All visitors to Macau must hold a valid passport (As with most countries, you will need at least 6 months validity on your passport) or a valid travel document.
Generally passport holders of 66 countries are exempt from a visa to Macau for a certain period of time, while some are permitted to obtain a visa upon arrival at the immigration counter.
However, passport holders of six countries are required to obtain a pre-arrival visa before arriving Macau.
Passport holders of the following countries enjoy visa-free access to Macau
|Maximum Limit of Stay||Countries|
|30 Days||Australia, Canada, Chile, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, the United States of America, Uruguay|
|90 Days||Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Czech, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania|
|180 Days||The United Kingdoms|
|1 Year||Holders of "Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card" or "Hong Kong SAR Re-entry Permit". (* Valid "Hong Kong Identity Card" holders are required to bring their valid passport or travel documents when they enter Macau.)|
Passport Holders of the following countries are required a visa before arriving Macau
Starting from July 1, 2010, passport holders of Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam are required to obtain an entry visa before arriving at the Macao Special Administrative Region. Visa-upon-arrival is no longer applicable to these nationals.
However, holders of a diplomatic passport may still enjoy visa-free access to Macao. In addition, the consular officials of the above six countries posted to Chinese territory, the officials of various international organizations posted to Chinese territory and their respective families may apply for an entry permit with their passport and diplomatic/consular identity card or staff card upon their arrival at Macau.
Macau Visa Application
Visas can be obtained from embassies/consulates of the People's Republic of China, or the Immigration Department of Macau SAR Government. The visa should be used within the validity, and it expires after the valid date.
There are three types:
Individual - MOP$100, children under 12 years of age pay MOP$50.
Family Passport - MOP$200
Group - MOP$50 per person for members in group comprised of at least 10 people organized by a single travel manager and presenting a collective travel document.
(1 USD≈12 MOP)
Please note that the above information is for reference only. It is suggested that travelers contact and check with embassies/consulates of the People's Republic of China or the Macau Immigration Services of Public Security Police Force (website: http://www.fsm.gov.mo) for the most updated information on entry formalities.
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