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Meeting to review driver license rules (May 21)


Federal and state mandates now prohibit the issuance of a driver license or permit to any person who is not legally authorized to be in the United States.

Individuals applying for or renewing a Hawaii driver’s license or permit are required to provide proof of identity, date of birth, Social Security number, and legal presence.

Proof of an individual’s legal presence includes a U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport or other documents.

A meeting to explain these new requirements and to answer questions on applying for or renewing a driver’s license or permit 5-6 p.m. Monday, May 21 at Aupuni Center Conference Room, 101 Pauahi Street, Hilo.

This is the first in a series of meetings to inform the public about the new requirements to help reduce the wait time and ensure that everyone comes in with the correct documents.

County officials apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate patience as they comply with these new federal and state mandates.

This meeting place is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations, call 961-8021.

Information about the new requirements is available at

For further information, email

One Response to “Meeting to review driver license rules (May 21)”

  1. vet2640 says:

    Proof of identity?, Hawai’i = Arizona? Proof?, how about your previous license?
    “PARANOIA” has come to Hawai’i!!


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