• Effective from 1st November 2021
    PERMIT FEES GUIDELINE FOR ANNUAL LICENSE
    Principles for the Tariff:
    1. This tariff is based on the commercial value of music in the industry, the consumption level and the consumer price index of Macau, with the reference of the professional rules of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and the royalty rates of affiliated societies in neighboring territories.
    2. This tariff is under the strict supervision of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, one of the four major international accounting firms.
    3. The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) is a non-for-profit and non-governmental organization which works closely with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
    Standard Tariff for Airlines
    1.SCOPE OF TARIFF
    This tariff applies to performance of copyright music and lyrics within the Society’s Repertoire as a background at aircraft for the enjoyment or listening by both flight attendants and passengers therein during flight.
    2. ROYALTY RATES
    2.1 All royalties are charged at the royalty rate in force at the beginning of the Licence Year, and are payable in advance of the Licence Year.
    2.2 The royalty rates payable under this tariff for a Licence Year or part thereof are as follows:
    2.2.1 Background Music (Mechanical Performance) or Visual Music Performance:
    During flight Annual Royalty (MOP)
    per 500 passengers per kilometer per flight $ 0.03
    During Take-off and/or Landing
    per flight $ 14.89
    3. DEFINITION
    For the purposes of this tariff:
    3.1 “Society’s Repertoire” means all or any musical works and literary works which are lyrics to musical works, of which the rights of public performance are or may be controlled by the Society or by any societies in other countries with which the Society is affiliated from time to time.
    3.2 “Licence Year” means a consecutive period of twelve calendar months commencing on the first day of a month in which the licence incorporating this tariff is executed.
    3.3 “Background Music (Mechanical Performance)” means performance by means of a record-player, cassette player or similar contrivance or by means of the audition of broadcasting programmes as simultaneously received over the air by radio or television set/s (other than video player/s or juke box/es) operated on the premises or diffused through a loud-speaker from other parts of the premises or a source outside the premises.
    3.4 “Visual Music Performance” means music when performed at the premises by the playing of recorded music which is synchronized with video or similar visual display by means of a video screen, or other screens for slide and film or video exhibition.
    Standard Tariff for Banking Premises
    Standard Tariff for Beauty Salons
    Standard Tariff for Billiard Rooms and Games Centers
    Standard Tariff for Bowling Centers
    Standard Tariff for Busking
    Standard Tariff for Cinemas
    Standard Tariff for Clinics
    Standard Tariff for Clubhouse, Hotels and Casino
    Standard Tariff for Discotheques & Nightclub
    Standard Tariff for Ferris Wheel or Cable Car
    Standard Tariff for Government Premises
    Standard Tariff for Hair Salons
    Standard Tariff for Hi-Fi Shops & Showrooms
    Standard Tariff for Hospitals
    Standard Tariff for Karaoke / Karaoke Nightclubs
    Standard Tariff for Multi-Function Room (For Government Department/ Charity/ Non-Profit Making Organization)
    Standard Tariff for Multi-function Room
    Standard Tariff for Music Fountains or Lighting Shows
    Standard Tariff for Music-on-hold
    Standard Tariff for New Media
    Standard Tariff for Passenger buses and coaches
    Standard Tariff for Restaurant, Bars and Cafes
    Standard Tariff for Retail Shops, Department Stores and Other common Area
    Standard Tariff for Sauna & Fitness Centers
    Standard Tariff for Shopping Centre Concourses
    Standard Tariff for Skating Rinks
    Standard Tariff for Video Walls and LED Screens
    Effective 1st November 2021
    PERMIT FEES GUIDELINE FOR ONE-OFF MUSICAL EVENTS
    Principles for the Tariff:
    1. This tariff is based on the commercial value of music in the industry, the consumption level and the consumer price index of Macau, with the reference of the professional rules of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and the royalty rates of affiliated societies in neighboring territories.
    2. This tariff is under the strict supervision of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, one of the four major international accounting firms.
    3. The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) is a non-for-profit and non-governmental organization which works closely with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
    Standard Tariff for Bus or Tram Parade
    Total Music Duration

    Permit Fee

    ( per vehicle per function)

    Up to 3 hours MOP 1,196.18
    Over 3 hours MOP 2,392.36

      Remarks:

    1.Functions held on different days or for different sessions are considered separate functions for the purpose of calculating the total permits fee payable.

    Standard Tariff for Dance Party, Disco Night
    Standard Tariff for Exhibition, Trade Fair
    Standard Tariff for Fashion Show
    Standard Tariff for fans meeting
    Standard Tariff for Firework, Lighting Shows
    Standard Tariff for Musical events (other than Exhibitions, Trade Fairs and Road Shows)
    Standard Tariff for Opening or Closing Ceremony, Speech Day, Seminar, Sports Meet, Road Show
    Standard Tariff for Screening of film
    Standard Tariff for Student Activity held on School Campus
    Standard Tariff for Talk Show
    Standard Tariff for Variety Show (other than live concert)
    standard tariff for concert events