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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Applying For Your Hawaii Driver's License
  • Preparing For Your HI Permit Test
  • Taking Your HI Permit Test
  • Preparing For Your HI Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Taking Your HI Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • After You Have Passed The HI Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
  • Renewing Your HI Driver's License
  • What If You're Moving To HI Or Just Visiting
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Applying For Your Hawaii Driver's License
When am I eligible to apply for my HI Learner's Permit?
In HI, the minimum age requirement is 15 1/2 years old, and at 16 you can apply for your provisional license.
What documents do I need to take with me when I apply for my HI Learner's Permit?
When you apply for your HI Learner's Permit, you will need to bring proof of your identity, your Social Security Number and your lawful presence in the United States. If you are under 18 and your parent or legal guardian unable to bring you, you will need to bring a notarized application signed by your parent or legal guardian.
Where should I go to apply for my HI license?
You are able to apply at a local HI DMV office.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my HI Permit Test if I am under 18?
If you are under 18, a parent or legal guardian should accompany you. If they are unable to do so, your parent or legal guardian will need to sign your application in front of a notary public official.
Can I contact my HI DMV office?
Absolutely. You can visit your local DMV office in person or by calling.
Do I need to my eyes checked before I can obtain a HI Driver's license?
Yes. You do have to complete a vision test in order to get your HI license.
Where do I take my HI Driver's License photo?
You must take your HI Driver's license photo at the DMV office. When you take your photo, you should make sure that you wear what you would wear normally. It's extremely important that your face is clearly shown and recognizable. Look straight at the camera and do not smile, as a resting face is easier to identify.
Preparing For Your HI Permit Test
What should I use to study for my HI Permit Test?
The best way to study for the HI Permit Test is to read the entire Hawaii Driver's Manual. Additionally, you can find quiz questions on our website [link] that can act as a supplement to the HI Driver's Manual.
Where can I find a copy of the HI Driver's Manual?
You can find and download a copy of the HI Driver's Manual online by visiting this website: http://hidot.hawaii.gov
Are there any chapters of the HI Driver's Manual that I can skip?
To have the best chance of passing your HI Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, accident procedures, pedestrian safety, speed limits, traffic violations, traffic signs, and other topics that are covered in the HI Driver's Manual.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the HI Permit Test to pass?
The HI Permit Test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. You will need to answer 25 of those 30 questions correctly in order to pass.
Where can I go to take my HI Permit Test?
You will need to take your HI Permit Test at a local DMV office.
Is there anything I should do the night before my HI Permit Test?
Don't cram the night before your exam. Instead, you should review the notes and information you have already studied. If you've done a thorough job studying for your HI Permit Test, the night before should be a quiet review session. It's also a good idea to take a few practice questions on our website [link]. Get a good night's rest as well.
Taking Your HI Permit Test
At what age am I eligible to take the HI Permit Test?
In HI, the minimum age requirement is 15 1/2 years old, and at 16 you can apply for your provisional license.
What documents do I need to bring with me when I take my HI Permit Test?
On the day of your HI Permit Test, you will need to bring proof of your identity, your Social Security Number and your lawful presence in the United States. If you are under 18 and your parent or legal guardian unable to bring you, you will need to bring a notarized application signed by your parent or legal guardian.
How much does a Hawaii Permit cost?
The written test cost $2, the permit costs between $5 and $10.
Who do I need to bring with me when I go to take my HI Permit Test?
If you are under 18, a parent or legal guardian should accompany you as they will need to sign your application. If they are unable to accompany you, then your parent or legal guardian will need to sign your application in front of a notary public official.
What do I need to know to pass my HI Permit Test?
To give yourself the best chance of passing your HI Permit Test, you should read the entire Manual. The Permit Test will test your knowledge of traffic safety laws, accident procedures, pedestrian safety, speed limits, pavement markings, cyclist safety, traffic violations, traffic signs, and other topics that are covered in the HI Driver's Manual.
How many questions do I have to answer correctly on the HI Permit Test to pass?
The HI Permit Test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. You will need to answer 25 of those 30 questions correctly in order to pass.
Is the HI Permit Test open book?
No. You are not allowed to use your HI Driver's Manual or any other study material while you take your HI Permit Test.
Do I have to take a drug test to be able to take my HI Permit Test?
No. You do not have to take or pass a drug test to be able to apply or receive an HI Driver's License.
What happens if I fail my HI Permit Test?
There are a few reasons, test takers fail their HI Permit Test. A test taker who fails may not have studied thoroughly. Or he or she may have been nervous, anxious and/or distracted on the day of the test. If you fail your HI Permit Test, you will not receive your HI Learner's Permit, and you will need to retake the exam. You will be able to do so after a week has passed, however, do not rush retaking the exam. Take your time. Read the entire HI Driver's Manual again and answer test questions on our website [link] so that the next time you take the HI Permit Test you have the best chance of passing. You will need to pay the $2 each retake.
What happens after I pass my HI Permit Test?
