REAL ID in Hawaii
Licenses and IDs in Hawaii issued after May 2014 are likely already REAL ID-compliant. REAL IDs feature a gold star in the upper-right corner.
A REAL ID-compliant ID (such as a U.S. passport) will soon be required to:
- Board a plane (even for domestic travel).
- Enter nuclear power plants.
- Enter certain federal facilities.
Obtaining a REAL ID for the first time requires visiting your local licensing office and presenting documentation.
Hawaii REAL ID Checklist
Obtaining a REAL ID requires providing your:
- Proof of identity. This may include your:
- S. birth certificate.
- S. passport.
- Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship.
- Foreign passport, U.S. visa and approved I-94 form.
- Proof of social security. This may include your:
- Social security card.
- Paystub with name and social security number (SSN) printed on it.
- W-2 or 1099 tax form.
- Proof of residency (2 documents required). This may include your:
- Utility bill (under 2 months old).
- Valid driver’s license.
- Current registration or title.
- Payment for the applicable license or ID fee.
If your name does not match any of your documents, you must also provide proof of name change. This can be your:
- Marriage certificate or divorce decree.
- Court order for name change or adoption.
- Naturalization certificate.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) provides a complete list of accepted documents.
HI REAL ID Fees
License and ID fees in Hawaii vary by county.
- License (17-24 years old): $40 (valid 4 years).
- License (25-71 years old): $80 (valid 8 years).
- License (72 years old and older): $20 (valid 2 years).
- Non-driver ID: $80.
In Honolulu and Hawaii county:
- License (17-24 years old): $20 (valid 4 years).
- License (25-71 years old): $40 (valid 8 years).
- License (72 years old and older): $10 (valid 2 years).
- Non-driver ID: $40.
- License (16-24 years old): $16 (valid 3 years).
- License (25-71 years old): $32 (valid 8 years).
- License (72 years old and older): $8 (valid 2 years).
- Non-driver ID: $32.