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DMV Appointments in Hawaii

In the state of Hawaii, the county you live in will determine what appointments you can schedule. This guide will take you through the types of appointments you can make in each county, how to make them, and what you'll need to bring.

You should also check out the online services offered by the state, which will allow you to accomplish many driver and vehicle-related jobs from the comfort of your own home.

Hawaii County Appointments

By making appointments with the Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division (VRL), you can save yourself big time on the Big Island. Keep reading for more information on scheduling VRL appointments in Hawaii County.

Types of VRL Appointments

You can schedule appointments for visits to the VRL office regarding road tests for:

  • Standard license.
  • Commercial driver's license (CDL).

How to Schedule a VRL Appointment

If you'd like to schedule a standard license road exam, you'll need to call one of the following testing locations:

  • Hilo—(808) 961-2222.
  • Kona—(808) 323-4800.
  • Waimea—(808) 881-3488.
  • Pahoa—(808) 965-2721.
  • Na`alehu—(808) 854-7214.

If you want to schedule a CDL road testing appointment, you'll need to go in person at the Hilo or Kona Driver Licensing Office, with the $50 commercial driver license testing fee.

Maui County Appointments

You can schedule appointments with the Division of Motor Vehicle and Licensing (DMV) for certain road tests if you live in the County of Maui. Keep reading this section for more information on making appointments with the Maui DMV.

Types of Maui DMV Appointments

You can make appointments ahead of time if you're going to visit a Division of Motor Vehicle and Licensing office for road exams regarding your:

  • Standard license.
  • Commercial driver license (CDL).

How to Make a DMV Appointment

Call (808) 270-8080 to make an appointment for a standard license behind-the-wheel exam at the following Maui DMV office locations:

  • Kahului.
  • Kihei.
  • Lahaina.
  • Pukalani.
You can call to schedule an appointment Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm

Standard road exam appointments are also available at the satellite offices of Hana, Lanai and Molokai. Contact these locations directly.

For a CDL road skills testing appointment, you will need to go in person with the $50 CDL test fee to the Kahului Service Center (where all CDL processing is done), or to the Lanai or Molokai facilities.

City & County of Honolulu

You can spend less time in line and more time on the Honolulu beaches, with the convenient scheduling services provided by the Honolulu Motor Vehicle, Licensing, and Permits Division.

Types of Honolulu Appointments

You can make an appointment ahead of time for the following behind-the-wheel tests:

  • Standard license.
  • Commercial driver's license (CDL).

How to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule a standard license road exam, you can use Honolulu's online Appointment for Road Test System(ARTS). You will need to pay a non-refundable testing fee of $8 when you schedule your road test appointment.

To make a CDL road test appointment, you'll need to go in person to the Commercial Driver Licensing Center. There's a $50 CDL road test fee due when you schedule your appointment.

Kauai County Appointments

By scheduling an appointment with the Kauai Driver License Division (DLD) ahead of time, you can spend less time in line and more time enjoying the beautiful Garden Island.

Types of Driver License Division Appointments

You can schedule your next visit to the Driver License Division office regarding road exam appointments for:

  • Standard license.
  • Motorcycle license.
  • Commercial driver license (CDL).

How to Schedule Your Appointment

You will need to call (808) 241-4242 to schedule road test appointments for:

  • Standard driver's license.
  • Motorcycle license.

To schedule your CDL road skills exam, you'll need to go in person with the $50 CDL road exam fee to the Kauai Driver License office.

What You Need to Bring

You'll thank yourself for making sure you have all of the required materials for your appointment at the Driver License Division office. Take a quick look through our guides for an idea of what you'll need to provide at your appointment regarding:

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