Services > Immigration > Notification of Change of Address
  Service
  Notification of Change of Address
  Introduction (Service Coverage)
 
According to Article 27 of Administrative Regulation No. 5/2003, persons granted "Residence Authorization" are required to notify the Immigration Department of any change of address within 30 days from the date of change. Failure to do so will incur a penalty.
  Service Provider
  Foreigners or Residents Subdivision of the Immigration Department
(subject to the Subdivision that processed the residence application)
  Application Location
  Immigration Department Office Building, Travessa Um do Cais de Pac On, Taipa, Macao
  Office Hours
  Mon to Thu: 9:00 – 17:45 (Tags dispensed until 17:00)
  Fri: 9:00 – 17:30 (Same as above)
  Closed on Sat, Sun and government holidays
  Enquiry Methods
  In person: the above address
  Tel: (853) 2872 5488
  Fax: (853) 8897 0300
  Email: sminfo@fsm.gov.mo
 
Update/Change of Information
  Transactional Category
  Update/Change of Information
  Target Groups and Application Eligibility
  Persons granted "Residence Authorization"
  Application Approach
 
To notify the Immigration Department of the change of address in person, by a legal representative or by post.
  Documents to be Presented
  The original should be exhibited for authentication if a copy is submitted
  Required Documents
  A.
Notifying in person or by post:
    1. Notification of Change of Address signed by the interested person;
    2.
Document indicating the new address (e.g.: copy of water bill, electricity bill, phone bill, etc. of the last 3 months);
    3. Copy of interested person's Macao Resident Identity Card.
  B. Submitting documents by third party:
    1. Documents 1-3 listed in Point A;
    2.
Copy of third party's identification document.
  C. Notifying by legal representative:
    1.
Documents 1-3 listed in Point A (Notification of Change of Address to be signed by the representative);
    2. A certified letter of authorization;
    3. Copy of representative's identification document.
  Charge (or Tax)
  Free of charge
  Time Needed
  1. Notifying in person: within the same day
  2. Notifying by post: the day the Subdivision receives the letter
  Remark
 
Penalty for unreported change of address: Persons who fail to notify the change of address as stipulated in Article 27 of Administrative Regulation No. 5/2003 will be fined MOP1000 according to Article 33 of the Regulation. Recidivists will be fined double the amount.
  Forms
  Notification of Change of Address (Chinese version)
Notification of Change of Address (Portuguese version)
Notification of Change of Address (English version)
  Legislations Website
  Regulations of Entry, Stay and Residence Authorization
Administrative Regulation No. 5/2003 [B.O. no. 15 ( I ), 14/04/2003]
 
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