Entry Visa

Entry Procedures

All travellers entering or leaving Macau must be holders of valid passports or some others valid travel documents.

Portuguese Nationals with an identity card are permitted to enter the territory without a passport for an unlimited stay.

Visas
If travel arrangements are made through an agent, the visa processing is handled by Macau operator.

A. Visas are required by all visitors except:
a) Nationals of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, People's Republic of China, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America and Uruguay for a stay of less than 20 days;

b) Hong Kong residents with Hong Kong Identity Card can stay in Macau for a period of up to 90 days;

B. Visas are available on arrival in Macau.
There are three types: INDIVIDUAL for an individual traveller for a single stay of up to 20 days in Macau.

FAMILY - for couples, husband travelling with wife and or children (under 12 years) of same surname or on proof of their relationship.

GROUP - per person for bona fide groups of 10 or more.

Visas may also be obtained from Portuguese Consulates.

Nationals of countries which do not maintain diplomatic relations with Portugal MUST obtain their visas from an overseas Portuguese Consulate and may not obtain them on arrival in Macau.

As with most countries, you will need six months validity on your passport.

Health
International Innoculation Certificates are not normally required unless cholera has been detected either in Hong Kong or Macau or in the area recently visited by the arrival.

Customs
On arrival, visitors are not usually bothered with customs formalities, but may be subject to a routine check. There is a 5% ad valorem duty on importation of electrical appliances and equipment.

On departure, there are no export duties on any articles: antiques, gold, jewellery, radios, cameras, etc.

However, Hong Kong customs authorities will only allow visitors one litre of spirits plus 200 cigarettes of 50 cigars or 250 gr. of tobacco into the British Colony duty free. Hong Kong residents are allowed to take in only one bottle of table or Port wine, plus 100 cigarettes or 25 cigars.

Foreign Currency
There are no restrictions on the amount of foreign currency which can be brought in or taken out.

Foreign currencies or travellers cheques may be exchanged at hotels, banks and licensed money exchange bureau.

 

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