Issue of administrative license to individuals or entities that intend to operate billiard rooms
In general, establishments which are restricted to be used by specific individuals are not required to apply for licenses. However, this does not mean that all establishments with membership system do not require license application. It depends on whether everyone can apply for the membership.
In accordance with law, the procedure for cancellation can only be initiated if an establishment is not in operation for 60 days in a year.
Some non-Macao residents can apply for Certificate of Criminal Record at the Identification Services Bureau. Others have to provide a certificate issued by their countries of origin certifying that they are not prohibited from carrying out the result of the above-mentioned administrative license.
In case of merging two or more shops or dividing one shop, applicants should apply for and obtain the approval from the Land and Urban Construction Bureau in advance.