Foreign Consulate ID Cards (FCICs)

Any country that issues consulate identification cards to its citizens or nationals may request that the identification card be accepted as valid identification by the City of Los Angeles.  Pursuant to Los Angeles Administrative Code Section 19.150 the request must be filed with the Office of the City Clerk.  The City Clerk is responsible for approving the City's acceptance of foreign consulate identification cards, compiling a list of consulate identification cards, and providing an annual review of the use of the foreign consulate identification cards by department.

City Ordinance 175853

PDF iconList of Authorized FCICs

PDF iconHow to Request FCIC Authorization

PDF iconLAPD Security Guidelines

PDF iconDepartmental Responsibilities