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Macao (China SAR)

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    LOW MEDICAL RISK for Macao (China SAR)
    LOW TRAVEL RISK for Macao (China SAR)


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Medium -

Inbound travel is possible, but with notable inconvenience; restrictions affect a wide range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a wide range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Low -

COVID-related precautions and restrictions causing some inconvenience to business operations. Most businesses are operating.

Both essential and non-essential businesses are operating, though outbreaks may impact medical and/or logistic factors  and cause disruption, often at short notice. Pre-existing security risks likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns in the near/medium term, though these disruptions will not affect the stability of the overall security environment. Elective surgery may not be accessible at times and VERY HIGH and HIGH Medical Risk Rated countries will be under pressure. Basic elements of BCPs – such as reduced or staggered staffing, social distancing, limited face to face interaction – may be active, with clear escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundForeign nationals who have not been to anywhere except for the mainland China and Macao within 21 days prior to entry will be allowed to enter if they meet one of the criteria as follows:
- Holders of Mainland China visas issued by the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macao;
- Family members of a Macao resident;
- Work permit holders or anyone with a work related entry proof and their dependents;
- Residence permit holders;
- Students with admission by a Macau higher education institute
- Personnel who travel under essential business, scholastic, or professional purposes.

All other Foreign travellers are banned from entry unless they can prove that their entry is in the public interest.

Macao residents who have visited India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Nepal or Brazil in the past 28 days prior to entry; or have visited other foreign countries in the past 21 days prior to entry must submit three negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test reports issued within 7 days (24 hours between) of their flight’s departure. Returning residents can only transit via mainland China or Tokyo (Japan). Those who have visited India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Nepal or Brazil are subject to 28-day group medical observation; others are subject to 21-day group medical observation and 7-day self health monitoring.
(Until further notice)
Foreigners who are not residents of China, Hong Kong (China SAR) and Taiwan (China) will be allowed to enter Macao (China SAR), provided they are coming from China and have stayed there for more than 21 days.

If travellers have visited Hong Kong in the 14 days prior to arriving in Macao, they must present a negative COVID-19 test result from a nucleic acid test performed within the past 24 hours. They will need to go to a designated facility for a 14-day medical observation.

If travellers have visited Taiwan in the 21 days prior to arriving in Macao, they must present a negative COVID-19 test result from a nucleic acid test performed within the past 72 hours. They will need to go to a designated facility for a 21-day medical observation period.

If travellers have visited mainland China in the 14 days prior to arriving in Macao, they must hold a certificate of negative result for COVID-19 nucleic acid test issued within the past seven days; those who have been to any of the listed locations in Anhui, Guangdong and Liaoning provinces within the past 14 days prior to their entry into Macao must undergo medical observation for 14 days at designated places. The list of locations can be found here: https://www.gcs.gov.mo/p/F21EcxJlYC/o

Residents from the mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan who have visited overseas in the past 21 days are barred from entry.

For more information: https://www.macaotourism.gov.mo/en/ 

from June 5, travellers who have visited Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan or the Philippines within 28 days prior to entry must present proof of 3 negative nucleic acid tests within 7 days (each at least 24 hours apart) and 1 negative serum IgM antibody test or proof of vaccination against the new coronavirus before boarding a flight to Macao.

Starting from 10:00 a.m. on June 8, 2021, all travelers between Guangdong and Macau must have a negative nucleic acid test report made within 48 hours.
In addition, from 6:00 p.m. on June 6, 2021, all inbounders who have visited Liwan, Haizhu, Yuexiu, Panyu and Nansha districts of Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, or Nanhai and Chancheng districts of Foshan City within 14 days prior to their entry into Macau must undergo 14-day medical observation at designated locations as required by the health authorities.
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticA three-colour QR code system at border checkpoints and for entry into public administration premises and other areas is in place. The three-tiered code requires people to confirm if they have been in self-quarantine at their residence or a government designated facility. Visitors with red or yellow codes may be subject to further testing and movement restrictions.
(Until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Macao (China SAR)

COVID-19 information for Macao (China SAR)

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Petty crime presents the main risk to business travellers and is common in tourist and crowded areas, as well as around casinos, for which Macao is famous. Incidences of social unrest are rare, and the risk of terrorism is low in the city.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Macao (China SAR)
Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for most travellers and expatriates,
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Typhoid feverRecommended for adventurous and long-term
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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