Extended again: Hawaii moves deadline for Oahu residents to renew expired driver’s licenses, IDs

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Oahu residents whose driver’s licenses, learner’s permits and identification cards expired during the pandemic have more time to renew their credentials.

Gov. David Ige announced the extension during a news conference on Friday, however, he did not provide a new date. The grace period to renew driver’s licenses and state IDs was set to expire on Monday, Oct. 4.

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Since the emergency period began in March 2020, the City and County of Honolulu reported fewer than 50,000 driver’s licenses and learner’s permits remain expired.

Residents who don’t update their credentials when the extension ends will face penalties, depending on how long they wait to renew. They may also have to start the process over for obtaining a driver’s license or state ID.

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