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Registration for Automated Passenger Clearance System (e-Channel) for Non-residents
  Introduction (Service Coverage)
As soon as a person completes the registration for the Automated Passenger Clearance System, he or she may use the e-channels with the registered travel document for immigration clearance at the Border Gate, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal, Taipa Ferry Terminal, Airport and Cotai Checkpoints.
  Registration Location and Time
Registration Location Registration Time
Border Gate Checkpoint (Arrival Hall) 10:00 – 19:00
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Checkpoint (Hong Kong – Macau Arrival Hall)
Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal Checkpoint (Arrival Hall)
Taipa Ferry Terminal Checkpoint (Arrival Hall)
Airport Checkpoint (Arrival Hall)
Immigration Building of the Public Security Police Force 9:00 – 17:00
(no lunch break but closed on Sat, Sun and government holidays)
  Enquiry Methods
  In person:
Immigration Building of the Public Security Police Force, Travessa Um do Cais de Pac On, Taipa, Macao
  Tel: (853) 2872 5488
  Fax: (853) 8897 0300
Registration for e-Channel for 'Non-resident Workers and their Dependants / Non-resident Students' Registration for e-Channel for 'Hong Kong Residents' Registration for e-Channel for 'Residents of Mainland China' Registration for e-Channel for 'Foreign residents' Registration for e-Channel for “Residents of Region of Taiwan”
  Transactional Category
  Target Groups and Application Eligibility
Holders of a valid "Non-resident Worker's Identification Card" and their dependants
Students possessing valid "Temporary Authorization to Stay" (aka "red stamp") or "Special Authorization to Stay" (aka "green stamp").
  Required Documents
Applicants are required to approach the designated registration locations with the following documents for registration:
Valid passport or travel document used for application for "Non-resident Worker's Identification Card" or "Special Authorization to Stay";
  2. "Revenue Receipt" of application for "Non-resident Worker's Identification Card".
Original "Receipt" of application for "Special Authorization to Stay" for Non-resident Students (aka "student visa") .
Note: 1)
"Non-resident Worker's Identification Card" or "Special Authorization to Stay" holders can still use the conventional channels for immigration clearance no matter their fingerprint templates have been captured or not in the registration process.
Minors aged 11 to 17 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and produce the birth certificate of the applicant and the identification document of the accompanying parent or guardian for registration. (If accompanied by a guardian, the proof of legal relationship should also be provided.)
Charge (or Tax)
  Free of charge
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