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Residence Authorization

Certificate to prove the fingerprints are collected from the applicant

How to Apply

Time of application: Persons who need to use this certificate to apply for a document which is required in the application at the Residence and Stay Affairs Department may apply to this Subdivision for a “Certificate” regarding their fingerprint certification during office hours.

Application procedures and documents required

  1. Application Approach: In person
  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 letter;
      (1) The template of the “application letter” is available at the Subdivision concerned and the website of the Public Security Police Force;
      (2) The application letter should contain: A. the applicant’s personal information; B. the fact to be certified; C. the purpose the certificate / declaration serves.]
    2. Copy of applicant’s valid identification document.
  4. Form: Declaration / application form (DARP/DARP M-7)

Location of Application and Service Hours

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

Residence 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 17:00 (for making applications)
17:15 (collection of result or document supplementation)


MOP15 for the first page, MOP5 per following page (including copies of the documents in the interested person’s dossier).

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

3 hours<Performance Pledge>
(It is timed from the moment when the service unit received and confirmed that all the required documents had been correctly prepared.)

Remark / Requirements

Related Legislation:

Approval of Stamp Duty Regulation, Tax Rate and Payment Method – Law no. 17/88/M 〔B.O. n.° 26, I, de 27/06/1988〕

Amendments to the Stamp Duty Regulation and the General Table of Payment of Stamp Duty – Law no. 24/2020 〔B.O. n.° 52, I, de 30/12/2020〕

Application Status Enquiry

Method of result collection: Collect in person

Content provider: Public Security Police Force (CPSP)

Last modified: 2021-03-31 09:05

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