State ID program moving to county driver’s licensing offices statewide

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i residents can apply for or renew Hawai‘i State Identification Cards at the Kaua‘i County Driver’s License office, located at 4444 Rice St., Ste. A-480 in Lihu‘e.

The Department of the Attorney General will be transferring the state ID card program to the Department of Transportation, which is then administered by each of the counties, per Act 310, Session Laws of Hawai‘i 2012, which affects the issuance of Hawai‘i State Identification Cards statewide.

Effective Jan. 2, anyone applying for an original or renewal Hawai‘i State Identification Card must present documentary proof of legal name, date of birth, social security number, legal presence and proof of principal residence address in the U.S. in person at any country driver’s license office.

According to the DOT website, documentary proof affects anyone applying for a Hawai‘i State Identification Card, including U.S. citizens and foreign-born applicants, as well as anyone who moved to Hawai‘i from another state or country, and anyone renewing their card.

For more information and list of acceptable documents visit the Hawai‘i DOT website at online.


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