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Special Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Students

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How to Apply

Time of application

According to Article 33 of Law No. 16/2021, persons granted Special Authorization to Stay which is valid for over 90 days are required to declare their contact address and habitual residence address in Macao to the Residence and Stay Affairs Department of the Public Security Police Force (except for non-residents who are in the conditions specified in Items 1-3, Term 1, Article 32 of the same Law). They are also required to notify the Residence and Stay Affairs Department of any change in the contact address and habitual residence address within 45 days. Otherwise, they will have to pay a penalty of MOP2000 to MOP6000.

Application Procedures and Necessary documents

  1. Application Approach
    1. The interested person or his/her legal representative makes the application.
    2. The legal representative should submit the following:
      1. A certified letter of authorization;
      2. A copy of his/her valid identification document.
  2. Documents to be Presented
    1. Unless otherwise specified, the original should be exhibited for authentication if a copy is submitted;
    2. The copy should be certified if the original cannot be presented.
  3. Documents to be Submitted:
    1. A completed Declaration of Contact Address and Habitual Residence Address (DARP/DARP M-1);[Note: The form is available at the respective Subdivision and the website of the Public Security Police Force.]
  4. Form : Declaration of Contact Address and Habitual Residence Address (DARP/DARP M-1)

Location of Application and Service Hours

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

Stay 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 Macao government holidays
Tags dispensed until 17:00

Address: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, No. 52

Zone K, 1/F, Macao Government Services Centre

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

Address: Rua de Coimbra, No. 225, 3/F, Taipa

Macao Government Services Centre in Islands

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

Contact Information: Please click here for details


Charge

Free


Processing Time (excluding time of waiting in a queue and postage time for documents sent by mail)

Within the same day
(from the moment when the service unit received and confirmed that all the required documents had been correctly prepared)


Remarks / Points to Note

Notification of change of contact address and habitual residence address

  1. If the interested person lives in Macao, he/she is required to declare the habitual residence address (equivalent to the contact address) only. Otherwise, besides the contact address in Macao, he/she should declare the habitual residence address outside Macao as well.
  2. 1.1    Persons who fail to make a timely notification of the above change will have to pay a penalty of MOP2000 to MOP6000. Recidivism will result in an increase in the lower limit of the penalty by one fourth while the upper limit remains unchanged.

Content provider: Public Security Police Force (CPSP)

Last modified: 2023-03-11 14:56

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