CCICs are issued to consuls, consular staff, the head and members of the Office of the European Union in Hong Kong, their spouses and dependent children of the age of 11 years or above.
The existing CCIC has been issued since 20 February 2019. CCIC is in the form of a smart card made of polycarbonate and embedded with a chip module of dual (contact and contactless) interface. The card size is similar to a standard credit card. To better protect against forgery, the CCIC has a number of security features. The card face design and the security features of the CCIC are shown as follows: