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  Service
 
Registration for Automated Passenger Clearance System (e-Channel) for Non-residents
  Introduction (Service Coverage)
 
After successful completion of the registration for the Automated Passenger Clearance System, the registered travel document entitles the following persons to use the e-channels at the Border Gate, Hong Kong-Macao Ferry Terminal, Taipa Ferry Terminal, Macao International Airport and Cotai checkpoints for immigration clearance.
  Registration Location and Time
Registration Location Registration Time
Border Checkpoint at the Hong Kong-Macao Ferry Terminal
(Arrival Hall)
8:00 – 00:00
Border Checkpoint at the Taipa Ferry Terminal (Arrival Hall) 8:00 – 00:00
Border Checkpoint at the Border Gate (Arrival Hall) 9:00 – 23:00
Immigration Department Office Building at Pac On 9:00 – 17:00
(no lunch break but closed on Sat, Sun and government holidays)
Border Checkpoint at the Macao International Airport (Arrival Hall) 8:00 – 00:00
  Enquiry Methods
  In person:
Immigration Department Office Building, Travessa Um do Cais de Pac On, Taipa, Macao
  Tel: (853) 2872 5488
  Fax: (853) 8897 0300
  Email: sminfo@fsm.gov.mo
 
Registration for e-Channel for 'Non-resident Workers and their Dependants/Holders of "Special Stay Permit"/ 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'
  Transactional Category
  Registration
  Target Groups and Application Eligibility
 
Hong Kong permanent residents aged 11 or above
Hong Kong non-permanent residents aged 11 or above and holding a valid HKSAR Document of Identity for Visa Purposes and Hong Kong Identity Card
  Required Documents
 
Permanent Residents:
Applicants are required to approach the designated registration locations with their Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card for registration.
Non-permanent Residents:
Applicants are required to approach the designated registration locations with their HKSAR Document of Identity for Visa Purposes and Hong Kong Identity Card.
 
Note: 1)
Hong Kong residents can still use the conventional channels for immigration clearance no matter their fingerprint templates have been captured or not in the registration process.
  2)
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, a legal authorization letter or the court judgment should also be provided.)
  3)
If the proof provided by the applicant is not in Chinese, Portuguese or English, a certified translation into one of the above three languages should be submitted.
  4)
At the time of registration, Hong Kong non-permanent residents are required to possess a HKSAR Document of Identity for Visa Purposes and a Hong Kong Identity Card, both of which should be valid for at least 1 month. The validity of the registration depends on whichever document expires first. In addition, the information specified in the two documents should be exactly the same.
  Charge (or Tax)
  Free of charge
 
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Last revision date: 8/4/2019