Section 5: Required Coding Information on ROW-A-15, Payment Request

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Include the ethnic code number on form ROW-A-15 Payment Request to identify the displacee as minority or non-minority.

Anchor: #AXTVNBUSEthnic Codes for ROW-A-15, Payment Request

Code No.


Classification Includes Persons:


Black Americans

having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.


Hispanic Americans

of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish or Portuguese culture or origin, regardless of race.


Native Americans

who are American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, or Native Hawaiians. Registration as an official member of an Indian tribe recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs is required for American Indians.


Asian-Pacific Americans

whose origins are from Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, the Philippines, Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Territories of the Pacific, and the Northern Marinas.


All Other






Asian-Indian Americans

whose origins are from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.





Alaskan Native

who are specifically native Alaskans, i.e. Inuits.

Indicate the appropriate code number in the “Comments” section on form ROW-A-15 Payment Request. These code numbers are different from those that are used in the Human Resources Manual and are not related to personnel matters.

Complete the printed section at the bottom of each ROW-A-15 Payment Request, to show the entire distribution of the statement total to the proper accounts or project according to current ethnic coding procedures.

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