Licensing of Hawkers

   

First-time Application

Type of procedureFirst-time Application
Documents to be submitted1. Application form (033-SIS) is obtainable free of charge from the Integrated Services Centre, the District Services Centres and the Public Services Centres of IACM or can be downloaded from IACM's website;
2. A legible photocopy of valid Macao Permanent Resident Identity Card (to be affixed onto the application form).
Documents to be presentedNot Applicable
Important notesApplicants can have access to the regulations governing the application and "Notes for Successful Applicants" through the municipal markets, the notice board of the Department of Food and Animal Inspection and Control and via IACM's website.
Target groupHolders of valid Permanent Resident Identity Card of MSAR who are aged from 18 are eligible applicants.
Application feeNot Applicable
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp dutyNot Applicable
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Hawker Affairs
Location for processing the procedureSubmission of Documents:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Central District Service Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
S. Lourenço Service Centre: Rua de João Lecaros, Municipal Market Complex of S. Lourenço 4/F, Macau;
Toi San Service Centre: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Nº 127 & 129, D. Julieta Nobre da Carvalho Building, Block B, G/F, Macau;
Fai Chi Kei Service Centre: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Edf. Fai Tat, Bloco II, r/c, lojas G e H;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau
Document and Archive Centre : Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Nº 163, G/F;

Submission of Documents for Renewal:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau.
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Document and Archive Centre:
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
Processing time1.Application Period: throughout the entire month of January, April, July and October;
2. Result of Application: to be announced before or on the 26th of the month following the application period.

Verification

Type of procedureVerification
Documents to be submitted1. A legible photocopy of water, electricity or telephone bill (within the last six months) bearing the residential address of the applicant;
2. 4 recent colour photos in size 1.5 x 1.5 inch;
3. A legible photocopy of the valid identity document(s) of every family member of the applicant who are under the same economic system;
4. A recent photo of every family member of the applicant who are under the same economic system.
Documents to be presentedPresent the original valid Macao Resident Identity Card of the applicant.
Important notesNote: As stipulated by Paragraph (1) of Clause (1) of Article 2 of Chief Executive Order No. 268/2003, the fee payable for the issuance of annual license is calculated pro rata to the number of complete months in between the issuing date and the end of that calendar year;
In accordance to Clause (1) of Article 1 of Chief Executive Order No. 04/2017, applicants are exempted from payment of the fee for hawker license for year 2017.
Target groupBallots winners
Application feeAs prescribed in the "Fees, Charges and Price List of the IACM" (refer to annexed Table 1).
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp duty10% of license fee
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Hawker Affairs
Location for processing the procedureSubmission of Documents:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Central District Service Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
S. Lourenço Service Centre: Rua de João Lecaros, Municipal Market Complex of S. Lourenço 4/F, Macau;
Toi San Service Centre: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Nº 127 & 129, D. Julieta Nobre da Carvalho Building, Block B, G/F, Macau;
Fai Chi Kei Service Centre: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Edf. Fai Tat, Bloco II, r/c, lojas G e H;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau
Document and Archive Centre : Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Nº 163, G/F;

Submission of Documents for Renewal:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau.
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Document and Archive Centre:
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
Processing timeVerification Period:
Drawn Winners - within 5 working days, dated from the day following the 26th of the month following the application period.
Reserve Applicants: - from 6th to 10th working days, dated from the day following the 26th of the month following the application period.

Renewal

Type of procedureRenewal
Documents to be submitted1. Photocopy of last year's hawker license;
2. 3 recent colour photos of size 1.5 x 1.5 inch;
3. 2 recent colour photos of the assistant in size 1.5 x 1.5 inch(to be submitted by those assistants being approved in the license).
4. A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card; (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page)
5. (only apply to license autorized assistant(s)) A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page).
6. A legible photocopy of water, electricity or telephone bill (within the last six months) bearing the residential address of the applicant;
Documents to be presentedPresent the original valid Macao Permanent Resident Identity Card of the applicant.
Important notesThe application for renewal of hawker license should be processed during January to February of each year.
Target groupHolders of valid hawker license.
Application feeAs prescribed in the "Fees, Charges and Price List of the IACM"
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp duty10% of license fee
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Hawker Affairs
Location for processing the procedureSubmission of Documents:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Central District Service Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
S. Lourenço Service Centre: Rua de João Lecaros, Municipal Market Complex of S. Lourenço 4/F, Macau;
Toi San Service Centre: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Nº 127 & 129, D. Julieta Nobre da Carvalho Building, Block B, G/F, Macau;
Fai Chi Kei Service Centre: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Edf. Fai Tat, Bloco II, r/c, lojas G e H;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau
Document and Archive Centre : Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Nº 163, G/F;

Submission of Documents for Renewal:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau.
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Document and Archive Centre:
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
Processing time10 working days after the submission of all required documents

