• The Personal Data Protection Bureau (hereafter as the PDPB) accepts and handles applications free of charge in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act (hereinafter as the PDPA).
  • An authorization application should be made by a controller.
  • Before applying, please first refer to the authorization section and to confirm the types of authorization needed.
  • Note: no processing of the personal data that requires prior authorization is allowed before obtaining an authorization from the PDPB; otherwise it may constitute an administrative or criminal offence.
  • An authorization application should include all the required information as specified in Article 23 of the PDPA. An applicant should submit a completed Application Form for Authorization. This form shall be completed in Chinese or Portuguese; separate application forms are needed for separate applications.
  • Double check the details of the completed form. If an applicant is a legal person or an entity with legal personality, the form should be stamped with an official seal and signed by its representative according to the signature of his ID documents. On the other hand, if the applicant is a natural person or an entity without legal personality then it is proved by the signature of the applicant or the representative of the entity according to that on his ID copy as attached, in addition to submitting the required documents as specified on the form.
  • Submitting the completed and signed form, together with the attached documents, to the PDPB can be done by the following methods:

    a. To submit in person to the Personal Data Protection Bureau (Address: Av. da Praia Grande, No. 804, Edf. China Plaza, 17.º Andar, Macao). The submission date will be regarded as the date of notification.

    b. To submit by post (P.O Box 880, Macao; or to the Personal Data Protection Bureau, at Av. da Praia Grande, No. 804, Edf. China Plaza, 17.º Andar, Macao). Then the date of posting will be regarded as the date of notification.

  • An applicant should supply further documents as soon as he or she is required by the PDPB.
  • The PDPB shall inform the applicant of the result in writing. The authorization will be, according to laws, registered, made accessible by the public and published in PDPB's annual report.

Address:Avenida da Praia Grande, N.º 804, Edif. China Plaza, 17.º andar, Macau

Tel: (853)28716006

Fax: (853)28716116