Permits / Licences

Licence and Permit of Private Healthcare Units

Service Introduction

Service Description

To issue licences and permits to private healthcare units in accordance with the stipulation of Article 6 of Decree-Law no. 22/99/M of 31st May.

Service Targets

Individuals or legal persons (corporations) who intend to set up a private healthcare unit with in-patient department and post-operative recovery room.


Pursuant to Article 19 of Decree-Law no. 22/99/M of 31st May and Article 3 of the annexed “Regulations for Private Healthcare Units with In-patient Department and Post-operative Recovery Room”, the following conditions should be taken into account in issuing operation licences to private healthcare units:

  1. The qualification of the applicant, or the qualification of the administrators, directors or managers who in effect exercise leadership in the premise when the applicant is a legal person;
  2. The professional qualifications of clinical management, doctors and nurses;
  3. The technical quality of the care and treatment to be provided, as well as the quality of equipment;
  4. Proven technical and financial feasibility of the private healthcare unit;
  5. The completion of construction works.

Result of Application

The Health Bureau will issue a licence and a permit to the private healthcare units that have satisfied the statutory requirements.


Executive department and unit: Health Bureau – Medical Activity Licensing Unit

Correspondence address: Alameda Dr. Carlos D’ Assumpção, Nos. 335-341, Edifício Centro Hotline, 6º andar, Macau

Telephone: (853) 2871 3734 / (853) 2871 3735

Facsimile: (853) 2871 2035



Content provider: Health Bureau (SS)

Last modified: 2020-06-24 12:18

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