Permits / Licences

Application for a “School licence”

Service description:

The establishment, management, organization, operation of private schools of non-tertiary education in the MSAR (hereinafter referred to as “schools”) and the change of the school running entities, are regulated by Law No. 15/2020 – “Statute of Private Schools of Non-tertiary Education” (hereinafter referred to as ” Statute”). The director of the Education and Youth Development Bureau has the authority to approve the establishment of a school and issue a school license.

Target group:

Any natural persons or legal persons of non-public law conforming to the requirements set by the “Statute” are permitted to establish “schools”.

Service results:

After the review of documents and on-site review, if it is proved that the application meets the requirements of running a school, the director of the Education and Youth Development Bureau will issue a license for the school.


Executive department and unit: Education and Youth Development Bureau

Address:Avenida de D. João IV, No. 7-9, 1st Floor, Macao

Telephone:(853) 8397 2429 / 8397 2307

Fax:(853) 2871 1750 / 2871 2779



Content provider: Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ)

Last modified: 2021-09-30 18:27

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