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Burial in Private Cemeteries
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Service description

Application for holding burial for the deceased family members or relatives in private cemeteries

Target group of service:Individuals who intend to bury the remains of their deceased family members or relatives in private cemeteries

Result of service:Issue of license for burial in private cemeteries


Enquiry channels

Unit in-charge: Division of Environmental Hygiene

Location:

Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, n.os 762-804, Edifício China Plaza, 2.º andar, Macau

Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, n.º 52, Centro de Serviços da RAEM, Macau

Northern District Public Services Centre – Toi San Station: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, n.º 127, Edifício D.ª Julieta Nobre de Carvalho, Bloco B, R/C, Macau

Northern District Public Services Centre – Fai Chi Kei Station: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social de Fai Chi Kei, Edifício Fai Tat,Bloco II, R/C, Lojas G e H, Macau

Central District Public Services Centre: Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, n.os 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3.˚ andar, Macau

Central District Public Services Centre – S. Lourenço Station: Rua de João Lecaros, Complexo Municipal do Mercado de S. Lourenço, 4.˚ andar, Macau

Macao Government Services Centre in Islands: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3.˚ andar, Taipa

Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, n.º 75K, Taipa

Islands District Public Services Centre – Seac Pai Van Station: Avenida de Vale das Borboletas, Complexo Comunitário de Seac Pai Van, 6.˚ andar, Coloane

Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery: Our Lady Mercy Cemetery, Avenida Coronel Mesquita, Macau

Office hours:

Integrated Services Centre, Macao Government Services Centre in Islands and Public Services Centres
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (No lunch break, closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)

Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery
Monday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(Closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)


Tel / Fax:

Civic Service Hotline: 2833 7676
Fax:2871 1203

faqs
Is application for license for burial in private cemeteries to IAM required for burying the deceased family members / relatives in private cemeteries?按此打開

Yes. In accordance with the stipulation of Clause 1 of Article 10 of Administrative Regulation no. 37/2003 amended by Administrative Regulation no. 22/2019, application must be made to IAM before the burial takes place.

How long can the remains be exhumed after the deceased’s burial in the tomb?按此打開

Exhumation can only be carried out after the expiration of 7 years of the burial period. 


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sanctions
  • Anyone who commits the administrative infractions stipulated in Clause 1 of Article 23 of Administrative Regulation no. 37/2003 “Regulamento de administração, funcionamento e fiscalização dos cemitérios” (Regulations on management, operation and supervision of cemeteries) amended by Administrative Regulation no. 22/2019 is liable to a fine of MOP1,000.00 to MOP5,000.00, without prejudice to criminal liabilities if any.