As Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of China, Macau and Hong Kong have their own entry requirements that are different and independent from that of mainland China. If you are planning to visit these regions, please make sure to review the visa requirements before your travel.
While mainland China requires visitors of nearly all nationalities to have a valid entry visa, Macau on the other hand, grants visa-free entries to nearly all foreign visitors. Generally, visa-free stay of between 30 – 90 days is granted depending on your nationality.
Visa-Free Stay of Up to 30 Days for Nationals of
Australia, Canada, Chile, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, the United States of America and Uruguay
Visa-Free Stay of Up to 90 Days for Nationals of
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Czech, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania
Even Longer Visa-Free Stay for Nationals of
The United Kingdom (up to 6 months)
Hong Kong Residents (up to 1 year) – Holders of “Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card” or “Hong Kong SAR Re-entry Permit”
Passports are required at entry and must be valid for a minimum of 30 days from your date of entry into Macau
Visa for Visitors of Other Nationalities
Visas can be obtained from the Immigration Services through Embassies/Consulates of the PRC and should be used within the validity. The visa is expired after the valid date.
Visas may be applied for upon arrival at the Immigration counter, however some countries are required to apply for an entry visa before embarking to Macau.
There are three types of visa:
Individual – MOP$100, children under 12 years of age pay MOP$50.
Family Passport – MOP$200
Group – MOP$50 per person for bonafide groups of 10 or more and children aged 12 or under.
For More Information
Please visit the official Macau site at http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/EDoN.html
Important Travel Tip
If you enter Macau or Hong Kong from mainland China that’s considered leaving China. Say you are planning to go back to China after your Macau or Hong Kong trip, this is considered a separate entry into China which requires you to have another entry visa into China or to hold a valid multiple entry visa.