How to get a passport in Lihue, HI: Passport Offices & Application Process
Lihue Post Office
4441 Rice St
Lihue HI, 96766
In Lihue, 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 Lihue 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 Lihue, 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 Lihue, Hawaii and Expedited Passport service options for Lihue.
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 Lihue Hawaii
Showing the single passport office in Lihue:
|Lihue Post Office|
4441 Rice St
Lihue, HI 96766
Other passport offices near Lihue HawaiiLawai Post Office - Lawai - 6.6 Miles
Kapaa Post Office - Kapaa - 6.8 Miles
Anahola Post Office - Anahola - 10.5 Miles
Eleele Post Office - Eleele - 11.1 Miles
Kilauea Post Office - Kilauea - 12.9 Miles
Hanalei Post Office - Hanalei - 13.1 Miles
Waimea Post Office - Waimea - 14.2 Miles
Lihue, Hawaii Passport Forms & Application Guides
Getting a passport in Lihue 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 Lihue 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 Lihue will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Lihue, there is one less than 100 miles from Lihue.
* 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 Lihue
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 Lihue 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 Lihue 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 Lihue
Residents of the following cities that are close to Lihue can consider using the passport office services in Lihue for their passport application sealing needs.
Hanamā‘ulu Hawaii, Nāwiliwili Hawaii, Kōloa Hawaii, Kapa‘a Hawaii, Kalāheo Hawaii, Po‘ipū Hawaii, Keālia Hawaii, ‘Ele‘ele Hawaii, Hanapēpē Hawaii, Kīlauea Hawaii, Waimea Hawaii, Hā‘ena Hawaii, Kekaha Hawaii, Ki‘i Hawaii, Pu‘uwai Hawaii, Ki‘eki‘e Hawaii, Mokulē‘ia Beach Colony Hawaii, Mākaha Hawaii, Mākaha Valley Hawaii, Waialua Hawaii
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Lihue, Hawaii
We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Lihue simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Lihue 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 Lihue.
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 Lihue 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 Lihue, 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 96.1 miles from Lihue, 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 Lihue.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.CVS #9189 - Lihue - (2.6 mi)
3 2600 Kaumualii Highway Suite 2000
Lihue HI 96766
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - Lihue - (2.6 mi)
Kukui Grove Shopping Center
3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue HI 96766
Price: Cost varies by locationCostco Store #640 - Kauai - (2.7 mi)
4300 Nuhou St.
Lihue (Kauai) HI 96766
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99Walmart Lihue Store - (2.9 mi)
3-3300 Kuhio Hwy
Lihue HI 96766
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44CVS #9952 - Kapaa - (6.3 mi)
645 Aleka Loop
Kapaa HI 96746
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - Safeway Shopping Center - (6.5 mi)
Kauai Village Shopping Center
4-831 Kuhio Hwy
Kapaa HI 96746
Price: Cost varies by locationCVS #10474 - Koloa - (7.4 mi)
2829 Ala Kalanikaumauka Street
Koloa HI 96756
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #10988 - Waianae - (74.7 mi)
84-1160 Farrington Hwy.
Waianae HI 96792
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #9956 - Waianae - (76.5 mi)
86 120 Farrington Highway
Waianae HI 96792
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #3070 - Haleiwa - (77.2 mi)
66-197 Kamehameha Highway
Haleiwa HI 96712
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99