Procedures for the issuance of Chinese Medicine Pharmacy Licence to individuals or legal persons (corporations) who intend to run a Chinese medicine pharmacy. According to Article 3, Paragraph 1 and Article 6, Paragraph 1 of Decree-Law no. 53/94/M dated 14th November, anyone who intends to open a Chinese medicine pharmacy must file an application to and obtain a valid licence from the Health Bureau.
Service targets:Individuals or legal persons (corporations) who intend to run a Chinese medicine pharmacy.
According to Article 4 of Decree-Law no. 53/94/M dated 14th November, the granting of the Chinese medicine pharmacy licence depends on the fulfilment of all the following requirements:
- The applicant, or the managers, executive management members or directors of the applicant in the case of the applicant being a company or association, shall have the suitability to engage in the business [Note];
- The Chinese medicine pharmacy should be manned with a technical director;
- The premise shall be equipped with facilities that fulfils appropriate safety and hygiene conditions, and with the necessary equipment for the preparation, safekeeping and storage of products.
Note: A person who has been convicted of production of counterfeit products, speculation or crime against public health, and therefore been penalized by prohibition of engaging in a profession related to health, is not suitable to engage in the business.
Result of application:The Health Bureau will issue a Chinese medicine pharmacy licence to the individuals or legal persons (corporations) that meet the statutory requirements.
Executive department and unit: Health Bureau – Pharmaceutical Affairs Department – Inspection and Licensing Division
Correspondence Address:Avenida Sidónio Pais, n.º 51, Edif. “China Plaza”, 4.º andar, Macau
Telephone: 8598 3522