Licensing Area: Mixed Martial Arts Contests

Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers

Professional and Vocational Licensing
(808) 586-3000

  • Request an application
  • Inquire about licensing requirements
  • Applicants can check on the status of an application
  • Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements

RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272

Professional and Vocational Licensing
Executive Officer

Alan Taniguchi

(808) 586-2701

Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:

Kauai 274-3141
Maui 984-2400
Hawaii 974-4000
Lanai & Molokai 1-800-468-4644

Att: MMA
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801


License Categories

  • Contestant
  • Manager
  • Second
  • Promoter
  • Judge
  • Referee
  • Physician


Biennial by June 30 every odd number year.

On-time renewals begin on Monday, May 1, 2017 and end midnight (HST) Friday, June 30, 2017
(for the licensing period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019)

Renewal hardcopy applications will be mailed out April 28, 2017

To be guaranteed a pocket card by June 30, 2017
Renewals should be submitted by May 31, 2017

Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS , any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met. Military Renewal and Restoration Information Sheet.

Regulating Body

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs – Director