Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus: Passport Office in Hilo HI
Last Reviewed on February 21st, 2023
Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes
Passport Photos: No, you will need to get passport photos taken before going there. Here is our passport photo guide for reference and here is a list of places to get passport photos in Hilo.
Hilo Passport Office: Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus Location OverviewHawaii Community College - Manono Campus is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Hilo, HI you can go here for passport help. Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus is a School facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There is 1 other passport acceptance agent offices located in Hilo. Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus is located in County, Hawaii.
About Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus
Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.
Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement
Doesn't need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Name Change Application
Passport Processing Times at Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus
Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.
Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.
Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Hilo. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.
Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Hilo, HI
Honolulu Passport Agency - 174 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 2027.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 2138.2 Miles
Passport Services Offered at Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus
Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.
Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)
4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports at any acceptance agent.
Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus Service Area Radius
This passport office is located in - Hawaii County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 96720, 96781, 96783, 96721, 96728, 96710, 96773, 96771, 96749, 96760, 96780, 96774, 96764, 96776, 96275, 96718, 96785, 96778, 96727
Frequently asked questions
Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.
It's about 350 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from Hilo to Honolulu Passport Agency, the closest passport issuing agency. You might want to consider using a passport expediting service to save you the time of going there yourself.
Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus is an acceptance agent, Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.
If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.
If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.
No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus will not be able to assist any further.
No, you will have to get your passport photo taken before you go to Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus for the sealing of your passport. Do not go there without getting passport photos first or you will not get your application sealed. Here's the list of locations to get passport photos in Hilo.
You can pay for the acceptance agent fees with cash, check, debit card, or money order. Your passport application fees will be paid separately by check or money order only.