Self-Exclusion and Third-party Exclusion Applications
Article 6, Clause 1 of Law No. 10/2012 - “Regulating the
Conditions of Entering, Working and Gaming at Casinos”, upon
the application of an individual to exclude himself/herself
from casinos, or upon the confirmation of an exclusion
request made by his/her spouse, ascendant, descendant, or a
family member related to him/her within the second degree of
kinship by blood, the Director of DICJ may prohibit the
person from entering all or some of the casinos for a
maximum period of two years.
Application Guidelines and Procedures
Anyone may apply.
Third-Party Exclusion applications
The applicant must be the excluded person’s spouse,
parent, son/daughter or brother/sister.
application: The person to be excluded must sign on the
application form to confirm the exclusion.
3. Exclusion period
exclusion period is two years.
Application for exclusion to casinos
The applicant can
apply for exclusion from all or some of the casinos in
self-exclusion or third-party exclusion application
application in person at the DICJ office located at
Avenida da Praia Grande, 762-804, Edf. China Plaza, 11th
the ID card of the applicant and the person to be
excluded for ID verification. A recent photo of the
person to be excluded must also be provided.
self-exclusion application is submitted to DICJ through one
of the casinos in Macao, DICJ will contact the applicant
to verify his/her personal details.
must be made by the excluded person himself/herself, by
coming in person to the DICJ office.
6. Notice of
DICJ will notify
the applicant of the start and end date of the exclusion
period within five working days after the application is
7. Notes for
in the exclusion program is voluntary.
of exclusion” refers to a continuous period of time
until the day that the exclusion order expires, unless
an application to revoke the exclusion is submitted to
DICJ within the period of time that the exclusion is
application is approved, the person excluded is
prohibited from entering or staying at all or some of
the casinos in the Macao Special Administrative Region
during the exclusion period. Failure to comply with the
above requirement constitutes a crime of disobedience.
The person to
be excluded has the right to choose whether or not to
receive counseling service from problem gambling
prevention and treatment agencies.
Extension of the exclusion period
Once the exclusion
order has expired, or once a revocation of exclusion has
been made by the excluded person, the exclusion period may
be extended only after a new self-exclusion application is
made, or after the applicant has confirmed a new third-party
person may apply for revocation within the exclusion period,
however the revocation will only come into effect 30 days
after the request is made.
The application to
revoke an exclusion order must be made by the excluded
person himself/herself, by coming in person to the DICJ
office located at Avenida da Praia Grande, 762-804, Edf.
China Plaza, 11th floor.
For further enquiries regarding exclusion applications, please contact DICJ at:
Avenida da Praia Grande, 762-804, Edf. China Plaza, 11th floor, Macau.
Telephone: (853)8397 3286 or (853)8397 3281
Fax: (853)2871 2331
Obtain application forms
Application forms can be obtained from DICJ, The Resilience Centre of the
Macao Social Welfare Bureau and casinos. Forms may also
be downloaded from the DICJ website.
Download application forms (in Chinese and