the “non-resident worker” should bring the Receipt to the Subdivision concerned,  or Zone K, 1/F, Centro de Serviços da RAEM or Zone C, 3/F, Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas in person, to collect the ‘Non-resident Worker’s  Card’. He or she may also authorize a third person (the employer / the employment agency authorized by the employer / a legal representative) to collect the Card on his or her behalf. To learn about the readiness of the Card, the non-resident worker may refer to the “Inquiry System of the Date of Collection of the ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’” or call (853) 2872 5488.

Application procedures and necessary documents

Employment of skilled non-resident workers

  • Examination
  1. The “non-resident worker” should go to the same application location in person to present the written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” and submit the following within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires:
    1. From Mainland China:
      1. Application Letter for Renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (DARP/STNR M-36) and a copy of it.
        If the application is approved, the applicant will receive a copy of the approved renewal application letter, with which he/she can apply directly to the Visa Office of the Zhuhai Immigration Department or through the China Travel Service (Macao) Ltd. for a new endorsement and “Two-way Exit Permit” (if necessary) for the “non-resident worker” application.
      2. Copy of the bio data page of “Two-way Exit Permit” in book type holders and the inside page containing “Type D- Stay endorsement” / the back copy containing “Type D-Stay endorsement” of “Two-way Exit Permit” in card type holders.
      3. “Non-resident Worker’s Card”
      4. Copy of other certificates or documents (specifically named in the “employment authorization” written instruction).
    2. From countries and regions other than Mainland China:
      1. Application Letter for Renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (DARP/STNR M-36) and a copy of it.
      2. Copy of valid passport/travel document (bio data page only) or identification document used for entry to and departure from Macao
      3. “Non-resident Worker’s Card”
      4. Copy of other certificates or documents (specifically named in the “employment authorization” written instruction).
  2. After the processing fee is paid, the Subdivision will issue a “Revenue Receipt” and grant “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (which expires on the same date as that of the “Non-resident Worker’s Card”).
  • Card Collection

On the date of collection specified on the Revenue Receipt, the “non-resident worker” should bring the Receipt to the Subdivision concerned, Zone K, 1/F, Centro de Serviços da RAEM or Zone C, 3/F, Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas in person, to collect the ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’. He or she may also authorize a third person (the employer / the employment agency authorized by the employer / a legal representative) to collect the Card on his or her behalf. To learn about the readiness of the Card, the non-resident worker may refer to the “Inquiry System of the Date of Collection of the ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’” or call (853) 2872 5488.

Application procedures and necessary documents

Employment of Domestic Helpers

  • Examination

Domestic helpers from mainland China:

  1. The written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” should be presented, an application letter for renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (DARP/STNR M-36) and 1 copy of it should be submitted to the Subdivision concerned within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires.
  2. The applicant may inquire about the examination result through the “Inquiry System of Progress of Application for Renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (applicable to non-skilled workers and domestic workers from Mainland China)” or by presenting the “receipt of application” to the Subdivision around 5 working days after the above documents are properly submitted. If the application is approved, the applicant will receive a copy of the approved renewal application letter, with which he/she can apply directly to the Visa Office of the Zhuhai Immigration Department or through the China Travel Service (Macao) Ltd. for a new endorsement and “Two-way Exit Permit” (if necessary) for the “non-resident worker” application.
  3. The domestic helpers should go to the Non-resident Workers Subdivision in person to present the written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” and submit the following within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires:
    1. Approved application letter for renewal;
    2. Copy of the bio data page of “Two-way Exit Permit” in book type holders and the inside page containing “Type D- Stay endorsement” / the back copy containing “Type D-Stay endorsement” of “Two-way Exit Permit” in card type holders;
    3. “Non-resident Worker’s Card”;
    4. Copy of employer’s valid identification document (Remark 4.);
    5. Copy of other certificates or documents (specifically named in the “employment authorization” written instruction).
  4. After the processing fee is paid, the Subdivision will issue a “Revenue Receipt” and grant “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (which expires on the same date as that of the “Non-resident Worker’s Card”).