If you pass your HI Permit Test, you will receive your HI Learner's Permit. If you are under 18, you will need to maintain your HI Learner's Permit for 180 days. During this time, you will need to complete thirty hours of classroom driver education, six of which need to be behind the wheel, and at least fifty hours of driving practice, ten of which must be completed at night.
Preparing For Your HI Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
How should I practice driving for my HI Driving Exam?
You should practice and develop a number of safe driving skills. You should feel comfortable accelerating smoothly and gradually, passing through intersections safely, changing lanes effectively, coming to a complete stop at stop signs and traffic signals, sharing the road with other drives, maintaining the speed limit, staying in the correct lane and more. Remember during your exam, your primary responsibility is to demonstrate to your examiner that you know how to drive safely and effectively.
Where can I practice driving for my HI Driving Exam?
Anywhere in the Hawaii as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver, who is 21 years old or older, whenever you are behind the wheel. You should begin practicing in familiar areas then progress to different areas that will test your driving knowledge and your adaptability to different driving situations.
If I am under 18, do I need to enroll in a Driver's Education course?
Yes.
Do I need to learn how to parallel park for my HI Driving Exam?
Yes. You will need to learn how to parallel park for your HI Driving Exam.
Where do I take my HI Driving Exam?
You will take your exam at a local DMV office.
What should I expect on my HI Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your HI Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road. The HI Driver's Manual mentions driving skills that may be tested on the HI Driving Exam.
Is there anything I should do the night before my HI Driving Exam?
The night before your HI Driving Exam, you should practice driving with a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older. You should make sure you get a good night's rest as well.
Do I need to supply my own car for my HI Driving Exam?
Yes. You must supply a vehicle for your HI Driving Exam that is in good working condition. The vehicle should be properly registered and insured.
Taking Your HI Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
Does anyone need to accompany me to my HI Driving Exam?
If you are under 18, a licensed driver who is 21 years old or older can bring you to your HI Driving Exam.
Are there any tips that I should follow to help me pass my HI Driving Exam?
Your examiner wants to see that you are capable of driving safely and effectively. During your HI Driving Exam, you want to make sure that you are not driving too quickly or too slowly; you want to accelerate smoothly and gradually. Obey all stop signs and traffic signals, do not tailgate other vehicles and stay in the correct lane. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road. You should be able to drive defensively and stop at stop lines and crosswalks.
Are there any common mistakes that I should avoid making?
You should avoid driving dangerously, driving too quickly, hitting other objects, forgetting to signal, rolling stops and parking incorrectly. Always maintain good posture and signal well in advance.
Am I allowed to wear my contacts or glasses?
If you wear contacts or glasses regularly to be able to see clearly, you should absolutely wear your corrective lenses during your exam.
Who is allowed to be in the car with me during my HI Driving Exam?
During your HI Driving Exam, the only other person allowed in the vehicle, besides yourself, is your examiner.
What happens if I fail my HI Driving Exam?
If you fail the HI Driving Exam, you will not receive your HI Driver's License. You will be able to retake the exam after a week has passed, however, you should not rush retaking the HI Driving Exam after you have failed. You should pay attention to what your examiner indicates as your weaknesses, and you should work upon improving your driving skills before you retake the HI Driving Exam.
After You Have Passed The HI Driving Exam (Or Road Test)
What happens after I pass my HI Driving Exam?
After you pass your HI Driving Exam, you will receive your license.
Will there be limitations on my HI License if I am under 18?
If you are under 18, there will be limitations on your license. You will only be allowed to have one person under 18 in the car with you, and you will not be allowed to drive between 11PM and 5 AM unless your parent or legal guardian accompanies you.
Do I need to get car insurance?
Yes. You must carry liability insurance able to cover $20,000 per person, $40,000 per accident, $10,000 property damage and $10,000 personal injury protection.
What documents do I need to apply for HI car insurance?
The documents that you will need vary depending on the insurance company to which you apply. Generally, insurance companies want you to submit proof of your identity, your driving record and information about the vehicle you would like to insure.
How much does HI car insurance cost?
The price varies depending on your age, your driving history, your car class and other factors.
Renewing Your HI Driver's License
How do I renew my HI Driver's license once it has expired?
You can renew your license in person or mail.
Do I have to complete another written test before I can renew my HI Driver's License?
No. You will not have to take another HI Written Test.
What If You're Moving To HI Or Just Visiting
Do I have to pass the HI road test when I move to HI from another state?
If your license is still valid, you do not have to take the HI Driving Exam. You will need to replace your out-of-state license with a HI License. In order to do so you will need to pass the HI Written Test.
Is my out-of-state learner's permit valid in HI?
No. Out-of-state Learner's Permit are not valid or recognized in HI.
How long can I drive in HI with my out-of-state license?
As long as you do not become a HI resident, you are allowed to drive with a valid out-of-state license for as long as you like.
Can I drive in Hawaii with my out-of-country license?
Yes. You can drive in Hawaii with an out-of-country license and an International Driver Permit for up to one year.Question Category