Kaua‘i DMV reopens for walk-in service

LIHU‘E — The county’s Department of Motor Vehicles will reopen for all walk-in services during work hours between 8:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m., starting Thursday, July 22.

Customers are still highly encouraged to book an appointment by visiting kauai.gov and selecting “Book your DMV Appointment.” Walk-in customers will be accommodated in between appointment holders and serviced as time permits. Therefore, as a walk-in customer, you may experience a longer wait time or no service at all, especially if you arrive near close of business, according to the county’s Department of Finance.

Normal hours of operation at the DMV are from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for state and federal holidays. Appointment holders may check-in for a scheduled appointment up to 15 minutes prior to their appointment time. If you are more than five minutes late, the appointment will be canceled and you will then be considered a walk-in customer.

Kupuna Hour is still available for those 65 years or older to complete personal transactions from 8 to 8:45 a.m., Monday through Friday. No appointments are necessary for Kupuna Hour.

Appointments are still needed for road tests. To book a road test, please call 241-4242.

Officials continue to prioritize the health and safety of all visitors and associates of the DMV. Therefore, masks are required for entry and service and social distancing guidelines will continue to be enforced.

  1. knowitall July 22, 2021 12:23 pm Reply

    Sure seems a little sudden… maybe 5-10 more years just to make sure they’re safe!

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