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    SUMMARY: How to Change Your Address in Hawaii

    To change your address on your HI driver’s license and vehicle registration, you will need to contact your local DMV office and submit your request. The process will vary depending on which county you reside in. You are not required to obtain an updated driver’s license, or vehicle documents showing your new address, but you can apply for duplicates if you like.

    Continue reading this page to find out more about changing your address with the Hawaii DMV.

    Driver’s License/ID Card Address Change

    Depending on your county, the process to change your name on your HI driver’s license or ID card may differ.

    Hawaii County

    If you live in Hawaii county and need to update your address on your driver’s license, you will need:

    • A letter that includes your:
      • Name (as shown on your HI driver’s license).
      • Driver’s license number.
      • Date of birth.
      • Signature.
      • Current address.
    • 2 documents proving your new address. See the complete list of accepted documents.

    Send the above documents to:

    Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division
    349 Kapiolani Street
    Hilo, HI 96720

    This will update your Hawaii county Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division records only. If you’d like a replacement driver’s license showing your new address, you’ll need to visit your local HI county office and apply for a duplicate.

    Honolulu City and County

    You must notify the Honolulu Driver License Section of your new address within 30 days of moving. You can do this either by mail or by fax only.

    You may fill out a Honolulu County Notice of Change of Address Form (Form CS-L(MVR)82) or you can mail a letter that includes your:

    • Name.
    • Previous address.
    • Current address.
    • Social Security number (SSN).
    • Date of birth.
    • Signature.

    Send your letter and 2 documents proving your new address:

    • By mail to:
      Driver License Section
      P.O. Box 30340
      Honolulu, HI 96820
    • By fax to: (808) 832-2904.

    NOTE: A complete list of accepted documents to prove your address can be found on the state website.

    If you’d like a replacement HI driver’s license/ID card showing your new address, visit your local HI DMV office in person and:

    • Provide your fingerprints.
    • Have your photo taken.
    • Pay the $6 fee.

    If you’re out-of-state, you can apply for a Hawaii duplicate driver’s license/ID card by mail. See our Replacing a Driver’s License or Identification Cards page for more information.

    Maui County

    If you live in Maui county, notify your local HI Division of Motor Vehicle and Licensingoffice of your new address within 30 days.

    You will need:

    NOTE: See the website for a list of accepted documents.

    Submit the above documents either by mail, fax, or in person at your local HI county office. (See the application form for the mailing address and fax number.)

    If you’d like a new Hawaii driver’s license/ID card showing your new address, you can order a replacement. Instructions can be found on these pages:

    Kauai County

    If you’re a resident of Kauai county, contact your local Hawaii Driver License Division office for more information about changing your address.

    HI Title & Registration Address Change

    The process of changing your address on your vehicle title or registration may differ depending on which Hawaii county you live in. If you live in Honolulu or Kauai counties, contact your local Hawaii DMV office for instructions.

    Once you’ve changed your address on your driver's license and motor vehicle records, you can order replacement documents that show your new address. See our following pages for information:

    Hawaii County

    If your vehicle registration is due for renewal, you can change your address when you renew. Simply cross out your old address on your renewal application or registration certificate and print your new address next to it before submitting it.

    Contact your local HI county office for more information about changing your address on your registration or certificate of title.

    Maui County

    The state of Hawaii advises that you inform the local county offices of any address change within 30 days to ensure you don’t miss any important correspondence from them.

    You’ll need to submit a completed Notice of Change of Address (Form DMVL 593) either by mail or by fax to the details on the form.

    If you’d like a replacement certificate of title or registration, see our following pages for instructions:

    New Hawaii Residents

    If you’re new to Hawaii, make sure you obtain a HI driver’s license and register your out-of-state car with the DMV. More information can be found on our following pages:

    Change Your Name in Hawaii

    If you’ve recently changed your name in Hawaii, you’ll need to notify your local county office and obtain updated documents showing your new name.

    Visit our Changing Your Name in Hawaii page for more information.

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