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Tour Guide Card

Service Introduction

Service 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.

Eligibility for application: The exercise of the profession of tour guide depends upon:

  1. Residence in Macao; and
  2. Approval in a qualifying course offered by IFTM; or
  3. 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);
  4. Registered with MGTO and issuance of a tour guide card;
  5. Contractual link with a travel agency.


MGTO headquarter (With barrier-free information counter)

  • Address: Alameda Dr. Carlos d’Assumpção, n.os 335-341, Edifício “Hot Line”, 18º andar, Macau
  • Telephone: (853) 2831 5566
  • Fax: (853) 2833 0518
  • Email: dl@macaotourism.gov.mo
  • Office hours:
    Monday to Thursday: 9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:45pm
    Friday: 9:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
    (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
  • website: http://www.macaotourism.gov.mo/license

Macao Government Services Centre

  • Address: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, n.º 52
  • Office hours:
    Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm (no lunch break)
    (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Macao Government Services Centre in Islands

  • Address: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3.º andar
  • Office hours:
    Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm (no lunch break)
    (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Relevant specification or requirements

  1. Guidelines of Application for Travel Agency License and Tour Guide Card (The Guidelines will be updated from time to time, the latest version can be downloaded on the website of MGTO)
  2. List of tour guides

Relevant Forms

Application for tour guide card 【GT Model 401】

Last updated: 15/11/2021 17:11