GUIDANCE FOR LICENSING APPLICATIONS:

  • Credit Institutions (including Banks)
  • Finance Companies
  • Wealth Management Companies
  • Investment Fund Management Companies
  • Financial Leasing Companies
  • Payment Services Institutions
  • Money Changers
  • Cash Remittance Companies
  • Financial Intermediaries and Other Financial Institutions1

APPLICATIONS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED TO:
The Banking Supervision Department
Monetary Authority of Macao
Calçada do Gaio, n.os 24 e 26,
Macao

Email:
Phone: +853 28568856
Fax: +853 28301132

Contents

Part A. Overview of Licensing Regime

Part B. Application Procedures

Part C. Licensing Requirements / Criteria and Information to be provided in the Applications:

  1. Incorporation of a credit institution
  2. Opening of a branch in Macao by credit institution incorporated overseas
  3. Setting up of a subsidiary or opening of a branch / representative office overseas by credit institution incorporated in Macao
  4. Incorporation of a finance company
  5. Incorporation of a wealth management company
  6. Incorporation of an investment fund management company
  7. Incorporation of a financial leasing company
  8. Incorporation of a payment service institution
  9. Incorporation of a money changer
  10. Incorporation of a cash remittance company
  11. Setting up of a financial intermediary or other financial institution

1Excluding financial institutions that transact insurance activities and/or manage private pension funds


Last revision: 2021-11-26 11:24:05