Permit for Temporary Storage of Remains

   

First-time Application

Type of procedureFirst-time Application
Documents to be submitted1. Supporting document(s) or declaration(s) (020/SAL) to identify the relationship between the applicant and the deceased person;
2. A legible photocopy of identity document of the applicant;
3. A legible photocopy of identity document of the deceased person.                          
Documents for optional submission (Mandatory, if applicable):                 
1. For bone remains, applicants are required to submit the License for Relocation of Human Remains issued by the Health Bureau. For bone ashes, they are required to submit supporting documents on cremation;
2. Death certificate of the deceased issued by the Civil Affairs Registry;
3. For those who died abroad other than in the Macao SAR, if the time difference between their death and the import of their dead bodies is less than 60 hours, the applicants are required to submit a Report on the Actual Transfer of Dead Bodies issued by the Public Security Police Force (Information Department / Commissariat of General Affairs / Section of Supervision and Register). If the time difference exceeds 60 hours, the applicants are required to submit a Funeral and Burial Pass.
Documents to be presentedPresent the original identity document(s)
Important notes1. For human remains, the applicants are required to inform the health inspector to perform the sealing of coffin, which must be a lead one.
2. Children: Stillbirths and children up to 7 years old;
Target groupThose who intend to store the remains of the deceased temporarily in the public burial chamber of St. Miguel Cemetery.
Application feeAdults: Mop 2000.00
Children: Mop 1000.00
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp duty10% of the application fee
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDepartment of Environment, Hygiene and Licensing
Location for processing the procedureIntegrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, no. 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery: Avenida Coronel Mesquita, Our Lady Mercy Cemetery;
Islands District Public Services Centre:Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre/ Islands District Public Services Centre
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery
Mondays to Thursdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Fridays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tel / FaxCivic Service Hotline: 2833 7676
Fax: 8795 2736
Processing time3 working days

Cancellation

Type of procedureCancellation
Documents to be submitted1. Submission of written application with explanation for cancellation;
2. Original processed documents required by the respective procedures;
3. A legible photocopy of identity document of the applicant.
Documents to be presentedPresent the original identity document(s)
Important notesTo be effective only upon approval of the respective application.
Target groupThose who have processed the respective procedures.
Application feeNot Applicable
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp dutyNot Applicable
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDepartment of Environment, Hygiene and Licensing
Location for processing the procedureIntegrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, no. 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery: Avenida Coronel Mesquita, Our Lady Mercy Cemetery;
Islands District Public Services Centre:Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre/ Islands District Public Services Centre
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery
Mondays to Thursdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Fridays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tel / FaxCivic Service Hotline: 2833 7676
Fax: 8795 2736
Processing time10 working days