"Special Authorization to Stay" for Non-resident Students

Change of Personal Information

How to Apply

Time of application

  1. Persons who are granted ‘Authorization to Stay – student type’ may make an application for change of personal information to the Stay Subdivision if they need to change the information (e.g. their name, parent’s name, date of birth, marital status, etc.) registered at the Immigration Department.
  2. Persons who are applying or are going to apply for renewal of “Authorization to Stay – student type” may make an application for change of personal information at the same time.

Application procedures and documents required

  1. Application Approach
    1. To apply in person or by a legal representative
    2. The legal representative is required to submit:
      1. A certified letter of authorization;
      2. Copy of his/her valid identification document (the original should be exhibited for authentication.
  2. Documents Must be Presented
    1. Unless otherwise noted, the original should be exhibited for authentication if a copy is submitted;
    2. The copy should be authenticated if the original cannot be exhibited.
  3. Necessary Documents
    1. Application form with reasonable justification ;[Note: “application” form is available at the Subdivision concerned and the website of the Public Security Police Force.]
    2. Copy of interested person’s valid identification document;
    3. Proof supporting the application justification.
  4. Form: Application Form for Change of Personal Information (DARP/DARP M-6)

Location of Application and Service Hours

Apply in person: Public Security Police Force  – 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


Free of charge

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

Varies case by case

Remark / Requirements

  1. According to the current laws of Macao, persons who make a false declaration of personal information or submit false documents will be subject to imprisonment.
  2. Related Legislation
    1. Law of Illegal Immigration, Illegal Stay and Deportation – Law No. 6/2004〔B.O. no. 31 ( I ), 02/08/2004〕
    2. Criminal Code – Decree No. 58/95/M〔B.O. no. 46 ( I ), 14/11/1995〕

Content provider: Public Security Police Force (CPSP)

Last modified: 2019-09-24 11:43

Public safety and migration Migration, residency

Is there anything wrong with this page?

Help us improve GOV.MO

* Mandatory field


All information on this site is based on the official language of the Macao Special Administrative Region. The English version is the translation from the Chinese originals and is provided for reference only. If you find that some of the contents do not have an English version, please refer to the Traditional Chinese or Portuguese versions.