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    Hawaii's Department of Transportation (DOT) now handles the issuing of ID cards.

    Hawaii ID Card Eligibility Requirements

    Beginning January 2, 2013 the DOT implemented identification requirements for applicants for photo ID (including renewals). When applying, you must visit any driver's license office with:

    • A completed State of Hawaii Identification Card Application.
    • A completed Parent/Guardian Affidavit, if the applicant is between the ages of 10 years old and 14 years old.
    • Proof of legal name and date of birth. Accepted documents include:
      • Birth certificate.
      • U.S. Passport.
      • Naturalization certificate.
      • NOTE: If your name has changed, bring proof, such as a marriage certificate or divorce papers.
    • Proof of Social Security number.
    • Proof of legal presence.
    • 2 proofs of residency.

    The DOT provides a full list of accepted documents. All documents must be originals or certified copies. Photocopies are not accepted.

    Hawaii ID Card Fees

    Check with your local driver’s license office before visiting for fees and accepted forms of payment. Or you can also call:

    • City & County of Honolulu: (808) 532-7730.
    • County of Hawaii: (808) 961-2222.
    • County of Kauai: 808-241-4242.
    • County of Maui: (808) 270-7363.

    Renewing and Replacing a Hawaii ID Card

    Renew your ID card in person, making sure to bring:

    If you are a U.S. citizen or alien admitted for permanent U.S. residence, you'll need to show the following documents every 2nd renewal:

    • Proof of legal name and date of birth. Accepted documents include:
      • Birth certificate.
      • U.S. Passport.
      • Naturalization certificate.
      • NOTE: If your name has changed, bring proof, such as a marriage certificate or divorce papers.
    • Social Security number.
    • Proof of legal presence.
    • 2 proofs of residency.

    NOTE: Depending on county, older ID card holders may be allowed to renew by mail. Maui county residents 80 years old and older, for example, have this option.

    Replacing a Hawaii ID Card

    To replace a missing or stolen card, go to an driver's license office and complete an ID card application. Documentary proof of legal name, date of birth, residency, legal presence, and Social Security number is not required unless any current information on record has changed.

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