Macao Special Administrative Region passport

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The Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China passport (Chinese: 澳門特別行政區護照; Portuguese: Passaporte da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau) is a passport issued to Chinese citizens who are permanent residents of the Chinese Special Administrative Region of Macau.

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Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China passport
中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區護照
Macau_Biom_Passport.jpg
The front cover of the Macau SAR ePassport issued since September 2009
TypePassport
Issued byFlag_of_Macau.svg Macau
First issued1999 (first version)
September 2009 (second version)
December 2019 (third version)
EligibilityChinese citizens who are permanent residents of Macau
Expiration10 years after acquisition for adults aged 16 or over, 5 for children
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Macau_Sar_Passport_Old_and_New_Style.jpg
The older, non-biometric Macau SAR passport issued until 2009 (left), and its newer, biometric counterpart issued since 2009 (right)
Observation_and_Identification_Pages_of_the_Macau_ePassport.jpg
Biodata pages of the Macau SAR ePassport
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Visa pages of the Macau SAR ePassport
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Inside front cover and first page of the old version Macau SAR passport

In accordance with Macau Basic Law, since the transfer of sovereignty over Macau on 20 December 1999, this passport has been issued by the Identification Services Bureau (under the Secretariat for Administration and Justice) of the government of Macau under the prerogative of the Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China.

The official languages of Macau are Portuguese and Chinese; consequently, all the passport's text is in Traditional Chinese characters and Portuguese in addition to English.

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