License for Dogs

   

First-time Application

Type of procedureFirst-time Application
Documents to be submitted1a. Legible photocopy of identity document(s); or
1b. Legible photocopy of the M7-Business Tax Form issued by the Financial Services Bureau; or
1c. Legible photocopy of the M8-Business Tax Form issued by the Financial Services Bureau;
2. Supporting documents bearing the address of the place where the dog(s) is/are kept (e.g. water bill or electricity bill).
Documents to be presentedNot Applicable
Important notes1. The license is valid for 3 years;
2. The animal(s) must be kept in the place stated in the license;
3. Applications for license renewal must be made within 60 days before the expiry date;
4. The fee for first-time application for pet dog license includes veterinary examination, microchip implantation, rabies vaccination and metal identification tag (for one dog);
5. According to Animal Protection Law (Law no. 4/2016), persons who satisfy all of the following conditions simultaneously may apply for a licence:
1) Natural person aged 18 or above with capacity, or legal person established in accordance with law;
2) Not under the condition that the additional penalties or sanctions as stipulated in Clause 1 2) of Article 28 or Article 30 2) apply.
6. In accordance with Chief Executive Writ of Instruction no. 335/2016, obtaining, raising, breeding or importing dogs of the species below is prohibited:
1) Tibetan mastiff;
2) Fila Braziliero and its crossbreeds;
3) Dogo Argentino and its crossbreeds;
4) Pit Bull Terrier and its crossbreeds;
5) Japanese Tosa and its crossbreeds.
7. For a dog referred to in the preceding article, which is obtained, bred or imported before 12 October 2016, the owner of the dog must register it with the IACM and neuter it before 12 April 2017 in order to continue raising it.
Target groupThose who intend to rear dog(s) with 3 months old or above.
Application fee1. Neutered dogs: Mop 300.00
2. Non-neutered dogs: Mop 900.00
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp duty10% of license fee
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Animal Control and Inspection
Location for processing the procedureSubmission and Processing of Documents:
1. Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, no. 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to first-time license application for imported dogs (application must be submitted at the same time when the license application for imported live animal(s) is filed), license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
2. Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
3. Central District Public Services Centre:Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, no. 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
4. Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, no. 75K, Taipa;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
5. Macao Municipal Kennel: Avenida do Almirante Lacerda, Macao;
6. Coloane Municipal Kennel: Estrada de Cheoc Van, Coloane.
Office hours1. Integrated Services Centre
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
2. Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
3. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
4. Coloane Municipal Kennel:
Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
Tel / Fax1. Integrated Services Centre:
Tel: 2833 7676 / Fax: 8795 2502
2. Northern District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2847 1366 / Fax: 2847 2857
3. Central District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 8291 7233 / Fax: 8291 7236
4. Islands District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2882 5252 / Fax: 2882 7689
5. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Tel: 2856 9776, 2857 2805 / Fax: 2851 9470
Processing time1 working day

Renewal

Type of procedureRenewal
Documents to be submitted1. Legible photocopy of valid dog license (issued by IACM);
2. Original certificate of valid vaccination against rabies (International Vaccination Certificate).
Documents to be presented1. Legible photocopy of valid dog license (issued by IACM);
2. Original certificate of valid vaccination against rabies (International Vaccination Certificate).
Important notes1. The license is valid for 3 years;
2. Applications for license renewal must be made within 60 days before the expiry date. The fee to be paid includes veterinary examination and rabies vaccination (for one dog). (The license shall be invalidated if renewal is not made during the aforementioned time periods)
3. The dog (s) must be kept at the address it is registered to;
4. If the applicants fail to present the original or photocopy of valid dog license and their dog have been verified without valid dog license, their application for the license renewal shall be processed in the same manner as first-time license application (the applicants shall make enquiry about the identification particulars of their dog at the Municipal Kennel).
5. Dog license renewal service through Public Services Centres will be available only to dogs with valid rabies vaccination.\
6. Persons who had obtained a yearly pet dog license before 6 September 2016 should apply for license renewal within 5 months starting from the expiry date of the license.
Target groupLicense holders who intend to maintain the rearing of the dog(s).
Application fee1. Neutered dogs: Mop 200.00
2. Non-neutered dogs: Mop 600.00
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp duty10% of license fee
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Animal Control and Inspection
Location for processing the procedureSubmission and Processing of Documents:
1. Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, no. 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to first-time license application for imported dogs (application must be submitted at the same time when the license application for imported live animal(s) is filed), license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
2. Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
3. Central District Public Services Centre:Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, no. 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
4. Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, no. 75K, Taipa;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
5. Macao Municipal Kennel: Avenida do Almirante Lacerda, Macao;
6. Coloane Municipal Kennel: Estrada de Cheoc Van, Coloane.
Office hours1. Integrated Services Centre
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
2. Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
3. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
4. Coloane Municipal Kennel:
Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
Tel / Fax1. Integrated Services Centre:
Tel: 2833 7676 / Fax: 8795 2502
2. Northern District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2847 1366 / Fax: 2847 2857
3. Central District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 8291 7233 / Fax: 8291 7236
4. Islands District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2882 5252 / Fax: 2882 7689
5. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Tel: 2856 9776, 2857 2805 / Fax: 2851 9470
Processing time1 working day

