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Macau visa Exemption

(1) Macau grants visa free entry to over 50 countries or territories for a stay of 30 to 90 days.

(2) If a visa is required, it can be obtained upon arrival in Macau, issued by the Immigration Department for a period of 30 days.

(3) Starting from 1 July 2010, nationals of Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam are required to obtain an entry visa before arriving at Macau.

Macau Visa Exemption List

 
1.
Nationals of the following countries are exempted in accordance with the written instruction of the Chief Executive:
 
Albania India Norway
Andorra Indonesia Philippines
Australia Ireland Poland
Austria Israel Portugal
Belgium Italy Romania
Bosnia and Herzegovina Japan Russia
Brazil Kingdom of Morocco Samoa
Brunei Kiribati San Marino
Bulgaria Latvia Serbia
Canada Lebanon Seychelles
Cape Verde Liechtenstein Singapore
Chile Lithuania Slovakia
Croatia Luxembourg Slovenia
Cyprus Macedonia South Africa
Czech Malaysia South Korea
Denmark Mali Spain
Dominica Malta Sweden
Egypt Mauritius Switzerland
Estonia Mexico Tanzania
Finland Moldova Thailand
France Monaco Turkey
Germany Mongolia U.S.A.
Greece Montenegro United Kingdom
Grenada Namibia Uruguay
Hungary Netherlands  
Iceland New Zealand  
  -(a total of 76 countries)-
2. Individuals specified in international treaties;
3.
Holders of a "One-way Exit Permit", "Two-way Exit Permit", passport or other travel document issued by the authorities of the People’s Republic of China;
4. Holders of a Hong Kong Identity Card, Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card or Re-entry Permit;
5. Chinese in possession of a valid document for entering and departing from Macao;
6.
Individuals in possession of a travel document valid only for entering or returning to the Macao Special Administrative Region and preliminarily have their permanent residence status verified or declare possession of Residence Authorization;
7.
Holders of a Seaman’s Identity Book issued by countries having ratified in the International Labour Organization Convention 108 of 13 May 1958;
8.
Holders of a License or Crew Certificate (subject to travelling on duty only) issued under Annex 1 and 9 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation of 7 December 1944;
9.
Nationals and residents of the countries and regions which have reached an agreement with the Macao Special Administrative Region on passport-free entry to and departure from Macao;
10.
Holders of a diplomatic or consular identity card issued by the Macao or Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government;
11.
Transit visitors who intend to enter the Macao Special Administrative Region for less than 48 hours for the purpose of travelling onward to another destination via the Macao International Airport;
12. Holders of a diplomatic passport;
13. Holders of a "Laissez-Passer" issued by the United Nations, provided they are travelling on duty;
14. Non-Portuguese in possession of a travel document issued by the Portuguese authorities;
15. Holders of a valid "Non-resident Worker’s Permit" or "Special Stay Permit";
16.
Individuals entering Macao before the expiry date of the "Temporary Authorization to Stay for Non-resident Workers" which is granted while pending the "Non-resident Worker's Identification Card";
17.
Individuals entering Macao before the expiry date of the "Special Authorization to Stay" which is granted for study purpose or to the reuniting family of a non-resident worker;
18.
Individuals entering Macao not later than the designated reporting date indicated on the "receipt" of the "Special Authorization to Stay" application or extension which is made for study purpose;
19.
Individuals entering Macao before the expiry date of the "Extension of Stay" which is granted in accordance with Articles 11 and 12 of Administrative Regulation No.5/2003;
20.
Individuals who have proof of having been granted Residence Authorization of the Macao Special Administrative Region;
21.
Individuals entering Macao before the expiry date of the "Special Authorization to Stay" which is granted for the purpose of residence application;
22. Individuals granted "Visa" and "Entry Permit" exemption by the Chief Executive;
23.
Under exceptional circumstances where proper reasons are given, individuals not meeting the legal requirements for entry or stay but granted Authorization to Enter and Stay in the Macao Special Administrative Region through the written instruction of the Chief Executive.

Information source: Corpo de Policia de Seguranca Publica, Macau