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Saunas, Massage Parlours, Health Clubs & Karaoke Lounges



This English translation is for reference only. Should there be any discrepancy between the English translation version and the original in Chinese, the latter shall prevail.
 
  • Transfer of ownership or the operation rights

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    Application procedure and documents required

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    Completed application form for transfer of ownership【Model C】transfer of the operation rights【LA Model 203】 (forms can be downloaded from MGTO Industry Net or available from MGTO/MGSC/MGSC-I);
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    If the application is made by a company, the relevant application form must be signed by the company's lawful representative(s) according to the signature(s) on the identity document(s). A copy of the representative(s)' identity document(s) (front and reverse side on the same page) as well as the company chop must be appended to the application.
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    If the application is made by an individual, he/she should sign the relevant application form according to the signature on the identity document, with a copy of the identity document (front and reverse side on same page) attached.
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    If the applicant authorises others to make the application on his/her behalf, the original letter of authorisation with notarised signature(s), or a certified copy of such, must be submitted. Copy of the identity document(s) of the authorised person(s) must be enclosed (front and reverse side on same page).
    2. If the application is made by a company, the following documents must be submitted:
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    Original certificate of company registration issued by the Commercial and Movable Property Registry within the past three months; If the company has been incorporated for less than three months, a copy of the company incorporation or a copy of the Official Bulletin of the Macao Special Administrative Region in which article of incorporation of company is published can be used to substitute certificate of company registration issued by the Commercial and Moveable Property Registry.
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    Original certificate of criminal record of the company¡¦s legal representative (should specify purpose of certificate is to apply for operating sauna and massage parlours, or health clubs, or karaoke lounges) or similar documents.
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    If the application is made by an individual, original certificate of criminal record should be submitted (should specify purpose of certificate is to apply for operating sauna and massage parlours, or health clubs, or karaoke lounges) or similar documents.
    4. The original or the certified copy of contract for the transfer of ownership or the operation rights should include (but not be limited to) the following:
    - Identification and contact information, etc. of two parties concerned in the transfer;
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    Establishment information (e.g.) name, type and classification, address, license number, etc.;
    - Transfer clauses;
    - Effective date of contract;
    - Signatures of the two parties must be notarised.
    5. One copy of M/1 business tax form from the Finance Services Bureau (DSF).
    6. Original identity document of person submitting documents must be produced.

    Fees (applicable to transfer of ownership) - to be paid upon approval of application

    Sauna and massage parlour - One year: MOP 6,000.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
      - Half-year: MOP 3,750.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
    Sauna for steam bath only - One year: MOP 2,500.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
      - Half-year: MOP 1,500.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
    Massage parlours for massage service only - One year: MOP 4,500.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
      Half-year: MOP 2,500.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
    Health club - One year: MOP 2,500.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
      - Half-year: MOP 1,500.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
    Karaoke lounge (each hall or each room) - One year: MOP 500.00 (plus 10% stamp duty)
      - Half-year: MOP 375.00 (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.
    Updated on: 29/07/2019
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