Class 3 Instructional Permit

To apply for a class 3 Instruction Permit, the applicant must be at least fifteen (15) years and six (6) months of age. All applicants must present original or certified copies from our Hawaii Acceptable Documents Checklist to prove the following:
  1. Proof of Legal Name - If your current name is different from the name shown on any document (examples: due to marriage, divorce, adoption, name change, naturalization certificate), you are required to provide "connecting documents" to establish the link between the names.
  2. Proof of Legal Presence
  3. Proof of Social Security Number
  4. Proof of Date of Birth
  5. If the applicant is under eighteen (18) years of age:
    • Birth Certificate is required
    • An Affidavit must be submitted in connection with the desire of the aforesaid child to secure a license to drive. This affidavit must be witnessed by a person authorized to administer oaths and must signed as follows:
      • If both the father and mother of the applicant have custody, both the father and mother must sign the affidavit
      • If only one parent has custody of the applicant, that custodial parent must sign
      • If neither parent has custody of the applicant and the applicant has a custodial guardian(s), all the custodial guardian(s) must sign
      • If neither parent has custody of the applicant and the applicant has no custodial guardian(s), a responsible person who is willing to assume the obligation may sign
        The person(s) who signed shall be jointly and severally liable with the minor applicant for any damages caused by such negligence or misconduct
  6. Proof of Principal Residence
  7. Pass the required vision test
  8. Pass a 30 question multiple choice written examination, please refer to the Hawaii Driver's Manual. If you obtain more than 6 errors, you will fail the examination and will be required to wait seven days before you are eligible to retake the examination. The appropriate examination fee will be collected before the test is administered. Failure to pass the examination shall not be grounds for a refund. Please refer to Motor Vehicle & Licensing Offices for hours of exam issuance
  9. Payment of the appropriate fees. Refer to the Maui County Fee Chart.