Service for Foster Pets

How to processLocations for processing the procedure and office hours
FeesTime required for processing
Remarks/ points to note for applicationRelevant standards or requirements
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How to process

Required Document:
1. Application form (provide by Macao Municipal Kennel);
2a. Legible photocopies of identity document(s); or
2b.Legible photocopy of the M7-Business Tax Form issued by the Finance Services Bureau; or
2c. Legible photocopy of the M8-Business Tax Form issued by the Finance Services Bureau; or
3. If the fosterpet(s) is/are dog(s), applicants need to provide the supporting documents bearing the address of the place where the animal(s) is/are kept (for e.g. water bill or electricity bill).

Documents to be presented:
Not Applicable

Locations for processing the procedure and office hours

Location: Macao Municipal Kennel: Avenida do Almirante Lacerda, Macao

Office hours:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)


Application fee:
1. Dog fostering:
Dog license:
Neutered dogs (first-time license application): MOP300.00 plus stamp duty (10% of license fee)

2. Cat fostering:
Vaccination against Rabies (per dose): MOP 50.00
Note: Fee exemption for cats with implanted microchips.

Form fee:
Not Applicable

Stamp Duty:
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Fees, Charges and Prices List:
Not Applicable

Time required for processing

Processing time: 30 working days

Remarks/ points to note for application

Important note:
1. All the pet animal available for fostering has to be those that reside in fostering zone of Macau Municipal Kennel.
2. All the suitable pet animal can only be fostered after the respective sterilization operation is done by municipal veterinarian.
3. All the foster dogs and cats must receive vaccination against Rabies.
4. In dog fostering, the applicant must apply for dog license.
5. Please visit the Macao Animal Health Control Website for information about all pet animals available for fostering.
6. The fee for first-time application for pet dog license includes veterinary examination, microchip implantation, rabies vaccination and metal identification tag (for one dog). The license is valid for 3 years.
7. According to Animal Protection Law (Law no. 4/2016), persons who satisfy all of the following conditions simultaneously may apply for a licence:
1) Natural person aged 18 or above with capacity, or legal person established in accordance with law;
2) Not under the condition that the additional penalties or sanctions as stipulated in Clause 1 2) of Article 28 or Article 30 2) apply.

Relevant standards or requirements


Progress enquiry and obtaining result of service