Cancellation of License

Type of procedureCancellation of License
Documents to be submitted1. Declaration for cancellation of respective license signed by the license holder;
2. Original or photocopy of International Vaccination Certificate;
3a. Legible photocopy of identity document(s) of the license holder or the authorized person; or
3b. Legible photocopy of the M7-Business Tax Form issued by the Financial Services Bureau; or
3c. Legible photocopy of the M8-Business Tax Form issued by the Financial Services Bureau.
Documents to be presentedNot Applicable
Important notes1. If the dog(s) had died or had been relocated out of Macao, its/their license holder is required to file an application to cancel the respective license.
Target groupThose who intend to cancel the respective license.
Application feeNot Applicable
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp dutyNot Applicable
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Animal Control and Inspection
Location for processing the procedureSubmission and Processing of Documents:
1. Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, no. 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to first-time license application for imported dogs (application must be submitted at the same time when the license application for imported live animal(s) is filed), license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
2. Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
3. Central District Public Services Centre:Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, no. 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
4. Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, no. 75K, Taipa;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
5. Macao Municipal Kennel: Avenida do Almirante Lacerda, Macao;
6. Coloane Municipal Kennel: Estrada de Cheoc Van, Coloane.
Office hours1. Integrated Services Centre
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
2. Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
3. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
4. Coloane Municipal Kennel:
Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
Tel / Fax1. Integrated Services Centre:
Tel: 2833 7676 / Fax: 8795 2502
2. Northern District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2847 1366 / Fax: 2847 2857
3. Central District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 8291 7233 / Fax: 8291 7236
4. Islands District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2882 5252 / Fax: 2882 7689
5. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Tel: 2856 9776, 2857 2805 / Fax: 2851 9470
Processing timeImmediately Effective

Information Update

Type of procedureInformation Update
Documents to be submittedFor change of particulars of license holders:
1. Signed application form for change of information pertaining to the respective license of the license holder;
2. Legible photocopy of identity document(s) of the license holder;
3. For change of address, the license holders are required to submit supporting documents bearing the address of the place where the dog(s) is/are kept (e.g. water bill or electricity bill).

For change of license holder:
1. Declaration for Transfer of Ownership signed by the original license holder;
2. Application form for information update signed by the new license holder;
3. Original or legible photocopy of International Vaccination Certificate;
4a. Legible photocopies of identity document(s) of the original license holder and of the new license holder; or
4b. Legible photocopy of the M7-Business Tax Form issued by the Financial Services Bureau to the original company which hold the respective license;
4c. Legible photocopy of the M8-Business Tax Form issued by the Financial Services Bureau to the original company which hold the respective license;
5. supporting documents bearing the address of the place where the dog(s) is/are kept by the new license holders(e.g. water bill or electricity bill).
Documents to be presentedNot Applicable
Important notes1. Should there be a change in the personal particulars of the license holder or a change in place for keeping the dog(s), the license holders are required to file their respective application for information update.
Target groupThose who intend to change the information stated for the respective license
Application feeNot Applicable
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp dutyNot Applicable
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Animal Control and Inspection
Location for processing the procedureSubmission and Processing of Documents:
1. Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, no. 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to first-time license application for imported dogs (application must be submitted at the same time when the license application for imported live animal(s) is filed), license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
2. Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
3. Central District Public Services Centre:Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, no. 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3/F, Macau;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
4. Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, no. 75K, Taipa;
Note: Only attend to license renewal, license cancellation and information update.
5. Macao Municipal Kennel: Avenida do Almirante Lacerda, Macao;
6. Coloane Municipal Kennel: Estrada de Cheoc Van, Coloane.
Office hours1. Integrated Services Centre
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
2. Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
3. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
4. Coloane Municipal Kennel:
Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
Tel / Fax1. Integrated Services Centre:
Tel: 2833 7676 / Fax: 8795 2502
2. Northern District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2847 1366 / Fax: 2847 2857
3. Central District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 8291 7233 / Fax: 8291 7236
4. Islands District Public Services Centre:
Tel: 2882 5252 / Fax: 2882 7689
5. Macao Municipal Kennel:
Tel: 2856 9776, 2857 2805 / Fax: 2851 9470
Processing time1 working day