Q22.What documents are required for temporary residency renewal / extension application?

A:Please refer to Point 5 – “Documents required for temporary residency application” in the Temporary Residency Application Guidelines:
https://www.ipim.gov.mo/en/investment-residency/temporary-residence-permit-application/application-procedures-and-guidelines/.

Q23.For current holders of valid temporary residency permits, when can they apply for renewal?

A: According to Article 19 of Administrative Regulation No.3/2005, applicants have to submit to IPIM renewal applications within the first 60 days of the 90 days before the expiration of the temporary residency, otherwise the temporary residency will become invalid according to Paragraph 1 under Article 20 of the Administrative Regulation. Please refer to relevant application methods in the Temporary Residency Application Guidelines:
https://www.ipim.gov.mo/en/investment-residency/temporary-residence-permit-application/application-procedures-and-guidelines/.

Q24.If the validity of a Macao ID lapses when the renewal application procedure is on-going, is the holder of this Macao ID allowed to leave or re-enter the Macao SAR? Can the “ID renewal declaration” serve as a Macao ID for the time being?

A: If the validity of a Macao Identity Card lapses when the renewal application procedure is on-going, the holder of this Macao ID is still allowed to leave or re-enter Macao. This applicant may submit application to IPIM for the “ID renewal declaration” to certify that the applicant has already filed renewal application according relevant regulations and that the renewal application procedure is being processed. The “ID renewal declaration” cannot serve as a Macao ID for the time being.

Q25.To whom the temporary residency can be extended?

A:Relevant details are elaborated in point 2.2 in the Temporary Residency Application Guidelines.
https://www.ipim.gov.mo/en/investment-residency/temporary-residence-permit-application/application-procedures-and-guidelines/.

Q26.What documents are required for extending temporary residency to common law spouse?

A: Relevant details are elaborated in point 5.2.2 in the Temporary Residency Application Guidelines:
https://www.ipim.gov.mo/en/investment-residency/temporary-residence-permit-application/application-procedures-and-guidelines/.

Q27. After being granted temporary residency, how can applicants apply for extension to their family dependents?

A: Applicants who have been granted temporary residency may file application for extension to eligible family dependents in the following ways:

  1. Applicants who have been granted temporary residency may file application for extension to their family dependents based on Article 5 of Administrative Regulation No. 3/2005 “Investors, Managerial Personnel, Technical and Professional Qualification Holders Temporary Residency Scheme”. (Please note that applicants must maintain the legal status crucial to the approval of application from the applicants or their family dependents have been granted temporary residency for the first time till having continuously lived in Macao for 7 years. Otherwise, it will be disadvantageous to the continuity of the temporary residency approval of applicants or their family dependents.)
  2. Pursuant to Law No. 4/2003 and Administrative Regulation No. 5/2003, applicants may file application at the Public Security Police Force (CPSP) for temporary residency extension to family dependents. Detailed information is available at CPSP’s official website: http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/psp_top5_9.html.

Please note that applicants who have acquired Macao Permanent Resident Identity Cards can apply for extension to family dependents only at CPSP.