Top 10 China tours 2024/2025 for first visits and returns: embark on a lifetime experience. Learn more
Macau Visa — How to Apply for a Macau Visa?

Macau Visa — How to Apply for a Macau Visa?

Written by CindyUpdated Nov. 21, 2023
a valid passportAll visitors to Macau must hold a valid passport.

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
14 Days Brunei
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 Visa-upon-arrival is no longer applicable to these nationals.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: for the most updated information on entry formalities.

Ruins of St. Paul's CathedralRuins of St. Paul's Cathedral — one of Macau's best known landmarks

Tour Macau with China Highlights

We China Highlights specializes in private and personalized tours. We can help you tour the area and other parts of China as well. Just tell us your interests and requirements.

You Might Like

Popular tours
Make the most of your time
Choose the best time to visit
We are here to help you...
start planning your tailor-made tour with 1-1 help from our travel advisors. Create Your Trip

Sign up to Our Newsletter

Be the first to receive exciting updates, exclusive promotions, and valuable travel tips from our team of experts.

The China Highlights Experience

1-to-1 Expert Planning

1-to-1 Expert Planning

Your tour will be tailor-made by your personal travel advisor — a destination expert. Every reply will be within 24 hours.

Personal Journeys

Personal Journeys

Enjoy your personal local guide and ride. Explore destinations at your own pace. Have unparalleled flexibility, which is impossible on a group tour.

Authentic Experiences

Authentic Experiences

Discover the hidden gems. Experience local culture by practicing it. Try new and exciting activities, and unveil the stories behind the sights and people.

Well-Selected Local Guides

Well-Selected Local Guides

Knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and attentive — your personal local guides will share interesting stories, insider information, and even create unexpected highlights!

China Highlights tailor-makes China tours to help travelers discover China their way. We're a passionate team of one hundred avid travelers who love to share our knowledge of China with those looking for a more authentic travel experience, more ...
China Highlights International Travel Service Co., LTD
Corporate Number: 914503003486045699
Featured on