Domestic helpers from countries and regions other than Mainland China:

  1. The written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” should be presented to the Subdivision concerned within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires.
    1. For applications NOT made through the self-service kiosk:
      1.  Application Letter for Renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers”; (SM/CTNR-M5)
      2. Copy of valid passport/travel document (bio data page only) or identification document used for entry to and departure from Macao;
      3. “Non-resident Worker’s Card”;
      4. Copy of employer’s valid identification document (Remark 3.);
      5. Copy of other certificates or documents (specifically named in the “employment authorization” written instruction).
    2. For applications SUBMITTED through the self-service kiosk:
      1. Notification letter printed at the self-service kiosk;
      2. Copy of valid passport/travel document (bio data page only) or identification document used for entry to and departure from Macao;
      3. “Non-resident Worker’s Card”.
  2. After the processing fee is paid, the Subdivision will issue a “Revenue Receipt” and grant “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (which expires on the same date as that of the “Non-resident Worker’s Card”).
  • Card Collection
    On the date of collection specified on the Revenue Receipt, the “non-resident worker” should bring the Receipt to the Subdivision concerned, Zone K, 1/F, Centro de Serviços da RAEM or Zone C, 3/F, Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas in person, to collect the ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’. He or she may also authorize a third person (the employer / the employment agency authorized by the employer / a legal representative) to collect the Card on his or her behalf. To learn about the readiness of the Card, the non-resident worker may refer to the “Inquiry System of the Date of Collection of the ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’” or call (853) 2872 5488.

Remarks

  1. For details, please see the Labour Affairs Bureau’s website at http://www.dsal.gov.mo/.
  2. The legal representative should submit a certified letter of authorization and a copy of his/her valid identification document (the original should be exhibited for authentication).
  3. “Specialized non-resident workers who possess the latest Type (D) Endorsement may make the application at the Centro de Serviços or Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas.
  4. the employer’s signature on the copy of his/her identification document is required if he/she is also a non-resident worker or a “Special Stay Permit” holder, and submit the copy of his/her “Special Stay Permit” or “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card”.

Forms

  1. Application Letter for Renewal of “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (DARP/STNR M-36)
  2. Letter of Authorization (DARP/STNR M-25)

Reposition

Applicant
Applications relating to the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” can be made by any one of the following persons or entities:

  1. Employer;
  2. Licensed employment agency appointed by the employer; (Remark 1.)
  3. “Non-resident worker”;
  4. Legal representative of persons listed in Points (1) and (3). (Remark 2.)

Documents to be Presented

  1. Unless further specified, all copies of documents to be submitted should be presented with the original for authentication;
  2. The written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization”;
  3. If the original cannot be presented, the relevant copy should be certified.

Application procedures and necessary documents

  • Examination
  1. After collecting the renewed passport/travel document / “Two-way Exit Permit” / identification document and before the “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” expires, the “non-resident worker” should go to the Subdivision concerned in person for payment of the processing fee and other procedures, and submit the following documents:
    1. The old passport/travel document/”Two-way Exit Permit”/identification document;
    2. Copy of new passport / travel document / “Two-way Exit Permit” (bio data page only, “Two-way Exit Permit” in book type holders shall submit the inside page containing “Type D-Stay endorsement”, while “Two-way Exit Permit” in card type holders shall submit the back copy containing “Type D-Stay endorsement”) or identification document.
    3. “Non-resident Worker’s Card”.
  2. After the processing fee is paid, the Subdivision will issue a “Revenue Receipt” and grant “Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers” (which expires on the same date as that of the “Non-resident Worker’s Card”).
  • Card Collection
    On the date of collection specified on the Revenue Receipt, the “non-resident worker” should bring the Receipt to the Subdivision concerned, Zone K, 1/F, Centro de Serviços da RAEM or Zone C, 3/F, Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas in person, to collect the ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’. He or she may also authorize a third person (the employer / the employment agency authorized by the employer / a legal representative) to collect the Card on his or her behalf. To learn about the readiness of the Card, the non-resident worker may refer to the “Inquiry System of the Date of Collection of the ‘Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card’” or call (853) 2872 5488.

Remarks

  1. For details, please see the Labour Affairs Bureau’s website at http://www.dsal.gov.mo/.
  2. The legal representative should submit a certified letter of authorization and a copy of his/her valid identification document (the original should be exhibited for authentication).
  3. Specialized non-resident workers who possess the latest Type (D) Endorsement may make the application at the Centro de Serviços or Centro dos Serviços da RAEM das Ilhas.

