How to Register Marriage In Macau

Register Marriage In Macau By Online

  1. Before the marriage ceremony either spouse is required to visit the Conservatory with photocopies of identification documents for both to get information on the documents required.
  2. If the couples wish to hold a celebration of the wedding in front of an official of the church with competent for the ceremony the marriage certificate must be approved to the Conservatoire.
  3. When all the documents required are submitted and the date has been registered at the conservatory for process of formalities. The review of the application must be conducted within five days from the day of work following receipt of the application complete with all required documents (Except the case of marriage requests that are conducted in accordance with Chinese laws and traditions).
  4. The request to register a marriage may be filed by both partners or either one spouse as well as the attorney of the other spouse in the Civil Registry, which must be accompanied by the documents required (see the list below).

If you’re not in Macau

Contact information listed under the “Office Locations and Contacts’ to contact Macau’s consular office to inquire for registering your wedding in Macau.

Required Documents For Register Marriage

  • Photocopy and original of the identification certificate of both spouses (if one spouse is a foreign national, they must be able to show the legal document needed to gain entry into Macao (such as the Original and photocopies of passport and the authorization title for entry);
  • Birth certificates for both of your spouses (if you are unable to be present, but with the approval of the Conservatoire, are able to bring two witnesses to prove the authenticity of your name):
    • People who are native of Macao and have their birth registration recorded in this Conservatory is exempt from the submission of the appropriate certification;
    • Birth certificate issued by China’s People’s Republic of China, for the naturalization of the identical;
    • Certificate of birth issued by authorities in the country or the territory of their naturalization, for foreigners
  • Other documents:
    • (a) Individuals who aren’t ordinarily residents in Macao must provide evidence of their civil status granted by authorities in the state where they live (issuance that is not longer than six months) and provide two witnesses for verification;
    • 2.) Presenting a single certificate, which is issued by the relevant authorities to Macao SAR holders stating their marital status as a married person is exempt. They must also prove that they hold an identity or passport from a different state, no matter their date of their residence in Macao;
    • 3.) In the event that the partner is divorced or widowed or divorced, they has to provide evidence of that the divorce of the previous marriage, if that factual information within this Conservatory is not required to be accompanied by the distribution of the relevant document.
  • If the couple has signed an agreement prenuptial that must be signed to the Conservatory until the day of the wedding or announced at the Conservatory after the marriage ceremony begins (in case there is no prenuptial contract the marriage is believed to have been completed in accordance with the rules of shares purchased).

Office Locations and Contacts

Directorate for Justice Services

AddressRua do Campo, No. 162,
Public Administration Building, 15th 20th floor Macau.
Telephone: 28564225,28595298
Fax: 28710445,28713109

Alameda Dr. Carlos D’Assumpcao, n.o 398,
Edf. CNAC 6th and 21st floors. Macau.
Telephone: 28750815
Fax: 28750814

Civil Registry Office
Rua do Campo, No. 162,
Public Administration Building, 1st and 2nd floors, Macau.
Telephone: 28550110

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the Macao Special Administrative Region
No. 992, Avenida do Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues,
Macao SAR, PRC
Tel: (00853)87915106/87915126
Fax: (00853)87915102


  • One spouse must reside in Macao.

NOTE: Minors over 16 years old but under the age of 18 years old must get permission from the holder of parental authority or the guardian of their legal supply. to ensure the successful completion of the wedding.


  • To organize the marriage ceremony for the wedding ceremony: MOP 150.00 plus stamp duty (varies depending on the amount of sheets involved in this process);
  • In the wedding chair At the wedding table: MOP 150.00;
  • In the event of a marriage agreement (if the declaration is signed in the conservatory) MOP 250.00.

Processing Time

The review of the application must be conducted within five working days of the day of work following acceptance of the request along together with all documents required (Except for marriage requests that are conducted in accordance with Chinese traditions and laws).

Information that could be helpful

Room for weddings:

There are two locations currently available to celebrate weddings One is located on the Macau peninsula, and the other located on Taipa Island. Once they have received the approval for the weddingceremony, couples may choose to book either online and during working hours contact the number 28550110 to select the wedding venue:

  1. The Macao Wedding Hall is located in the Civil Registry Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Administration Building. The hours of operation are 2nd, 4th, and 6th, from 10h45 till 13h00.
  2. The wedding Hall of Taipa is located at Largo do Carmo. The hours of operation are 3rd and 5th at 11:00. Visit hours: All day from 9:00 until 18:30 (except those dates 1 January and all three of the days leading up to Lunar New Year, Day of the Dead (Cheng Ming) May 1 Day After of the Lunar Cake (Chong Chao) and October 1. the day of worship of the Ancestors (Chong Yeong) and the 20th of December).

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