Renewal after Expiry Date

Type of procedureRenewal after Expiry Date
Documents to be submitted1. Photocopy of last year's hawker license;
2. 3 recent colour photos of size 1.5 x 1.5 inch;
3. 2 recent colour photos of the assistant in size 1.5 x 1.5 inch(to be submitted by those assistants being approved in the license).
4. A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card; (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page)
5. (only apply to license autorized assistant(s)) A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page).
6. A legible photocopy of water, electricity or telephone bill (within the last six months) bearing the residential address of the applicant;
Documents to be presentedPresent the original valid Macao Resident Identity Card of the applicant.
Important notesNot Applicable
Target groupHolders of valid hawker license who fail to process their license renewal within the designated period announced annually.
Application feeApart from the charges prescribed in the " Fees, Charges and Price List of the IACM" (refer to annexed Table 1), the applicants are required to pay an additional fee as prescribed by Clause (4) of Article 2 of Chief Executive Order No. 319/2016 if they file their applications during the following time period:
(1)Application for license renewal within 30 days after the period prescribed by Clause (2): 30% of respective license fee;
(2)Application for license renewal within 60 days after the period prescribed by Clause (2): 60% of respective license fee;
(3)Application for license renewal within 90 days after the period prescribed by Clause (2): 100% of respective license fee.
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp duty10% of license fee
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Hawker Affairs
Location for processing the procedureSubmission of Documents:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Central District Service Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
S. Lourenço Service Centre: Rua de João Lecaros, Municipal Market Complex of S. Lourenço 4/F, Macau;
Toi San Service Centre: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Nº 127 & 129, D. Julieta Nobre da Carvalho Building, Block B, G/F, Macau;
Fai Chi Kei Service Centre: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Edf. Fai Tat, Bloco II, r/c, lojas G e H;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau
Document and Archive Centre : Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Nº 163, G/F;

Submission of Documents for Renewal:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau.
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Document and Archive Centre:
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
Processing time10 working days after the submission of all required documents

Replacement

Type of procedureReplacement
Documents to be submitted1. Application form (034-SIS) is obtainable free of charge from the Integrated Services Centre, the District Service Centres and the Public Services Centres of IACM or can be downloaded from IACM's website;
2. A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card; (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page)
3. 2 recent colour photos of size 1.5 x 1.5 inch;
4. A legible photocopy of the hawker license (if viable);
5. (only apply to license autorized assistant(s)) 2 recent colour photos of size 1.5 x 1.5 inch;
6. (only apply to license autorized assistant(s)) A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page).
Documents to be presentedPresent the original valid Macao Resident Identity Card of the applicant.
Important notesThe respective procedures shall only be processed upon receipt of all required documents from the applicant.
Target groupThose who had lost their hawker license.
Application feeNot Applicable
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp dutyNot Applicable
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Hawker Affairs
Location for processing the procedureSubmission of Documents:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Central District Service Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
S. Lourenço Service Centre: Rua de João Lecaros, Municipal Market Complex of S. Lourenço 4/F, Macau;
Toi San Service Centre: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Nº 127 & 129, D. Julieta Nobre da Carvalho Building, Block B, G/F, Macau;
Fai Chi Kei Service Centre: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Edf. Fai Tat, Bloco II, r/c, lojas G e H;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau
Document and Archive Centre : Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Nº 163, G/F;

Submission of Documents for Renewal:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau.
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Document and Archive Centre:
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
Processing time30 working days

Cancellation

Type of procedureCancellation
Documents to be submitted1. Application form (034-SIS) is obtainable free of charge from the Integrated Services Centre, the District Service Centres and the Public Services Centres of IACM or can be downloaded from IACM's website;
2. A legible photocopy of valid Macao Resident Identity Card; (Note: bearing the frontal and back view on the same page)
3. Original hawker license.
Documents to be presentedPresent the original valid Macao Resident Identity Card of the applicant.
Important notesThe respective procedures shall only be processed upon receipt of all required documents from the applicant.
Target groupThose who decide to give up their hawker license.
Application feeNot Applicable
Form feeNot Applicable
Stamp dutyNot Applicable
Security depositNot Applicable
Fees, Charges and Prices ListNot Applicable
Unit in-chargeDivision of Hawker Affairs
Location for processing the procedureSubmission of Documents:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Central District Service Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
S. Lourenço Service Centre: Rua de João Lecaros, Municipal Market Complex of S. Lourenço 4/F, Macau;
Toi San Service Centre: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, Nº 127 & 129, D. Julieta Nobre da Carvalho Building, Block B, G/F, Macau;
Fai Chi Kei Service Centre: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social do Fai Chi Kei, Edf. Fai Tat, Bloco II, r/c, lojas G e H;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau
Document and Archive Centre : Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Nº 163, G/F;

Submission of Documents for Renewal:
Integrated Services Centre of IACM: Avenida da Praia Grande, Nº 762-804, China Plaza Building, 2/F, Macau;
Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, no. 52, Service Centre of Macao SAR, Macau;
Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, Nº 75K, Taipa;
Central District Public Services Centre : Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, Nos 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maria 3/F, Macau.
Office hoursIntegrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Services Centres:
Mondays to Fridays 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Note: No lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Document and Archive Centre:
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
Processing time10 working days