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Macau - Obtain a Certificate of Documents Authentication

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  1. To obtain a Certificate of Documents Authentication, visit a Macau SAR Identification Office.
  2. Fill up an application form. A link is provided under 'Documents to Use' section which you can click to download the form.
  3. Make sure to sign the form the same way you signed your Macau SAR Resident Identity Card.
  4. Submit a completed application along with all the required documents. Application can be made by an authorized person by presenting the original and photocopy of applicant's identity card if applicant cannot apply in person.
  5. You may collect your certificate after 5 working days following day after the bureau has received the application and all necessary documents.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Photocopy of the applicant's BIR,
  • Completed application form

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Macau SAR Identification Department

Avenida da Praia Grande,
nº804, Edificio “China Plaza”,
1º andar, Macau

Office hours:
Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 18:00
(Closed on Saturday, Sunday and government holidays)

Enquiry and Appointment Hotline: (853) 2837 03777/ (853) 2837 0888
Fax: (853) 2837 4300

Email: [email protected]

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Macao SAR Resident Identity Card (BIR) holders


Certificate of Documents Authentication: MOP$15.00, extra MOP$5.00 for every single authentication.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Application Form - Download

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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

You may collect your certificate after 5 working days following day after the bureau has received the application and all necessary documents.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. 	
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url '' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.

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Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.
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Need for the Document[edit]

Please provide the need for the procedure. e.g. Birth Certificate - why do we need to have a birth certificate? 

Information which might help[edit]

Enter other informations which might help.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Macau SAR Identification Department

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More information which might help people.