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Hawaii Drivers License Information

To get your drivers license in Hawaii, you need to apply for a Class 3 license. 

Hawaii Drivers License Requirements

18 years and under

  • Class 3

    • You must be at least 17 years old.
    • If you are under 18, you must complete the Graduated Licensing Program (See Below)
  • Provisional License 

    • For drivers under 18.
  • Instruction Permit

    • You must be at least  15 and 1/2 years old.
  • Graduated Licensing Program

    • You must be between 15 and 1/2 years and 18 years of age.

17 years and over

  • Class 3

    • If you are under 18, you must complete the Graduated Licensing Program

Hawaii Drivers Ed

Visit our hawaii drivers ed page for more information on Hawaii driver education.

Tests Required

  • Eye Exam

  • Knowledge Test

  • Skills Test


New Driver's License

  • 2 year License
    • $10.00
  • 4 year License
    • $20.00
  • 8 year License
    • $40.00

Instruction Permit

  • $5.00


WrittenTest Fee

  • $2.00

Road Test Fee

  • $8.00

Documents needed to get your Hawaii Drivers License

  • Proof of Name and Age

    • A few examples:
      • State of Hawaii ID Card with photo
      • U.S. Passport
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • For Minors

    • A few examples:
      • Both parents.
      • Legal guardian or guardians with Court Documents
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE
  • Social Security 

    • Social Security Card (original card)
    • State of Hawaii ID Card with photo
  • Proof of Military Exemption

    • A couple of examples:
      • Military documents which show the return date to the U.S.A., duration and the place of deployment
      • For complete list of items SIGN IN HERE


Hawaii DMV Office

Go to your Hawaii DMV Office in order to take your required tests. You can use our locator to find the office that is closest to you.

Take the Hawaii Drivers License Test

At this point you need to make sure that you have prepared and studied all of the material for the written test. You can find the Hawaii Driver Test handbook here

Buy a Car and Get Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is required by law in most states. Click HERE to get started and we'll help you find the lowest rates in your state.

Take the Driving Test

Your last step is to show up to your local Hawaii DMV Office and take the driving test.