Stamp Issue “20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Customs Service”
25/10/2021 15:34

Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will issue the stamp theme “20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Customs Service” on 1st November, 2021. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, featuring the work of the Macao Customs Service in various areas.


The Customs Service of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China was set up and officially operated on 1st November, 2001, mainly responsible for leading, executing and monitoring all the measures related to customs policies, and undertakes the police nature functions like managing and supervising related affairs. The Macao Customs Service monitors and patrols Macao’s maritime and coastal areas to prevent illegal activities in order to safeguard citizens’ safety and property.


With the development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the Macao SAR started officially manage 85 square kilometers of coastal area since 20th December, 2015. And the openings of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the Hengqin New Port and to other regional integration processes, the Macao Customs Service have kept in pace with the development of the Macao SAR.


The above issue will be available for sale at the General Post Office (9:00a.m. to 5:30p.m.), the Communications Museum (9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m., 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m.), and the “Rua do Campo” Post Office (9:00a.m. to 7:00p.m.). The mail service for the relative philatelic products cancelled with the commemorative postmark will be available on the issue date at the above locations. The philatelic products are as follows:


Philatelic Products Selling Price Quantity
Set of 4 Stamps 17.00 patacas 250,000
Sheetlet 68.00 patacas  
Souvenir Sheet 14.00 patacas 250,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 23.00 patacas 3,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 20.00 patacas 3,000
Information Brochure 7.00 patacas 4,450
Information Brochure with Stamps 24.00 patacas  
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 21.00 patacas  


The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Sun Chi Lon, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Customs Service of the Macao Special Administrative Region.


This is the thirteenth theme of 2021 issues. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Ox” on 05/01/2021, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Ox” on 20/01/2021, “120th Anniversary of the Printing Bureau” on 22/02/2021, “Mainland Scenery VIII” on 01/03/2021, “Libraries in Macao II” on 23/04/2021, “Procession of Our Lady of Fatima” on 13/05/2021, “Festivals – Buddha’s Birthday” on 19/05/2021, “Macao Typical Old Shops” on 11/06/2021, “Centenary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China” on 01/07/2021, “Wushu – Chinese Martial Arts and Health” on 13/09/2021, “Insects” on 09/10/2021, “150th Anniversary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association” to be issued on 28/10/2021, and “20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Unitary Police Service” to be issued on 29/10/2021.


Technical Data of Stamp “20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Customs Service ”


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