Miscellaneous Licences within the Area under Maritime Jurisdiction

Permit of Setting Off Firecrackers, Licences of Setting Off Rockets and Fireworks


How to Apply

Time Limit for Application

Permit of Setting Off Firecrackers:
Applications must be made at least 7 working days before the day of setting off firecrackers.

Licences of Setting Off Rockets and Fireworks:
According to article 13 of decree-law no. 49/98/M, applications should be made at least 15 working days before the day of setting off.

Formalities and Required Documents

Applicants can apply to the Marine and Water Bureau and submit the following in person or by fax:

  1. Application form for setting off firecrackers, and the licence of street vending firecrackers, rockets and fireworks (the form can be obtained from the location for application);
  2. Photocopy of identification document (original copy to be presented);
  3. Photocopy of the latest business registration certificate issued by the Commerce and Movable Property Registry in respect of its establishment, if the applicant is a juristic person (original copy to be presented for verification) (The applicant can request the Marine and Water Bureau to access the business registration certificate via the joint network established by the Legal Affairs Bureau in order to be exempted from submitting the concerned document).

Documents required to be processed / applied in advance:

Latest business registration certificate issued by the Commerce and Movable Property Registry in respect of its establishment, if the applicant is a juristic person (The applicant can request the Marine and Water Bureau to access the business registration certificate via the joint network established by the Legal Affairs Bureau in order to be exempted from submitting the concerned document).


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)

Application by Fax

Fax:(853)8988 2599

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)


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

Permit of setting off firecrackers: As the case may be.

Notes:

  • Permit of setting off firecrackers: Upon submission of all necessary documents, a reply will be given within 7 working days, excluding the day of application submission. (Performance Pledge)
  • The application is considered successful, if the applicant do not receive any notification from the Marine and Water Bureau 48 hours prior to the set-off of firecrackers.
  • During the Chinese New Year, permits are not required in designed areas to set off firecrackers.

Licences of Setting Off Rockets and Fireworks: As the case may be (the quality indicator later stated in the performance pledge shall prevail).

Notes: During the Chinese New Year, licences are not required in designated areas to set off rockets and fireworks.


Notes for Application

Inapplicable to this service item.


Related Regulations or Requirements

Inapplicable to this service item.


Enquiry about Status and Collection of Application Result

Application Status Enquiry: please call(853)8988 2571

Collection Method of Application Result: In person

Documents to be presented or submitted for collection of application result: Inapplicable to this service item.


Content provider: Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA)

Last modified: 2019-01-11 10:01

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