Chinese Medicine Pharmacy Licence

Application for Appointing Chinese Medicine Pharmacy Managers

How to Apply

Time of application: N/A

Application procedures and documents required:

  1. The completed FC-6 Application Form for Appointment of ‘Chinese Medicine Pharmacy’ Managers;
  2. Declaration of appointment from the Chinese medicine pharmacy owner (with signature verified by the notary department, or present the original or certified copy of the signatory’s identity document for signature verification by the Pharmaceutical Affairs Department of the Health Bureau) (Notes 1 and 2);
  3. Relevant documents of the manager to be appointed:
    1. Certified true copy of the Macao Resident Identity Card or other identification documents bearing the signature, or present the original of the said identification documents (for verification and certification by the Pharmaceutical Affairs Department of the Health Bureau);
    2. Original Certificate of Criminal Record issued by the Identification Services Bureau (usage of the certificate: to obtain licence for running premises engaging in the preparation and trade of traditional Chinese medicine, can be applied at the Identification Services Bureau (DSI), via self-service kiosks or the DSI website; the Certificate issued by DSI will be delivered to the Health Bureau.);
    3. Declaration made by the proposed manager to accept the appointment and assume the related duties.


  1. The declaration of appointment shall contain the name of the appointee, date of appointment and the powers conferred;
  2. The declaration of appointment shall be signed by an executive management member legitimately representing the company when the Chinese medicine pharmacy owner is a legal person.

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 documents required.

Remarks/Notes for Application

Eligibility requirements for the appointed manager: The appointed manager shall have the suitability to engage in the business (Note).

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.

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: 2018-05-11 19:04

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