Permits / Licences

Permit for Premises Providing Healthcare Services

Service Introduction

Service Description

To issue permits to premises providing healthcare services under the private regime in accordance with the stipulation of Article 1 of Decree-Law no. 84/90/M of 31st December, which was amended by Decree-Law no. 20/98/M dated 18th May.

Service Targets

Individuals or legal persons (corporations) who intend to set up a clinic, polyclinic, health station, healthcare centre, diagnostic centre, treatment centre, rehabilitation centre, clinical analysis laboratory and radiology laboratory.


Pursuant to Section 2 of Article 5 of Decree-Law no. 84/90/M of 31st December amended by Decree-Law no. 20/98/M dated 18th May, the licensing requirements are:

  1. The applicant should reside in Macao or, in the case of a legal person, be based in Macao and established in accordance with law;
  2. Under the stipulations prescribed in this Decree-Law, individuals who are responsible for technical instruction duties in the premise, as well as those who wish to provide healthcare services or perform the functions of assistant technician providing healthcare services must register with the Health Bureau;
  3. The facilities and equipment in the premise must fulfil the appropriate conditions required for practice, and comply with the rules prescribed by the Health Bureau and the current regulations governing the safety, hygiene and health in industrial premises.

Result of Application

The Health Bureau will issue a permit to the healthcare premises that have satisfied the statutory requirements.


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

Correspondence address: 2/F, Block 1 of Edifício Cheng I at Rua Nova da Ilha Verde, Macau (Ilha Verde Health Centre)

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

Facsimile: (853) 2871 2035



Content provider: Health Bureau (SS)

Last modified: 2021-09-14 15:07

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