DEFINITION OF COUNSULATE IDENTITY CARD
Administrative Rule Adopted by Revenue Division Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
“Consulate Identity Card” means a Mexican Matricula Consular issued after 2014 or an identity card issued by a consulate located in the United States with an application process and cards that meet the following criteria:
1. The applicant must be a citizen of the country served by the consulate and must apply for the card in person; and
2. In addition to fingerprints and digital photographs, the applicant must provide:
a. A birth certificate from the country served by the consulate; and
b. An official ID from that country, such as a voter ID card; and
c. Proof of address within the issuing consulate’s consular district.
3. The consulate’s ID database must be linked to a national security database in the home country; and
4. The issuance of the consulate ID is supported by a centralized system to avoid duplications and confirm the authenticity of required documents and information; and
5. Consulates must have access to an electronic consular ID database.
6. The identity cards must be printed on plastic and incorporate security features including but not limited to:
a. Visible and invisible marks;
b. A background design with high quality print and micro test frames;
c. Text with different colors of ink;
d. Embedded identity data on a cryptographic chip;
e. A clear photograph;
f. A laser engraved unique card number.
A Dealer should contact the Portland Police Bureau if there are questions about whether an identity card from a country other than Mexico will serve as acceptable identification for Secondhand transactions.
Adopted by Director of Revenue Division as Administrative Rule 020.17-2 June 5, 2017.
Rule renumbered by Auditor's Office and filed for inclusion in PPD June 6, 2017.