Scheduling Sailings To and From Macao

Scheduled Sailings


How to Apply

Time Limit for Application

To be applied 4 working days prior to the estimated date of arrival of the vessel.

Formalities and Required Documents

Applications should be made in person or by fax at the Marine and Water Bureau, with the submission of the following:

  1. To be completed according to the type of company and the sailings applied: Scheduled Sailings Application form (format EC1/DGP) / Application form for port call for vessels (non-international certificates) (format EPE1/DGP) / Application form for port call for vessels (international certificates) (format EPE2/DGP) / Application form for one-off sailing – berthing (format EC3/DGP); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  2. Application form for miscellaneous licences (format V1/DET) (if applicable); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  3. Notification of estimated time for port call (format EPE3/DGP) (which can be applied online via the “system of electronic service for port call of engineering ships (no English translation)”); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  4. Application form for non-scheduled sailings – berthing (format EC2/DGP); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  5. Application form for pilotage (format P1/DET) (if applicable); (the form can be obtained from the location for application)
  6. Valid photocopy of certificate of navigation;
  7. Photocopy of crew list and certificate of competency for seafarer;
  8. Original copy of sea dumping permit needs to be presented (if applicable).

Documents required to be processed / applied in advance:

  1. Sea dumping permit (if applicable);
  2. Construction floor plan (if applicable);
  3. Other documents relevant to the project and facilitating processing of the application (if applicable) (original copies to be presented for verification);
  4. Official letter from tugboat company (if applicable).

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)

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

Free.


Processing Time

  • Upon submission of all necessary documents, the processing time is 4 working days, excluding the day of application submission (except passenger crafts or cases involving pollution problems). (Performance Pledge)
  • The processing time of applications for scheduled sailings varies according to the actual circumstances.

Notes for Application

  • Pursuant to Article 76 of the Maritime Activities Regulation approved by Decree Law No. 90/99/M, ships that have been permitted to enter the port must apply for a clearance certificate, except those exempted.
  • The above fees and taxes of the clearance certificate are levied according to the “Stamp Duty Regulation” passed by Law No. 17/88/M of 27 June, republished in the “General table of fees of the Marine and Water Bureau” and the Chief Executive Dispatch No. 218/2001.

Related Regulations or Requirements

Inapplicable to this service item.


Enquiry about Status and Collection of Application Result

Application Status Enquiry: Inapplicable to this service item.

Collection Method of Application Result: Inapplicable to this service item.

Notes:

  • The applicants will be notified by fax when approval is granted.
  • If no fax number is provided, the applicants will be notified by email.

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: 2018-06-15 09:46

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