Notary Service and Company Registration According to the statute of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute: DL 29/99/M, article 25 section 1 (a) “The competence of the notary of IPIM includes: To perform all the necessary duties and to draw up the documents concerned with company registration and to determine the date for the notary service.”

Therefore, through the “One Stop Service” of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, our notary provides a series of services and relevant legal and administrative procedures for company registration.

Procedures :

* Memo for establishing Subsidiary company

* Memo for establishing Branch

Submit documents as follows :

Taxas de Constituição de Sociedade

For reference only

Valor de Capital

MOP

Tabela de Emolumentos do Notário
Imposto de Selo
Emulomentos recebildos pelo Conservatório do Registo Comercial
Registo de Nome
Registo de Empresa

25,000

50,000

100,000

200,000

300,000

400,000

500,000

600,000

700,000

800,000

900,000

1,000,000

1,100,000

1,200,000

1,300,000

1,400,000

1,500,000

2,000,000

3,000,000

4,500,000

5,000,000

10,000,000

20,000,000

30,000,000

50,000,000

225

350

600

1,100

1,600

2,100

2,600

3,000

3,400

3,800

4,200

4,600

4,900

5,200

5,500

5,800

6,100

7,600

9,600

12,600

13,600

18,600

28,600

38,600

58,600

120

300

500

900

1,300

1,700

2,100

2,500

2,900

3,300

3,700

4,100

4,400

4,700

5,000

5,300

5,600

7,100

10,100

14,600

16,100

26,100

36,100

46,100

66,100

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

55

250

350

550

950

1,350

1,750

2,150

2,450

2,750

3,050

3,350

3,650

3,850

4,050

4,250

4,450

4,650

5,650

7,650

10,650

11,650

21,650

41,650

61,650

101,650

1) Notarisation of Memorandum and Articles of Association

Note:According to DL 29/99/M,article 20 point g), the IPIM may receive fees on behalf of the Notary and Commercial registrar, for handing charges of company registration, start up fees and other expenses, The relevant expenses stated above are according to Macau’s regulations, which may be adjusted without further notice.Fees stated in this above chart will be confirmed prior to the registration process.

2. Assistance with application of trade name

1. A trade name is the name of the company that the entrepreneur wishes to trade under. It should not cause any confusion to the existing companies. The proposed name has to be requested by applying for a “Certificate of Admissibility of Trade Name” at the Commercial Registry Office. After successfully approving, the company must be registered within 60 days.

2. A proposed name for newly formed companies can either be in Chinese or Portuguese or both. When using both languages, an English name may also be added. However, if only one of the official languages is used, no English name is allowed. Investors should also ensure that the name in all languages used must have a similar meaning. For Branch Offices, the name should be exactly the same name as that of the parent company. However, the word “BRANCH” is an option to use.

3. Original application forms may be obtained from IPIM or the Commercial Registry Office. The fee for every application is Mop$55 and will be valid for 60 days (Renewable). According to law, it shall not take more than 10 days to process.

Sample Forms for download

Reference only

3. Assistance to apply company registration

Once investment project followed by IPIM, our Notary will give assistance to investor to prepare the following document for company registration:

  • 1. Letter of Application
  • 2. Company Establishment Deed
  • 3. A list of names of shareholders and I.D. copies
  • 4. A list of names of the administrative board
  • 5. Declaration of acceptance of appointment of the administrative board
  • 6. Copy of Certificate of Admissibility of Trade Name

* Registration shall not take more than 15 days to process.

Contact One Stop Service : onestopservice@ipim.gov.mo


Attention:

  • 1. All forms have to be printed in clear letters or typed, then sent by post, fax, or email with an investment plan.
  • 2. On the date of signing the Memorandum, all shareholders have to be present and provide their I.D. cards.
  • 3. Our notary can issue a certificate of memorandum and verify signatures.
  • 4. Registration of the company has to be completed within 15 days from the signing of the company deed.