The Hawaii name change process:
- Get your Hawaii proof of name change document;
- Update the SSA;
- Visit the Hawaii DPS for your Hawaii driver’s license name change;
- You may update your Hawaii voter registration, passport office (if traveling); IRS & USPS if moving; and last,
- Update Hawaii banks, Hawaii utilities, and others here.
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Read about the Hawaii name change process:
1. Hawaii Legal Proof of Name Change Documents
Hawaii Birth Certificates
During the name change process in Hawaii, you may have to prove your identity or U.S. citizenship. If you don’t have a certified copy of your Hawaii birth certificate, you may get one for $10.00 for your first certified copy and $4.00 for each additional one. Make your request by mail here:
State Department of Health
Office of Health Status Monitoring
Vital Records Section
P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801-9984
Pay your fee with a Cashier’s check, certified check, or money order payable to the State Department of Health.
Hawaii marriage certificates are generally available at the same address for a $10.00 fee and $4.00 for additional copies. Follow the same procedures for Birth Certificates detailed above.
Note that you may call (808) 586-4533 or visit the Hawaii State Department of Health office website to determine how to get a CERTIFIED COPY.
Divorces granted after January 2003, are only available through the Hawaii county circuit court that issued the divorce order.
3. Hawaii Driver’s License Name Change
Hawaii Driver’s License Name Change
In Hawaii, changing your name on your driver’s license differs a bit by county. Generally, the process is the same, however—(1) go in person; (2) bring your Hawaii proof of name change (certified Hawaii marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order); and (3) pay the fee. The small difference are described below, so go to your section to confirm your specific county’s name change steps.
Complete the form provided by your local Hawaii DMV office and bring with you (1) Hawaii proof of name change, (2) be prepared to pass a vision test, (3) provide fingerprints, and (4) pay the required fees.
Hawaii County, Kaui and Maui Counties
Complete the form provided by your local Hawaii County DMV’s office or here [insert STATE OF HAWAII DRVIER’S LICENSE APPLICATION]. Bring with you your (1) current Hawaii driver’s license—if you don’t have it, you’ll need two documents to prove your identity (see the list below), (2) Hawaii proof of legal name change, and (3) payment of the duplicate license fee.
Hawaii Vehicle Title and Registration Name Change
To change your name on your Hawaii vehicle title or registration be prepared to provide (1) Hawaii proof of legal name change (2) your current registration, (3) vehicle title, (4) proof of your identity (see list below), and (5) payment of the duplicate registration or title fee.
4. Hawaii Voter Registration Name Change, Passport Name Change and/or Address Changes
Hawaii Voter Registration Name Change
You can use Hawaii’s Online Voter Registration service to update your information online.