SIAM: East Asian Section Conference 2016

University of Macau, June 20-22 2016


Visa Information

All visitors must hold a passport or a valid travel document.
The following countries/regions are visa free to Macau*
BelgiumBosnia and HerzegovinaBrazilBrunei
BulgariaCanadaCape VerdeChile
Kingdom of MoroccoKiribatiLatviaLebanon
MontenegroNamibiaNetherlandsNew Zealand
RomaniaRussiaSamoaSan Marino
SloveniaSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSpain
TurkeyU.S.A.United KingdomUruguay
* Please refer here for updated information (Chinese version).

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.

Visa maybe 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.

The above information is for reference only. For further information on entry formalities, please contact the Macau Immigration Services of Public Security Police Force at tel: +853 2872 5488, website, or email:sminfo @

Getting To Macau

By Air

  • Via Macau International Airport
    The following 38 cities can take direct flight to Macau International Airport:
    Bangkok, Beijing, Busan, Chengdu, Chiang Mai, Chongqing, Clark, Dalian, Danang, Fuzhou, Ha Noi, Haikou, Haiphong-Catbi, Hangzhou, Hefei, Ho Chi Minh, Jinjiang, Kuala Lumpur, Kaohsiung, Manila, Nanjing, Nanning, Osaka, Phnom Penh, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai, Shenyang, Singapore, Taichung, Taipei, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo, Wuhan, Wuxi, Xiamen, Zhengzhou.
    For more information, please visit here.
  • Via Hong Kong International Airport
    For many attendees outside of China, another way to go to Macau is to travel to Hong Kong first. In Hong Kong airport, you can take a ferry to Macau directly from the Hong Kong airport. Sailing schedule can be found here.

By sea

From Hong Kong: TurboJet and Cotai Water Jet offer frequent ferry services between Hong Kong and Macao. Travel time is approximately one hour. Visitors may disembark in Hong Kong at the Ferry Terminal at Sheung Wan or Tsim Sha Tsui and in Macao at the Macao Ferry Terminal or the Taipa Ferry Terminal.

By Lands

Visitors can enter Macao by land through the Border Gate or the CoTai Checkpoint. The Border Gate operates from 6:00 am to midnight and the CoTai Checkpoint at the CoTai Reclamation Area operates 24 hours.
Click here for more information on travelling to and from Macao.