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  • Application for Transferist Card - First application


    Application procedure and documents required

    Completed application form【T/CG Model 501】 (forms can be downloaded from MGTO Industry Net or available from MGTO/MGSC/MGSC-I); application should be submitted by travel agency employing applicant as transferist;
    The application form must be signed by the lawful representative(s) of the company that is the license holder of the travel agency or the technical director of the travel agency. Company chop as well as a copy of the signatory(s)' identity document(s) (front and reverse side on the same page) must be appended to the application.
    Copy of identity document of transferist (front and reverse side on same page. Original identity document must be produced for examination);
    Copy of certificates of relevant courses issued by the IFTM (original certificate must be produced for examination);
    Copy of document detailing address of residence of transferist (e.g. copy of water bill or electricity bill);
    Copy of M/7 or M/8 business tax form from the Finance Services Bureau (DSF) of the travel agency;
    6. 1½ inches recent colour photograph or digital photograph; or to be photographed on-site without charge.


    MOP 100.00 (plus 10% stamp duty).

    Place of Application

    Macao Government Tourism Office – Payment can be made by cash, cheque or bank draft  (It should be made payable to "Direcção dos Serviços de Turismo") ;
    Macao Government Services Centre/Macao Government Services Centre in Islands – Payment can be made by cash, cheque or bank draft (It should be made payable to "Instituto para os Assuntos Municipais")。

    Important information

    According to Administrative Regulation no. 22/2008,
    Payment can be made by only one of the 3 means above in each payment;
    Exact amount payable should be put on the cheque and bank draft;
    The date on the cheque should be no more than 3 days prior to the date when payment is made.
    The cheque should be certified if the payment is equal to or exceeding MOP50,000.00.

    Validity of card

    3 years.
    N.B: Renewal can be made only within 60 days before the expiry date of the transferist card. Under special circumstances, if renewal is needed prior to the above-mentioned period, applicant should request by letter, provide reasons and supporting documents.

    Performance pledge

    Item of Performance Pledge Standard handling time and service description
    First time application for the card Within 15 working days from the following day after the application with all necessary documents have been submitted to MGTO.
    Updated on: 19/05/2020