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

Renewal (including Validity update)


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.
Validity update: 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;
  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 Approach
  1. Applying in person (See the Application Procedures and Necessary Documents Section below for the three categories of non-resident workers)
  2. Applying online:
    1.  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.Persons who intend to apply online have to get login access to the “Online Application System for Non-resident Workers” first. After the employer or the designated licensed employment agency submit an “Online Application System for Non-resident Workers” Account Application Form to our Non-resident Workers Subdivision, the eligible person will be given an account. See “User Guide” in the System for details of the procedures and necessary documents of online application for “Authorization to Stay as Worker”: https://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/smgesystem/tnr/default.aspx;
  3. Applying through “Common Access to Public Services”*
    1. The employer may make a new or renewal application for “Authorization to Stay as Worker” for his / her domestic helper through the “Common Access to Public Services”. For the application procedures and necessary documents, see https://license.gov.mo/nrdw/login.。
  4. Identification Services Bureau  self-service kiosks*
    1. The employers may submit the application at the self-service kiosks by verifying their identity with the Macao ID card. Then the domestic helper can complete the follow-up procedure and be granted new ‘Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers’ by approaching the Immigration Department Office Building at Pac On or the Centro de Serviços da RAEM at Areia Preta or  Centro de Serviços da RAEM das ilhas with the notification printed at the self-service kiosks and the necessary documents listed in the notification. 。

*Note:The employers can just use the  The “Common Access to Public Services of the Macao SAR”  application  or   multi-functional self-service kiosks to apply for the renewal of their non-resident domestic helpers, and pay for the renewal fee through the mobile application or  kiosks  , then the non-resident domestic helpers can go to the venues of their choice (including the Pac On Immigration Affairs Building, or Macao SAR Government Services Building in Rua Nova da Areia Preta or Macao SAR Government Services Centre in the Islands after 10 days (not working days) to collect both the new Slip of “Authorization to Stay as Worker” and the “Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card”

Application procedures and necessary documents

  • Employment of non-skilled non-resident workers

Examination

  1. The written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” should be presented, an application letter for Application for “Authorization to Stay as Worker”(DARP/STNR M-39) 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 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.
  3. If the application is approved, the applicant will receive a copy of the approved renewal application letter, the “non-resident worker” should go to the same application location in person and submit the following documents.:
    1. A copy of a valid and lawful passport / travel document / PRC identity card for entry to and departure from Macao
    2.   “Non-resident Worker’s Card”
  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, 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.

Note.

  1.  If non-resident 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”.
  2. If it is stated in the employment authorization that other documents should be attached, the documents should be submitted as well. In addition, we may request other necessary documents.
  • Employment of skilled non-resident workers

Examination

  1. The “non-resident worker” should go to the application location in person to present the written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” and submit the following documents within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires:
    1. Application for “Authorization to Stay as Worker”;
    2. A copy of a valid and lawful passport / travel document / PRC identity card 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.

Note.

  1. If non-resident 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”.
  2. if it is stated in the employment authorization that other documents should be attached, the documents should be submitted as well. In addition, we may request other necessary documents.
  3. Specialized non-resident workers who possess the latest Type (D) Endorsement may make the application at the Centro de Serviços da RAEM at Areia Preta or Centro de Serviços da RAEM das ilhas .
  • Employment of Domestic Helpers

Examination

  1. The “non-resident worker” should go to application location in person to present the written instruction and official notification regarding the renewed “employment authorization” and submit the following documents within 60 days before the “Non-resident Worker’s Card” expires:
    1.  Application for “Authorization to Stay as Worker”;
    2. A copy of a valid and lawful passport / travel document / PRC identity card for entry to and departure from Macao;
    3.  “Non-resident Worker’s Card”
    4. A copy of the valid Macao identification document / Special Stay Permit / Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card of the employer
  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.

Note.

  1. If non-resident 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”.
  2.  If it is stated in the employment authorization that other documents should be attached, the documents should be submitted as well. In addition, we may request other necessary documents.
  3.  Employers who are Special Stay Permit holders or non-resident workers are required to sign on the copy of their identification document and submit a copy of their Special Stay Permit or Non-resident Worker’s Identification Card.

Forms

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

Validity update

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 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, Validity update 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, Validity update 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

Charges

“Non-resident Worker’s Card”: MOP100


Time Needed

I. Renewal

  • non-professional workers
  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)
  2. Issue: approximately 45 to 60 days
  • Professional l workers and domestic helpers
  1. Examination: within the same day
  2. Issue: approximately 45 to 60 day

II. Validity update

  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. Validity update
        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: 2020-12-04 15:27

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