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  • Application for Tour Guide Card - Target group, definition and qualifications


    Target group

      Those intending to be tour guides and conforming the following qualifications

    Definition of tour guide

      Tour guide is a professional who welcomes, informs and escorts tourists in Macao, against remuneration.


      The exercise of the profession of tour guide depends upon:
      1. Residence in Macao; and
      2. Approval in a qualifying course offered by the Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM); or
      Approval in a diploma or bachelor degree course in the field of tourism offered by IFTM or by other Macao higher education institution or obtained in a higher education institution outside Macao if accepted by IFTM (those who meet this requirement and possess approved qualification must take refreshment seminar on tourism, culture and economy supervised by the IFTM and pass relevant examinations);
      Registered with MGTO and issuance of a tour guide card;
      5. Contractual link with a travel agency.
    Updated on: 19/05/2020