Lawai, Hawaii Passport Office Information
How to get a passport in Lawai, HI: Passport Offices & Application Process
Lawai Post Office
2-3600 Kaumualii Hwy
Lawai HI, 96765
In Lawai, Hawaii there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Lawai passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).
In addition to the 1 passport office in Lawai, there are (57) other passport offices in Hawaii from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Lawai, Hawaii and Expedited Passport service options for Lawai.
Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can witness your signature and "officially" seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.
Passport Offices in Lawai Hawaii
Showing the single passport office in Lawai:
|Lawai Post Office|
2-3600 Kaumualii Hwy
Lawai, HI 96765
Other passport offices near Lawai HawaiiEleele Post Office - Eleele - 4.4 Miles
Lihue Post Office - Lihue - 8.5 Miles
Waimea Post Office - Waimea - 8.9 Miles
Kapaa Post Office - Kapaa - 13.8 Miles
Hanalei Post Office - Hanalei - 16.9 Miles
Anahola Post Office - Anahola - 17.2 Miles
Kilauea Post Office - Kilauea - 18.3 Miles
Regional Passport Offices Close to Lawai
These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.
Honolulu Passport Agency - 99.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 2134 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 2276.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 2331.6 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 2356.7 Miles
Lawai, Hawaii Passport Forms & Application Guides
Getting a passport in Lawai is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Lawai or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.
* Anyone applying for a new passport in Lawai will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Lawai, there is one less than 100 miles from Lawai.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Lawai
Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Lawai or any other city in Hawaii or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Lawai are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.
Passport Service for Cities Near Lawai
Residents of the following cities that are close to Lawai can consider using the passport office services in Lawai for their passport application sealing needs.
Kalāheo Hawaii, Kōloa Hawaii, ‘Ele‘ele Hawaii, Po‘ipū Hawaii, Hanapēpē Hawaii, Nāwiliwili Hawaii, Waimea Hawaii, Hanamā‘ulu Hawaii, Kekaha Hawaii, Kapa‘a Hawaii, Keālia Hawaii, Hā‘ena Hawaii, Kīlauea Hawaii, Ki‘i Hawaii, Pu‘uwai Hawaii, Ki‘eki‘e Hawaii, Mokulē‘ia Beach Colony Hawaii, Mākaha Hawaii, Mākaha Valley Hawaii, Waianae Hawaii
Passport Expediting in Lawai, Hawaii
In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Lawai. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).
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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Lawai, Hawaii
We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Lawai simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Lawai contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:
Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Lawai.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Lawai to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Lawai, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Honolulu Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 99.1 miles from Lawai, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.
Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.
One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Lawai.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.CVS #10474 - Koloa - (3.2 mi)
2829 Ala Kalanikaumauka Street
Koloa HI 96756
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - Lihue - (7.8 mi)
Kukui Grove Shopping Center
3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue HI 96766
Price: Cost varies by locationCostco Store #640 - Kauai - (7.8 mi)
4300 Nuhou St.
Lihue (Kauai) HI 96766
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99CVS #9189 - Lihue - (7.8 mi)
3 2600 Kaumualii Highway Suite 2000
Lihue HI 96766
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walmart Lihue Store - (8.8 mi)
3-3300 Kuhio Hwy
Lihue HI 96766
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44CVS #9952 - Kapaa - (13.2 mi)
645 Aleka Loop
Kapaa HI 96746
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - Safeway Shopping Center - (13.5 mi)
Kauai Village Shopping Center
4-831 Kuhio Hwy
Kapaa HI 96746
Price: Cost varies by locationCVS #10988 - Waianae - (77.7 mi)
84-1160 Farrington Hwy.
Waianae HI 96792
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #9956 - Waianae - (79.4 mi)
86 120 Farrington Highway
Waianae HI 96792
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #3070 - Haleiwa - (80.9 mi)
66-197 Kamehameha Highway
Haleiwa HI 96712
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99