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South Carolina Business Law (Electrical)

This license cannot stand-alone; it must be combined with a electrical contractor’s license of some type.

All Electrical Trade Contractors are required by the state to pass this exam in addition to their trade exam in order to obtain a license.


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Required Books 

The references listed below are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with permanent index tabs) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-992-1910.

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The first step in the licensing process is to submit an application to the Electrical Contractors Licensing Board documenting your experience and financial information. Once approved, you may take the necessary exams.

The South Carolina Electrical Business and Law exam as well as the trade exams is required to be passed to obtain your contractors license.

This license cannot stand-alone; it must be combined with a electrical contractor's license of some type.

All Electrical Trade Contractors are required by the state to pass this exam in addition to their trade exam in order to obtain a license.

  • The first step in the licensing process is to pass the exams.
  • A completed application will then be submitted to the state licensing board with documentation of your experience, financial information and your passing test scores.

    To apply, contact the South Carolina Contractors Licensing Board at (803) 896-4686.

  • The licensing fee for all commercial licenses is $350.

Important Contacts

To apply for a Contractors license, contact:

Licensing Board for Contractors
Post Office Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
(803)896-4686
To apply for a Residential Builders license, contact:

Residential Builders Commission
Post Office Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
(803)896-4696
South Carolina exams are given by:

PSI Licensure: Certification
ATTN: Examination Registration SC
3210 E Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(800) 733-9267 phone
702.932.2666 fax

South Carolina currently has no reciprocity agreements for this license.

South Carolina has no Continuing Education requirements for this license at this time.

  • The South Carolina Commercial Business and Law exam is administered by PSI.
  • The fee for the exam is $75 and in order to pass you must answer 35 correctly.
  • The Commercial Business and Law exam is an open-book exam with 50 questions to complete in 3 hours.
  • The Business Law exam may be taken as many times as required in a 12-month period.

    Topics on the exam include business management; estimating and bidding; contracts and agreements; project management; insurance and bonding; safety record-keeping and reporting; labor laws and employment regulations; financial management; tax laws; liens; environmental laws and regulations

To schedule your exam contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.

The South Carolina Commercial Business and Law (Electrical) exam preparation seminar is a two hour seminar held the first two hours of the same day as the South Carolina Electrical seminar.