Visas and Overstay Fines

Entry Requirements for Tourists

Residency

If you are renewing a residency permit, Bette Booth put together great guide on how to do it, which you can get here.

This uses the online renewal system here but be aware that this is not secure. If you are not comfortable with your details being transmitted unencrypted over the internet then you should discuss renewal with your immigration lawyer.

Tourist Visa Extensions

There have been discussions of online forms, but these are currently only available for extending residency permits.

Visa extension details

Overstay

If you have to pay a fine, make sure that you leave enough time to visit the bank after getting the penalty notice from immigration. The bank will give you a receipt which you can take back to immigration certifying payment. Note that banks are frequently requiring close toed shoes, so keep that in mind when deciding on what you will wear to travel.

Below is the 2020 costs of overstaying a visa. They are based on minimum wage (HNL 9,196.54) and each month is an extra 10% of minimum wage (HNL 919.654)

Time Total Cost In HNL Approximate Cost in USD
1-30 days 4,598.27 183.93
1 month 5,517.92 220.72
2 months 6,437.58 257.50
3 months 7,357.23 294.29
4 months 8,276.89 331.08
5 months 9,196.54 367.86
6 months 10,116.19 404.65
7 months 11,035.85 441.43
8 months 11,955.50 478.22
9 months 12,875.16 515.01
10 months 13,794.81 551.79
11 months 14,714.46 588.58
12 months 15,634.12 625.36
13 months 16,553.77 662.15
14 months 17,473.43 698.94
15 months 18,393.08 735.72
16 months 19,312.73 772.51
17 months 20,232.39 809.30
18 months 21,152.04 846.08
19 months 22,071.70 882.87
20 months 22,991.35 919.65
21 months 23,911.00 956.44
22 months 24,830.66 993.23
23 months 25,750.31 1,030.01
24 months 26,669.97 1,066.80

Here is the official document: Overstay