Forms
Letter of Authorization (DARP/STNR M-25)


Application location and office hours

Apply in person

Application Location: Immigration Building of the Public Security Police Force, Travessa Um do Cais de Pac On, Taipa, Macao

Non-resident Workers Subdivision of the Residence and Stay Affairs Department

Office Hours Mon to Thu 9:00 – 17:45
Fri 9:00 – 17:30
Closed on Sat, Sun and government holidays
Tags dispensed until 16:30 (for making applications)
17:15 (for collecting Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card, reissued password slip for Non-resident Worker’s Identification and document supplementation)

Application Location:  Rua Nova da Areia Preta No. 52

Zone K, 1/F,Centro de Serviços da RAEM
– Only the following services: 1. Renewal, reposition or cancellation of “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card” for domestic helpers and skilled non-resident workers; 2. Reissue of password slip of Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card; 3. Collection of “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card”.

Office Hours Mon to Fri 9:00 – 18:00
Closed on Sat, Sun and government holidays

Application Location: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, na Taipa

Zone C, 3/F,Centro de Serviços da RAEM das ilhas
– Only the following services: 1. Renewal, reposition or cancellation of “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card” for domestic helpers and skilled non-resident workers; 2. Collection of “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card”.

Office Hours Mon to Fri 9:00 – 18:00
Closed on Sat, Sun and government holidays

Charges

“Non-resident Worker’s Card”: MOP100


Time Needed

I. Renewal

  • Professional, non-professional workers and domestic helpers from Mainland China
  1. Examination:
    1. Non-professional workers ( Application submitted in person): 3 working days (from the next working day following the day when the service unit received and confirmed that all the required documents had been correctly prepared.) (in our performance pledges)
    2. Non-professional workers(submitted online): 5 hours (from the moment when the service unit received and confirmed that all the required documents had been correctly prepared) (in our performance pledges)
    3. domestic helpers: approximately 5 working days
    4. Professional workers : within the same day
  2. Issue: approximately 45 to 60 days
  • Professional and non-professional workers and domestic helpers from countries and regions other than Mainland China
  1. Examination
    1. Non-professional workers ( Application submitted in person): 3 working days (from the next working day following the day when the service unit received and confirmed that all the required documents had been correctly prepared.) (in our performance pledges)
    2. non-professional workers(submitted online):5 hours (from the moment when the service unit received and confirmed that all the required documents had been correctly prepared.) (in our performance pledges)
    3. Professional workers / domestic helpers: within the same day
  2. Issue: approximately 45 to 60 day

II. Reposition

  1. Examination: within the same day
  2. Issue: approximately 45 to 60 days

Remarks / Points to note

  1. Date of issue and expiry of “Non-resident Worker’s Card”
    1. Date of Issue:
      1. Renewal
        The issue date is restricted by the effective date of the renewal employment authorization from Labour Affairs Bureau (the following day of the last day of the previous employment authorization). If the renewal procedure of “Non-resident Worker’s Stay Permit” is under the following circumstances:

        1. apply before the effective date of the renewal employment authorization: the issue date is the same as the effective date;
        2. apply after the effective date of the renewal employment authorization: the issue date is the same as the draw date on the revenue receipt.
      2. Reposition
        The issue date is the same as the date shown on the receipt.
    2. Date of Expiry:
      Correspondent with the limit approved by the Secretary for Economy and Finance or the Director of the Labour Affairs Bureau in the Employment or Work Authorization, unless a shorter term has to be granted according to the stipulation in the system of entry, stay and residence authorization of the Macao Special Administrative Region.
  2. If the ‘non-resident worker’ / reuniting kindred of the non-resident worker / “Special Stay Permit” holder renews the passport / travel document / “Two-way Exit Permit” / identification document used for application for the “Authorization to Stay” in Macao, he or she is required to bring the renewed document to the Subdivision concerned for update of the document information and application for reissue of the “Slip of Authorization to Stay”.

Application Status Enquiry and Result Collection

Application Status Enquiry:

  1. 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)
  2. Inquiry System of Date of Collection of “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card”

Ways to collect service result:

  1. In person;
  2. Collect by a legal representative.

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Last modified: 2019-06-19 09:45

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