Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations


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Contact Information

Phone: (808)586-8777

Web: Home
Email: dlir.workforce.develop@hawaii.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Hawaii Professional Employer Organization Registration

Agency:Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
Law:

HRS § 373L-2

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Insurance Requirements:

Registrants must obtain and provide a certificate of insurance for worker’s compensation coverage and temporary disability insurance.

Bond Requirements:
  • For professional employer organizations with a total payroll up to and including $25,000,000, a
    bond or its irrevocable letter of credit equivalent of $25,000
  • For professional employer organizations with a total payroll up to and including $25,000,001 to
    $150,000,000, a bond or its irrevocable letter of credit equivalent of $75,000
  • For professional employer organizations with a total payroll up to and including $150,000,001
    and higher, a bond or its irrevocable letter of credit equivalent of $250,000
Fact Checked:6/2/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Application

Agency Fee:

$500

Required Attachments:
  • A copy of the certificate of authority to transact business in Hawaii, issued by the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
  • Proof of valid worker’s compensation coverage in compliance with all laws of Hawaii by providing a copy of Certificate of Insurance
  • Proof of compliance with the Hawaii temporary disability insurance law by providing a copy of Certificate of Issuance
  • Proof of compliance with the Hawaii prepaid health care act by providing a copy of Certificate of Coverage
  • Form PEO-3: PEO Client Companies List
  • A copy of the Internal Revenue Service Form W-3 that was most recently filed with the federal government
  • A surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit equivalent to the required bond amount, which is based on the previous year’s payroll of the professional employer organization based on the Internal Revenue Service Form W-3 (Form PEO-2)
Fact Checked:6/2/21

Registration Renewal

Form:

Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$750

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Required Attachments:
  • A copy of the certificate of authority to transact business in Hawaii, issued by the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
  • proof of valid worker’s compensation coverage in compliance with all laws of Hawaii by providing a copy of Certificate of Insurance
  • Proof of compliance with the Hawaii temporary disability insurance law by providing a copy of Certificate of Issuance
  • Proof of compliance with the Hawaii prepaid health care act by providing a copy of Certificate of Coverage
  • Form PEO-3: PEO Client Companies List
  • A copy of the Internal Revenue Service Form W-3 that was most recently filed with the federal government
  • A surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit equivalent to the required bond amount, which is based on the previous year’s payroll of the professional employer organization based on the Internal Revenue Service Form W-3 (Form PEO-2)
Fact Checked:6/2/21

Supplemental Reporting
Annual W-3 Filing

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Notes:

Every year PEOs must submit a copy of the Internal Revenue Service Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, that was most recently filed with the federal government.

Fact Checked:6/11/21

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