Visitor Information


From the Macau International Airport:

Only 5 minutes away via the complimentary Venetian shuttle bus.

From Hong Kong International Airport:

A direct express ferry whisks you to Macau within an hour, and you need not go through Hong Kong Customs.



Cotai Water Jet is the premium high-speed ferry service connecting Hong Kong and Macau, offering a journey that is comfortable, convenient and reliable. Since 2007, the Cotai Water Jet fleet has carried more than 58.3 million passengers and averages approximately 94 daily sailings.

Upon arrival in Macau, passengers can take a convenient, complimentary ride on the big blue luxury air-conditioned coaches to the doorstep of The Venetian-Macau-Resort-Hotel.

For detailed schedule, please visit Cotai Jet Website:


From HongKong:

HKZM bridge officially opened. There is direct bus service from HK to Sands Resort Macao. For details, please click here.

From Zhuhai:

Lotus Bridge: Take a bus to Hengqin and proceed through Customs. Once in Macau, take the complimentary Venetian shuttle bus to The Venetian Macau.

From Gongbei Border Gate:

Proceed through Customs, and once in Macau, take the complimentary Venetian shuttle bus to The Venetian Macau.

From Guangzhou/Zhongshan/Dongguan/ Shenzhen:

Take a cross-border bus to the Gongbei Port Shopping Plaza in Zhuhai or to the Lotus Bridge in Hengqin. Walk through Customs into Macau where you may take the complimentary Venetian shuttle bus to The Venetian Macau.

Complimentary Venetian shuttle buses from the Gongbei Border Gate to The Venetian Macau.

Photo Macau is taking place in Hall A, Level one, of the CotaiExpo.

Level one map:

Hall A is located next to the meeting rooms on Level 1. Please feel free to ask the Venetian staff on location for help with directions should you need any.

For further details of the Venetian floor plan, please click here.

All visitors must hold a passport or a valid travel document. Please note that the validity of these documents must not be less than 30 days since the day you enter Macau.

If travel arrangements are made through an agent, the visa processing is handled by Macau tour operators.

A. Visas are required by all visitors except:

a. Residents of Macau;

b. Nationals of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Czech, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mongolia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania and the United Kingdom(6 months) for a stay up to 90 days;

c. Nationals of Australia, Canada, Chile, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United States of America and Uruguay for a stay up to 30 days;

d. Nationals of Brunei for a stay up to 14 days;

e. Nationals of China with valid Macau entry/depart documents, including residents of Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas Chinese for a stay of up to 30 days;

f. e “Hong Kong Identity Card” (with symbol “*”, “***” or “R”), “Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card” or “Hong Kong Reentry Permit” holders may stay in Macau for a maximum period of one year.

g. Holders of Diplomatic Passport or “Laissez Passer” issued by the United Nations.

h. Holders of Consulate / Diplomatic documents issued by the Macau SAR or Hong Kong SAR.

B. Visas can be obtained from the Immigration Services through Embassies/Consulates of the PRC and should be used within the validity, the visa is expired after the valid date.

C. Visas are also available on arrival in Macau at the Immigration Services for a period of 30 days.

There are three types:

Individual – MOP$100, for individual traveller for a single stay of up to 30 days in Macau, children under 12 years of age pay MOP$50.

Family – MOP$200 for couples, husband travelling with wife and or children (under 12 years of age) of same surname or on proof of their relationship.

Group – MOP$50 per person for bonafide groups of 10 or more and children aged 12 or under.

For further information, please call the Macau Immigration Services of Public Security Police Force: (Macau Area code) 853 – 2872 5488 or visit the website:

For those who want to travel to mainland China, visas may be obtained at any of the China Travel Service (CTS) offices counters in Macau (the main branch is located at Rua de Nagazaki, 35.

(Tel.853-2870 0888) or at the Gongbei Immigration and Customs (after the Border Gate) .

Portuguese passport holders who need the consulate’s assistance may go to the Portuguese Consulate located at Rua Pedro Nolasco da Silva, 45, or call Tel: (853) 2835 6660/1/2 or fax: (853) 2835 6658