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Hilo, Hawaii Passport Office Information

In Hilo, Hawaii there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The clerks at the local passport office(s) in Hilo are acceptance agents for the passport office 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 2 passport offices in Hilo, there are (55) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Hilo, Hawaii and Expedited Passport service options for Hilo.

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 Hilo, HI

Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus
Hawaii Community College, 200 W Kawili St
Hilo HI, 96720

Hilo Airport Post Office
1299 Kekuanaoa St
Hilo HI, 96720

There are 2 passport offices in Hilo.

Hawaii Community College - Manono Campus
Hawaii Community College, 200 W Kawili St
Hilo, HI 96720
Hilo Airport Post Office
1299 Kekuanaoa St
Hilo, HI 96720

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hilo

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 - 174 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 2027.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 2138.2 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 2183.3 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 2317.7 Miles

Other passport offices near Hilo Hawaii:

Pepeekeo Post Office - Pepeekeo - 14.9 Miles
Keaau Public and School Library - Keaau - 15.4 Miles
Honomu Post Office - Honomu - 16.4 Miles
Hakalau Post Office - Papaikou-Wailea - 17.1 Miles
Paauilo Post Office - Paauilo - 21.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Hilo

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Hilo for their passport application sealing needs.

Pua‘ākala Hawaii, Pi‘ihonua Hawaii, Mountain View Hawaii, Pāpa‘ikou Hawaii, Volcano Hawaii, Kea‘au Hawaii, Hā‘ena Hawaii, Pāpa‘aloa Hawaii, ‘Umikoa Hawaii, Laupāhoehoe Hawaii, ‘Ainapō Hawaii, ‘Ō‘ōkala Hawaii, Kūka‘iau Hawaii, Pa‘auilo Hawaii, Waiki‘i Hawaii, Pāhoa Hawaii, Pali‘a‘alii Hawaii, Hawai‘i Beaches Estates Hawaii, Honoka‘a Hawaii, Pāhala Hawaii

How to Get a Passport in Hilo, Hawaii

Getting a passport in Hilo 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 Hilo 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 Hilo will need to visit a passport office.
* Hilo isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Hilo

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 Hilo 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 Hilo are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in Hilo, Hawaii

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Hilo. 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).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Hilo, Hawaii

What is the application process of getting a passport in Hilo?

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 are 2 passport offices in Hilo.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Hilo to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.

For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Hilo?

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 Hilo, 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 174 miles from Hilo, 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.

How much does a passport cost in Hilo?

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, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 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.

Where to get passport photos in Hilo?

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 Hilo.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9620 - Hilo - (13.1 mi)
Photo Center
555 Kilauea Avenue
Hilo HI 96720
(808) 935-9075
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13836 - Hilo - (13.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Kanoelehua & Makaala
301 E Makaala St
Hilo HI 96720
(808) 961-1001
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9227 - Hilo - (13.9 mi)
Photo Center
111 East Puainako Street
Hilo HI 96720
(808) 959-4508
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Hilo Store - (14 mi)
Photo Center
325 E Makaala St
Hilo HI 96720
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6870 - Keaau - (15.3 mi)
Photo Center
16-529 Keaau-pahoa Road
Keaau HI 96749
(808) 982-8600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7098 - Pahoa - (22.2 mi)
Photo Center
15-1454 Kahakai Blvd
Pahoa HI 96778
(808) 965-3144
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Kamuela - (29.3 mi)
Parker Ranch Shopping Center, Kamuela, Hawaii
67-1185 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela HI 96743
(808) 887-0340
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2406 - Waimea - (29.6 mi)
Photo Center
65-1271 Kawaihae Road
Waimea HI 96743
(808) 885-4418
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9936 - Kailua Kona - (37.5 mi)
Photo Center
78 6831 Alii Drive Suite H
Kailua Kona HI 96740
(808) 322-6627
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Kailua Kona Store - (38.7 mi)
Photo Center
75-1015 Henry St
Kailua Kona HI 96740
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44