Macao Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Macao, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
While traveling to Macao, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
Make sure you know about Macao’s medical care and safety and security tips.
A magnificent view in Macao


If there is one place you should visit during your stopover in China, Macao is a priority. Whether you arrive in autumn, winter or spring, you will be continuously seduced by the beauty of this multifaceted region, renowned for its casinos and undiscovered treasures. Composed of Macau peninsula and two islands Taipa and Coloane, Macau is its own paradise. History enthusiasts will be fascinated by its countless vestiges that testify to the Portuguese presence on the territory. You will also have the chance to do plenty of sightseeing while visiting the historic centre of Macau. Piazza, temples, churches, Moorish barracks, cemeteries await you at every street corner.

Recommended travel vaccinations for Macao

Vaccine Disease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrhea Contaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B Contaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
Rabies Infected Animals
Japanese Encephalitis Mosquito bites
Influenza Airborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Macao

Medication Additional Information
Azithromycin or Suprax Antibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea


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Medical Care in Macao

Macao serves as one of the safest places in Asia with regards to health. The health care system proves excellent and the health problems posed to foreigners are non-existent. You will have access to a variety of hospitals and clinic, including the  Macau Health Department, the Kiang Wu Hospital or the Taipa Medical Center. If you are victim of an accident or are suffering from a serious illness, you will need to be medically evacuated by plane to Hong Kong.

Whilst pharmacies are well stocked, they offer many forms of traditional Chinese medicine. It is wise to bring a first aid kit before travelling to the Macau territory.

For emergency services in Macao call 112 for a public ambulance.

Or call  888- 488-5617

Is Macao Safe for Travel?

Safety and Security Descriptive
Crime Risk present
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Risk of tensions escalating quickly with North Korean nuclear missile tests
Road safety Narrow roads

Drive on the left side

Public transportation Widely available
Risk level Normal security precautions

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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Macao?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

If staying under 30 days, then only a passport is required to enter Macau. The passport must be valid for at least 30 days beyond the date of departure.

If you’re planning a stay for more than 30 days, then Macao’s Immigration service must approve the duration of your trip.

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Embassy of Canada to Macao information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Embassy to China (HONG KONG)
Street Address:
9th Floor, 25 Westlands Road,
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong SAR, China

Tel.: 85 (2) 3719 4700
Fax: 85 (2) 2847 7561


Click here to access the embassy’s website

Please note that this is the website for the Canadian Embassy in Hong Kong. There is no Canadian government office in Macao.