Seaman Registration

Issuance of Seaman’s Registration Card


How to Apply

Time Limit for Application

N/A

Formalities and Required Documents

Applications should be made in person at the Marine and Water Bureau, with the submission of the followings:

  1. Seaman registration form (format M1/DET); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  2. Employment certificate (format M5/DET); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  3. Work declaration form (format M6/DET); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  4. Two 1 1/2-inch recent colour photos with white background showing your full frontal face without any head covering;
  5. Photocopy of identification document (original copy to be presented);
  6. Certificate of criminal record issued by the Identification Services Bureau  (The applicant can apply via the Identification Services Bureau’s website, service counter or self-service kiosk and choose to have it posted to the Marine and Water Bureau);
  7. Relevant certificates issued by the Maritime Training School or other entities (original copy to be presented);
  8. Physical fitness certificate (format M7/DET) issued by Health Centre; (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  9. Photocopy of personal vaccination handbook (original copy to be presented);
  10. Photocopy of proof of address (such as electricity or water bill) (original copy to be presented for verification).

Documents required to be processed / applied in advance:

  1. Employment certificate (format M5/DET); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  2. Work declaration form (format M6/DET); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  3. Certificate of criminal proof(record) issued by the Identification Services Bureau (The applicant can apply via the Identification Services Bureau’s website, service counter or self-service kiosk and choose to have it posted to the Marine and Water Bureau);
  4. Physical fitness certificate (format M7/DET) issued by Health Centre. (the form can be obtained from the location for application)

Location and Time for Application

Application in Person

Integrated Services Centre of Marine and Water Bureau
Address: Calçada da Barra, Edifício da Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água, Macao

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Collection Time:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Payment Period:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)


Charges

Application Fees

Fees charged pursuant to the “General table of fees of the Marine and Water Bureau”.

Stamp Duty

Relevant stamp duty is levied in accordance with the “Stamp Duty Regulations” approved by Decree-Law No. 17/88/M, of 27 June, republished by the Dispatch of the Chief Executive No. 218/2001.

Notes:

  • By cash or cheque.
  • When payment is made by cheque, remember to make the cheque payable to “Direcção dos Serviços de Assuntos Marítimos e de Água” and it must comply with Paragraph 3 of Article 5 of No.22/2008 Administrative Regulations, of 4 August, and must be a certified cheque.

Processing Time

Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 8 working days, following the day of application submission. (Performance Pledge)


Notes for Application

A physical fitness certificate is valid for 2 years.


Required Regulations or Requirements

Inapplicable to this service item.


Enquiry about Status and Collection of Application Result

Application Status Enquiry:

  • Please call(853)8988 2571;
  • The application status can be checked via the Macao Government Services Mobile App or the Macao SAR Government Portal (applicants are required to apply for an online account for Common Access to Public Services of Macao in advance).

Collection Method of Application Result: In person

Documents to be presented or submitted for collection of application result:

  1. Receipt to be presented;
  2. Original copy of applicant’s identification document to be presented.

Content provider: Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA)

Last modified: 2019-08-29 10:00

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