Permits / Licences

License of Sauna and Massage

Service Introduction

For the applicants who intend to establish saunas and massage parlours (including foot massage) in Macao, after they are issued with license, in spite of renewing the license on time, they also need to submit application to MGTO for any changes of their nightclubs including change of facilities and classification, change of business hours, change of establishment name, change of establishment address, transfer of ownership or the operation rights, reissue of license, suspension of business, as well as closure of establishment.
Service group: Applicants who intend to open sauna and massage parlours (including foot massage).


MGTO headquarter

  • Address: Alameda Dr. Carlos d’Assumpção, n.os 335-341, Edifício “Centro Hotline”, 18º andar, Macau
  • Telephone: (853) 2831 5566
  • Fax: (853) 2833 0518
  • Email:
  • Office hours:
    Monday to Thursday: 9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:45pm
    Friday: 9:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
    (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
  • website

Macao Government Services Centre

  • Address: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, n.º 52, Macau
  • Office hours:
    Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm (no lunch break)
    (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Macao Government Services Centre in Islands

  • Address: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3.º andar, Taipa
  • Office hours:
    Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm (no lunch break)
    (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Relevant specification or requirements

Please refer to the following links:

  1. Recommendations for minimum requirement for sound insulation and noise absorbing equipment
  2. Guidelines of Application Procedures and Technical Requirements for Licensing and Modification Works of “Saunas and Massage Parlours” (The Guidelines will be updated from time to time, the latest version can be downloaded on the website of MGTO or DSSOPT)
  3. Flowchart of the Licensing Process
  4. List of licensed saunas and massages

Relevant Forms

  1. Application forms (application for operation/ license renewal/ changing facilities/ change of establishment’s name/ transfer of ownership/ license re-issue)【Model C】
  2. Declaration of simplifying procedure【G Model 701】
  3. Declaration of general procedure【G Model 702】
  4. Application for inspection of premises【LA Model 201】
  5. Application for change of business hours/ updating of establishment address【LA Model 202】
  6. Application for transfer of the operation rights【LA Model 203】
  7. Suspension of business/closure of establishment【LA Model 204】

Content provider: Macao Government Tourism Office (DST)

Last modified: 2020-10-22 15:49

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