Medicine Store Licence

Application for Change of Technical Supervisor of Medicine Store

How to Apply

Time of application: Advance application to the Health Bureau is required for the change of technical supervisor of medicine store.

Application procedures and documents required:

  1. Completed DR-5 Application Form for Change of Technical Supervisors of ‘Medicine Store’;
  2. Letter of employment from the medicine store owner (Notes 1 and 2);
  3. Relevant documents of the new technical supervisor:
    1. Certified true copy of Macao Resident Identity Card, or present the original (for verification and certification by the Pharmaceutical Affairs Department under the Health Bureau);
    2. Photocopy of the licence for pharmacist / pharmacy assistant technician registered with the Health Bureau;
    3. Declaration of Responsibility (3);
    4. Declaration of Absence of Conflict (2) for pharmacist / Declaration of Absence of Conflict (3) for pharmacy assistant technician;
    5. Declaration of resignation from the pharmaceutical premise or other institution previously served, with the name of the premise or institution concerned and the date of employment termination. In the event of not having served any pharmaceutical premise or other institution, please state in the declaration (Note 3).
  4. Statement of the opening hours of the medicine store and the technical supervisors’ working hours (Note 4) which should at least include the following information:
    1. Medicine store opening hours from Monday to Sunday including public holidays;
    2. Working hours of the technical supervisor(s) from Monday to Sunday including public holidays (Notes 5).
  5. Declaration of resignation of the former technical supervisor, indicating the date of employment termination.


  1. The letter of employment must contain the name of the employee, the start date and employment position;
  2. If the owner is a legal person, the letter of employment should be signed by the executive management member legitimately representing the company;
  3. ‘Pharmaceutical premises’ refer to businesses that are licensed and authorised by the Health Bureau to engage in pharmaceutical activities, including pharmaceutical factories, firms for import, export and wholesale of pharmaceutical products, pharmacies and medicine stores;
  4. Statement of the opening hours of the medicine store and the technical supervisors’ working hours shall be jointly signed by the applicant (or an executive management member legitimately representing the applicant when the applicant is a legal person), the technical supervisor(s);
  5. Law No. 7/2008 – Labour Relations Law must be followed.

Location of Application and Service Hours

Location of application: Pharmaceutical Affairs Department, Health Bureau

Address: Avenida Sidónio Pais, n.º 51, Edif. “China Plaza”, 1.º andar, Macau (Receipt and Dispatch Unit)

Service hours:
Mondays to Thursdays: 09:00-13:00; 14:30-17:45
Fridays: 09:00-13:00; 14:30-17:30
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays


Not required

Application Processing Time

The Health Bureau will finish the review and approval process within 90 days upon receipt of all the documents required.

Related Specifications or Requirements

Qualifications of Staff Technicians: The technical supervisor of medicine store must be a registered pharmacist or pharmacy assistant technician in Macao.

Application Status Enquiry and Result Collection

Application status enquiry: Not available online

Means of result collection: In person

Content provider: Health Bureau (SS)

Last modified: 2021-08-26 16:55

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