DMV to reopen to public for limited services on June 1

The County of Hawaii Department of Finance announced Tuesday the first phase of reopening of its Division of Vehicle Registration and Licensing offices for limited in-person services will begin on June 1.

While all Vehicle Registration and Licensing offices will remain closed to the public until this date, customers may renew their vehicle registrations or driver’s licenses (issued after May 1, 2014) by using the following alternatives:


Vehicle Registration Renewals:

(1) Mail in renewals can be sent to County of Hawaii, Motor Vehicle Registration, 101 Pauahi St., #5, Hilo, HI 96720

(2) Online applications can be found on our County website at:

(3) Kiosks are located at the Safeway stores in Hilo and Kona as well as the Foodland store in Waimea.

(4) In-wall drop off slot at the Hilo MVR office. (Please do not drop off or mail in renewal applications with “cash”)


Driver’s License or State ID’s renewals (issued after May 1, 2014):

Mail in renewal applications to 349 Kapiolani St., Hilo, HI 96720. Duplicate license requests for lost licenses will also be accepted by mail. Visit for application details and forms.

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