GUIDANCE FOR LICENSING APPLICATIONS

  • Credit Institutions (including Banks)
  • Finance Companies
  • Financial Intermediaries and Other Financial Institutions1
  • Money Changers (including Money Exchange Counters)
  • Cash Remittance Companies

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. Setting up of a financial intermediary or other financial institution
  6. Incorporation of a money changer or the engagement of money exchange activities by specific entity
  7. Incorporation of a cash remittance company

Part D. Supplementary Information Requirements for Stored Value Card

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

Last revision: 2019-10-25 23:50:17