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Macau - Register Birth

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Procedure[edit]

Application for birth registration (under 14 years of age)[edit]

  1. To register a newborn baby, parents or guardian must make a verbal declaration at the Civil Registry Office within 30 days after birth. In the case of an unregistered child under the age of 14, not yet registered, the procedures stipulated for registration of newborns are followed, with the necessary adaptations.
  2. Registration:
    1. If the parents of the child are married: the appearance of one of them is sufficient.
    2. If the parents are unmarried or the marriage has not yet been registered, both parents must present themselves at the Civil Registry Office or at the Civil Registry Office.
  3. After the birth registration has been signed, the birth certificate ('white card') will be issued and delivered to the declarant and the birth certificate may be requested.
  4. In cases where the mother makes the declaration of the birth with the indication that she does not intend to divulge the name of the father of the child or ignores its whereabouts, the Civil Registry will not mention the paternity.

Application for late birth registration (over 14 years of age)[edit]

  1. The request can be made by the interested party, by any of the parents, by whom the registrant is responsible or by proxy.
  2. A completed application must be submitted together with all the other requirements.
  3. You will need to pay 100 patacas, fee for completing the application. Birth registration is free.

If you are outside Macau[edit]

You may use the contact information provided under 'Office Locations & Contacts' section to get in touch with Macau's consular service office, to inquire about the procedure on how you can register the birth of your child.

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Required Documents[edit]

Application for birth registration (under 14 years of age):

  • Parent identification documents;
  • If the father or mother or both do not have a Macao Resident Identity Card, they must present the document proving their stay in Macau or entry card of the Macao Immigration Services, namely: - resident, Hong Kong Resident Identity Card or passport;
  • Certificate of parental marriage registration if married (unless registered with Macau Conservatory);
  • Name of registrant;
  • Birth notification issued by Keang Wu hospital and the notice number issued by the Hospital Conde S. Januario.
  • Note: The originals of the documents referred to above must be submitted for verification.


Application for late birth registration (over 14 years of age)

  • Application (completed by the official of the Conservatory);
  • Original and photocopy of the applicant's identification document;
  • Photocopy of identification documents for parents and all siblings;
  • In case the parents or siblings are deceased, must present the original of the respective certificate of death registration;
  • Marriage certificate of the parents and the registrant himself, if married;
  • If the registrant was born in a hospital in Macao, he / she must include elements that facilitate the search of the birth registration in the books of the hospitals of Macao filed in this Conservatory;
  • If the registrant is not born in a hospital in Macao, he must provide documentary evidence that the registrant's parents resided in Macao at the time of birth, namely:
    • Identity documents of the parents issued at that time by the Government of Macau;
    • lease agreement on behalf of the parents;
    • Documents proving that the parents practiced in Macao at the time of their birth;
    • Documents proving that the parents had practiced in Macao at the time of their birth.
  • Documentary evidence that the applicant has always used the identification currently used, especially the filiation and date of birth (present originals), and may present for this purpose:
    • Certificate of economic status (proof of economic inadequacy) of the parents issued by the Macao Institute of Social Action;
    • Social housing lease agreement, where the household was mentioned;
    • Certificate of literary qualifications;
    • Professional card for Chinese fishermen, etc.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Directorate for Justice Services

Address
Rua do Campo, No. 162,
Public Administration Building, 15th - 20th floor, Macau.
Telephone: 28564225,28595298
Fax: 28710445,28713109
Email: [email protected]

Address
Alameda Dr. Carlos D'Assumpção, n.º 398,
Edf. CNAC, 6th and 21st floor, Macau.
Telephone: 28750815
Fax: 28750814


Civil Registry Office
Address
Rua do Campo, No. 162,
Public Administration Building, 1st and 2nd floor, Macau.
Telephone: 28550110


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Macao Special Administrative Region
Address:
No. 992, Avenida do Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues,
Macao SAR, PRC
Tel: (00853)87915106/87915126
Fax: (00853)87915102

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Eligibility[edit]

  • Application for birth registration (under 14 years of age): The declaration can be done by one or both of the child's parents or the guardian.
  • Application for late birth registration (over 14 years of age): The request can be made by the interested party, by any of the parents, by whom the registrant is responsible or by proxy.

Fees[edit]

  • Application for birth registration (under 14 years of age): No fee
  • Application for late birth registration (over 14 years of age): 100 patacas fee, for completing the application. Birth registration is free.

Validity[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Processing Time[edit]

Application for birth registration (under 14 years of age): Completion of birth registration within one hour after delivery of the request and the necessary documents.

Related Videos[edit]

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Instructions[edit]

Registration must be done in person at the civil registry office.

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.
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Need for the Document[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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External Links[edit]

http://www.dsaj.gov.mo

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