Unit in charge: Labour Inspection Department of the Labour Affairs Bureau

Residents, who reliably know of cases of illegal work, can contact the related departments in the following ways: 
1. Public Security Police
Tel: 2857 3333 Reporting Centre;
2. Labour Affairs Bureau
Tel: 2833 8808 (Staff receives calls during office hours; messages are recorded during non-office hours) or
Fax: 2855 0477;
3. Customs Service
Tel: 2855 9944.
 
Fines for the violation of the “Regulation on Prohibition of Illegal Work”
Offender Violation Fines (MOP)
Individual or legal person in Macao Breaching the limits and conditions stated in “Exceptions” $20,000.00 to $50,000.00 for each worker
Non-Resident Exercising self-supporting activity A fine of $20,000.00 to $50,000.00 and shall be forbidden to exercise any employment activity in Macao for a period of 2 years
Breaching the limits and conditions stated in “Exceptions” $5,000.00 to $20,000.00
Fines for the violation of the “Law for the Employment of Non-Resident Workers”
Offender Violation Fines (MOP)
Employer Holding an employment permit for the hiring of a non-resident employee but hires a non-resident employee who is not authorized to be employed A fine of $10,000.00 to $20,000.00 for each worker together with the revocation of all or part of the employment permits issued to the employer, along with the suspension of the right to request new employment permits for a period of 6 months to 2 years
Not holding an employment permit for the hiring of a non-resident employee yet hires such worker A fine of $10,000.00 to $20,000.00 for each worker together with the suspension of the right to request new employment permits for a period of 6 months to 2 years
A non-resident employee works at non-authorized location A fine of $5,000.00 to $10,000.00 for each worker together with the revocation of all or part of the employment permits issued to the employer, along with the suspension of the right to request new employment permits for a period of 6 months to 2 years
A non-resident employee provides a professional activity which he/she is not authorized to perform A fine of $5,000.00 to $10,000.00 for each worker together with the revocation of all or part of the employment permits issued to the employer, along with the suspension of the right to request new employment permits for a period of 6 months to 2 years
Non-Resident An illegal worker $5,000.00 to $10,000.00
A non-resident employee works for a non-authorized entity $5,000.00 to $10,000.00
©2016 Goverment of the Macao Special Administrative Region - Labour Affairs Bureau
Address: Avenida do Dr. Francisco Vieira Machado 221-279, Edifício Advance Plaza, Macau
Telephone: (853) 2856 4109    Fax: (853) 2855 0477    E-mail: dsalinfo@dsal.gov.mo
 

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