Application for bone box service
Target group of service:Individuals who intend to store the bone remains of their deceased family members or relatives in bone boxes in public cemeteries
Result of service:Issue of receipt of use of bone box
Unit in-charge:Division of Environmental Hygiene
Locations for processing:
- Integrated Services Centre: Avenida da Praia Grande, n.os 762-804, Edifício China Plaza, 2.º andar, Macau
- Northern District Public Services Centre: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, n.º 52, Centro de Serviços da RAEM, Macau
- Northern District Public Services Centre – Toi San Station: Avenida de Artur Tamagnini Barbosa, n.º 127, Edifício D.ª Julieta Nobre de Carvalho, Bloco B, R/C, Macau
- Northern District Public Services Centre – Fai Chi Kei Station: Rua Nova do Patane, Habitação Social de Fai Chi Kei, Edifício Fai Tat,Bloco II, R/C, Lojas G e H, Macau
- Central District Public Services Centre: Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, n.os 5 e 7, Complexo da Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, 3. andar, Macau
- Central District Public Services Centre – S. Lourenço Station: Rua de João Lecaros, Complexo Municipal do Mercado de S. Lourenço, 4. andar, Macau
- Macao Government Services Centre in Islands: Rua de Coimbra, n.º 225, 3. andar, Taipa
- Islands District Public Services Centre: Rua da Ponte Negra, Bairro Social da Taipa, n.º 75K, Taipa
- Islands District Public Services Centre – Seac Pai Van Station: Avenida de Vale das Borboletas, Complexo Comunitário de Seac Pai Van, 6. andar, Coloane
- Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery: Our Lady Mercy Cemetery, Avenida Coronel Mesquita, Macau
Integrated Services Centre and Public Services Centres
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (no lunch break, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
Service Office in Our Lady Mercy Cemetery
Mondays to Thursdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Fridays 9:00 pm - 1:00 pm 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
(Closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)
Telephone / Fax
Civic Service Hotline: 2833 7676
- First-time Application
Frequently asked questions
- Can application for bone boxes be made for bone ashes?
- Is it possible to apply for joint burial in a bone box?
- Decree-Law no. 7/85/M -Updating medical-legal conditions pertaining to the relocation, removal, burial, cremation and incineration of remains dated 9 February amended by Decree-Law no. 47/85/M dated 15 June and Administrative Regulation no. 15/2019.
- Administrative Regulation no. 37/2003 “Regulamento de administrao, funcionamento e fiscalizao dos cemitrios” (Regulations on management, operation and supervision of cemeteries) amended by Administrative Regulation no. 22/2019;
- Anyone who commits the administrative infractions stipulated in Clause 1 of Article 23 of Administrative Regulation no. 37/2003 “Regulamento de administrao, funcionamento e fiscalizao dos cemitrios” (Regulations on management, operation and supervision of cemeteries) amended by Administrative Regulation no. 22/2019 is liable to a fine of MOP1,000.00 to MOP5,000.00, without prejudice to criminal liabilities if any.