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Application for Medical Advertisement

Application for Medical Advertisement

How to Apply

Time of Application


Application procedures and documents required

The applicant should submit the following to the Medical Activity Licensing Unit:

  1. A medical advertisement application letter to the director of the Health Bureau;
  2. Identification information of the applicant;
  3. Indication of the advertising media to be used, including the way of advertising and the text and images used in transmitting the message;
  4. Relevant documents which prove the veracity of the advertising content.

Location of Application and Service Hours

Location of application: Medical Activity Licensing Unit, Health Bureau

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

Service hours:
Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm-5:45pm
Fridays: 9:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm-5:30pm
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)


Not required.

Application Processing Time

The vetting and approval of signs and billboards of private clinics and premises providing healthcare service will be completed within 10 working days. (not including: 1) applications where the name of the premise requires examination by the Private Medical Activity Licence Technical Committee, and 2) the time for posting or collection) (Performance Pledge)

Remarks/Notes for Application

  1. The approval decision will be made in a maximum period of 30 days from the receipt of application;
  2. In case the advertising content requires technical opinions from other professional departments, the above-mentioned period will be prolonged accordingly;
  3. In case the application is declined, the applicant may appeal in accordance with general provisions.

Relevant Specifications or Requirements

Links to relevant information:

  1. Advertising regulations for local medical professionals or entities that provide health care services in the private system of Macau
  2. Advertising regulations for non-local medical institutions and medical equipment

Application Status Enquiry and Result Collection

Status enquiry: Please check the application status via the “Macao Government Service” mobile application (App) or the Macao SARG Portal (The applicant has to apply for an Online Account for Public Service in advance).

Collection of application result: In person.

Content provider: Health Bureau (SS)

Last modified: 2021-09-13 10:31

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