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What Are the Basics?

When you move within or to Hawaii, you need to make sure to register that move by changing your address. The way you’ll do this will vary based on which island you live on and which county you live in. If you have any questions, you should go to your local DMV or Satellite City Hall, so that you can ask for specific paperwork available in your area.

How Do I Change My Address If I Am Moving Within Hawaii?

Hawaii County

If you live in Hawaii County, you will need to send your updated address along with your:

  • Signature
  • Current address
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license number
  • Name


Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division349 Kapiolani Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Remember to include at least two documents that prove your new address, such as utility bills.

Honolulu City/County

If you live in Honolulu City and County, you will need to complete your address change by mail or fax. You can do this by filling out the Honolulu County Notice of Change of Address Form.

Mail this to:

Driver License SectionP.O. Box 30340
Honolulu, HI 96820

Maui County

If you live in Maui County and need to change your address, complete the Notice of Change of Address form and take it to your local county office. You can also mail it to the address on the paperwork.

Kauai County

Those in Kauai County will need to go to their local DMV office to change their addresses.

How Long Do I Have to Complete This?

You have 30 days from the date of your move to complete an address change.

How Do I Change My Address If I Am Moving To Hawaii from Another State?

If you are moving into Hawaii for another state, you will need to get a new driver’s license and change your address. The state prefers that you complete this in person at your local DMV.

Head to your local DMV in:

Services for an out-of-state change of address are usually not available online, and depending on where you are, you won’t be able to get any other support online, either. It’s usually best to get to the local DMV to change your address, update your license and register your vehicle upon arrival, but you have up to 30 days.

How Long Do I Have to Complete This?

You will have 30 days to complete your change of address form when you move to Hawaii, but it’s better to do it sooner rather than later.

Where Do I Call With Questions?

You can call the Hawaii County Vehicle Registration and Licensing Division/Honolulu County Motor Vehicles, Licensing, and Permits Division at 808-532-7730. You can also contact the Maui County Motor Vehicles, Licensing, and Permits Division at 808-270-7363. Finally, you can reach the Kauai County Drivers License and Motor Vehicle Registration Divisions at 808-241-4242.

Last Verified:
Jul 5, 2023