Migration, residency

“Special Authorization to Stay” for Non-resident Students

Introduction

Service Coverage

  1. Mainland students who intend to take a higher education program at a higher institute in Macao are required to apply for “Special Authorization to Stay” (aka “Authorization to Stay – student type”) and renewal of the Authorization according to Terms 1-4, Article 8 of Law No. 4/2003 in order to legally stay in Macao for study.
  2. Students from other countries/regions and studying at a higher institute in Macao may apply for “Special Authorization to Stay” (aka “Authorization to Stay – student type”) and renewal of the Authorization according to Terms 1-4, Article 8 of Law No. 4/2003 if the limit of stay granted in the original “Authorization to Stay” is not long enough for them to legally stay in Macao for study.

Target Groups and Application Eligibility

Target Group

Non-resident students taking a higher education program in Macao

Application Eligibility

  1.  Meeting the stipulations relevant to the system of entry, stay and residence authorization in Macao
    (e.g.(1) Meeting the stipulations relevant to the system of entry, stay and residence authorization in Macao; and (2) Not in a lawfully restricted status.)
  2. Admitted to a higher institute in Macao.
  3. Limit of stay granted in original “Authorization to Stay” not long enough for the student to legally stay in Macao until the program ends.

Service Result

Immigration Department grants “Authorization to Stay – student type” 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

Online System

  1. Online Appointment System of Immigration Department(僅適用Individual Application)
  2.  Inquiry System of Progress of Application for “Special Authorization to Stay” for Non-resident Students

Content provider: Public Security Police Force (CPSP)

Last modified: 2018-03-23 10:26

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