IPIM Mission & Objective

IPIM’s main responsibilities:

  • To introduce potential investors to the local investment environment and opportunities. Also to provide “One-Stop Service”: information enquiries – project assessment – company registration assistance provided by IPIM’s notary – guidance on administrative procedures concerned with licence applications – project follow-ups – assistance in the implementation of projects.
  • To provide trade, economic, statistical, general information and market analysis to assist clients in exploring the market and the development of their business.
  • To organise, co-organise exhibitions and other promotional events locally, to participate in such events held outside Macao and to sponsor local enterprises participation in such events, as a way to create trade opportunities.
  • To organise local economic delegations to search for business opportunities, welcome visits by delegations to Macao, in order to create channels for exchange and co-operation.
  • Responsible for the issuing of licenses, technical assistance and supervision for non-financial offshore institutions. To promote local offshore development with various activities.
  • To evaluate applications for local residence by investors, company managers and professionals.
  • Editing and publishing of trade and economic magazines, to promote Macao’s business environment .

1. Our Vision
To promote external trade and attract investment, develop and strengthen economic and trade relations between Macao and the rest of the world.

2. Our Mission
With a series of effective quality services, IPIM aims to assist both local and overseas enterprises to achieve business goals in a competitive market, obtain information, understand the current market trends and grasp business opportunities.

3. Our Values

  • We strive to encourage business communities to take advantage of market opportunities.
  • We shall provide prompt and quality services to all enquiries.
  • Actively promote Macao’s business environment in order to enhance the economy as a whole.


4. Performance Pledge

Items Description Provided by Expected Achievement Rate (2017)
1. One-stop Consultation Service for Investments in Macao A meeting will be arranged between IPIM’s personnel and customer to handle enquiries on one-stop service, investment advice and business-matching services within 2 working days. Enquiries can be made by letter, fax, telephone, e-mail or in person. Investor Service Department 100%
2. Notary Service and Company Registration IPIM is committed to making arrangement to process the company registration within 10 working days after receipt of all required documents. Investor Service Department 100%
3. Processing Investors’ Application for Business-matching Service IPIM is committed to uploading information regarding investor’s intent in business co-operation to IPIM’s Online Business Matching Service Platform within 5 working days after receipt of all required documents. Investor Service Department 100%
4. Personal service for Investor Project’s Implementation IPIM is committed to making personal arrangement within 2 working days after receipt of Project Proposal. Investor Service Department 100%
5. Application for the Use of Temporary Office Space at MBSC IPIM is committed to informing the applicant of the application result within 12 working days after receipt of application form and all required documents. Macao Business Support Centre 100%
6. Application for the Use of the Multi-Functional Conference Halls at MBSC IPIM is committed to informing the applicant of the application result within 7 working days after receipt of all required documents. Macao Business Support Centre 100%
7. User Registration Service at MBSC IPIM is committed to informing the applicant of the application result within 3 working days after receipt of all required documents. If the application is approved, applicant may collect the MBSC User Card within the 3 working days. Macao Business Support Centre 100%
8. Local and overseas exhibition information enquiries IPIM is committed to answering customers’ enquiries on local and overseas exhibitions within 5 working days after receipt of enquiries. Enquiries can be made by letter, fax, telephone or e-mail. Promotional Activities Department 100%
9. Application of Trade Fairs and Conventions to be Organised/Participated by IPIM Application of Trade and economic delegation registration. IPIM is committed to informing the applicant of the application result within 3 working days after the deadline of the application and receipt of all required documents. Promotional Activities Department 100%
10. “One Stop Service” for MICE Bidding and Support in Macao A meeting will be arranged between IPIM’s personnel and customer to handle enquiries on one-stop service, investment advice and business-matching services within 2 working days. Enquiries can be made by letter, fax, telephone, e-mail or in person. Promotional Activities Department 100%
11. Approval for Operating Offshore Service Institution (Non-financial Business) Customers will be informed of the application results within 30 working days after receipt of all required documents. Offshore Services Department 100%
If the required information cannot be provided at the time of enquiry, a reply will be provided to the investor within 5 working days. 100%
Application for Notarised Copy of Offshore Services Permit, and Certificate of Good Standing for Offshore (Non-financial Business) Institution. IPIM is committed to informing the applicant of the application result within 10 working days after receipt of all required documents. 100%
12. Investment Residency Application IPIM is committed to replying to customer’s enquiry on residency application within 5 working days. Enquiries can be made by letter, fax, telephone or e-mail. Residence Application and Legal Affairs Division 100%
13. Enquiry Service at Information Centre IPIM is committed to providing assistance to walk-in customers within 5 minutes after arrival at IPIM´s Information Centre. Research and Information Division 100%
Telephone enquiries will be followed up and handled within 5 working days. 100%
IPIM is committed to replying to customer’s enquiry on market information within 7 working days. Enquiries can be made by letter, fax or e-mail. 100%
14. Registration Service at Macau Business Database IPIM is committed to upload the relevant business information to the “Macau Business Database“ within 5 working days after receipt of all required information. Research and Information Division 100%

* Achievement Rate 2013-2016 (Please refer to the Chinese/Portuguese version)

5. Monitor System
Internal monitoring
IPIM has established a “Performance Pledge Committee”, with the purpose at maintaining the levels of service, seeking continual improvement and pursing the excellence of a quality service.

Public monitoring
Your valuable feedback and comments are welcome if our services do not reach the standards that you have come to expect. Any suggestions on how we can improve will be gratefully accepted. IPIM is committed to investigating the root cause of any complaints due to our failure of our “Performance Pledge Scheme” and we shall reply to all complaints/suggestions within 15 working days.

6. Service Duration

Department(s) Working Hours
DAP / DSO / DAI / MBSC /
Information Centre, GED
Monday – Thursday (9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:45pm)
Friday (9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm)
GJFR Monday – Friday (9:00am – 12:30pm, 2:30pm – 5:00pm)

7 Report on the Handling of Complaints and Suggestions (Please refer to the Chinese/Portuguese version)

8 The Survey Analysis Report of the Level of Satisfaction with our Services (Please refer to the Chinese/Portuguese version)

9 Performance Satisfaction Survey (Click here to write the survey)

 

Contact details for further information on our Performance Pledge scheme, or if you have any suggestions or complaints on our services:
IPIM´s Information Centre
Address: 19th Floor, Edif. China Civil Plaza, 263 Alameda Dr. Carlos d’Assumpção, Macao
Tel: (853) 8798 9131
Fax: (853) 2872 8102
Email:infocentre@ipim.gov.mo