Macao, China Entry Requirements

Macao, China Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes 1 Yes
Other EU countries Yes 1 Yes
Switzerland Yes 1 Yes
Austria Yes 1 Yes
Germany Yes 1 Yes

Passport information

Generally required, the passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the stay.

Visa information

Generally required. Citizens of the following countries listed in the table above, among others, can obtain a visa with a validity of 90 days upon arrival at the airport or at the ferry terminal in Macau if they can show valid return/onward travel tickets and sufficient funds in addition to their passport: ( a) [1] EU countries and Switzerland for stays of max. 90 days (Great Britain for stays of up to 6 months). (b) [1] Turkey for stays of up to 30 days.

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Visa on arrival: MOP$100 (Children under 12: MOP$50) on presentation of a temporary passport. Upon presentation of a biometric passport, the visa is issued free of charge. Other visa types: see People’s Republic of China.

Visa types and costs

Tourist visa (individual, family, group visa) and business visa.


People’s Republic of China. Visas are issued by Chinese consular offices (see China) or upon arrival in Macau.

Application required

Visa on arrival (Macau Ferry Terminal or Macau International Airport) (a) Passport valid for at least 3 months beyond stay. (b) Return/Onward Ticket. (c) Sufficient funds (minimum MOP$5,000 per day).

Temporary Residence

Inquiries to the consular missions of China.

Processing time

Inquiries to the consular representations.

Proof of sufficient funds

All foreigners must have sufficient funds (minimum MOP$5,000 per day per person).

Documents required upon entry

(a) Passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the stay. (b) Return/Onward Tickets. (c) Sufficient funds (minimum MOP$5,000 per day). When applying for a visa in the country of origin, the exact application documents must be requested from the responsible consular representation in individual cases. Attention: A visa for single or multiple entry is required for return or onward travel to China.

Extension of stay

A one-time visa extension for another 30 days is available at least 5 days before the visa expires on site at the Public Security Police Force, Praceta de 1 Outubro, Edf. Comforseg, Macau, (tel. +853 (2857) 3333, fax: +853 (2878) 0826) possible. Longer stays (up to a maximum of 1 year) and visas for family reunification can also be applied for at the Macau Immigration Service within the initially granted 90-day period after entry. It is also possible to submit applications to the Chinese Embassy in advance.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport with photo for children under 12 years of age or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa regulations apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) to travel abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Entry with pets

For dogs and cats, a health certificate from the official veterinarian of the country of origin and a rabies vaccination certificate are required. The last rabies vaccination must have been carried out at least 14 days before departure, but must not be more than 1 year ago. Cats must also have been vaccinated against panleukopenia (cat distemper). Cats and dogs under the age of 2 months are not allowed to be imported.

Macao, China Entry Requirements