translation of the data fields.
(5) The issuing consulate has filed with the Department
of State Police a copy of the issuing consulate's consular
identification document and a certification of the
procedures that are used to satisfy the requirements of
paragraphs (2) and (3).
Acceptance of consular identification
(a) When requiring members of the public to provide
identification, each State agency and officer and unit of local
government shall accept a consular identification document as
valid identification of a person.
(b) A consular identification document shall be accepted
for purposes of identification only
and does not convey an
independent right to receive benefits of any type.
(c) A consular identification document may not be accepted
as identification for obtaining a driver's license or
registering to vote.
(d) A consular identification document does not establish
or indicate lawful U.S. immigration status and may not be
viewed as valid for that purpose, nor does a consular
identification document establish a foreign national's right
to be in the United States or remain in the United States.
(e) The requirements of subsection (a) do not apply if:
(1) a federal law, regulation, or directive or a
federal court decision requires a State agency or officer
or a unit of local government to obtain different
(2) a federal law, regulation, or directive preempts
state regulation of identification requirements; or
(3) a State agency or officer or a unit of local
government would be unable to comply with a condition
imposed by a funding source which would cause the State
agency or officer or unit of local government to lose funds
from that source.
(f) Nothing in subsection (a) shall be construed to
prohibit a State agency or officer or a unit of local
(1) requiring additional information from persons in
order to verify a current address or other facts that would
enable the State agency or officer or unit of local
government to fulfill its responsibilities, except that
this paragraph (1) does not permit a State agency or
officer or a unit of local government to require additional
information solely in order to establish identification of
the person when the consular identification document is the
form of identification presented;
(2) requiring fingerprints for identification purposes
under circumstances where the State agency or officer or
unit of local government also requires fingerprints from
persons who have a driver's license or Illinois
Identification Card; or
(3) requiring additional evidence of identification if
the State agency or officer or unit of local government
reasonably believes that: (A) the consular identification
document is forged, fraudulent,
or altered; or (B) the
does not appear to be the same person on the
consular identification document.
Privacy and disclosure
Use by a
State agency or officer or a unit of local government of
information collected from, or appearing on, a consular
identification document is subject to the same privacy and
limitations that apply to the Illinois