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South Carolina Business Law (Plumbing)

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


The first step in the licensing process is to pass the exams.


Applicants will then submit an application to the state licensing board with documentation of experience, financial information and passing test scores.


All Commercial and Mechanical Contractors except Fire Alarm and Burglar Alarm Contractors are required by the state to pass this exam in addition to their trade exam in order to obtain a license.


All Financial Requirements, Experience Requirements, Bond & Insurance Requirements, Application Fees, and Application Processing Information can be found listed with each trade exam.

The South Carolina Commercial Business Law license cannot stand-alone; it must be combined with a commercial contractor’s license of some type.


Individuals who are currently licensed as Residential Contractors in the state of South Carolina, and passed the Residential Business and Law exam, who are now applying for a Commercial Building License are EXEMPT from taking the Commercial Business and Law exam.

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

The first step in the licensing process is to pass the exams.

Applicants will then submit an application to the state licensing board with documentation of experience, financial information and passing test scores.

All Commercial and Mechanical Contractors except Fire Alarm and Burglar Alarm Contractors are required by the state to pass this exam in addition to their trade exam in order to obtain a license.

All Financial Requirements, Experience Requirements, Bond & Insurance Requirements, Application Fees, and Application Processing Information can be found listed with each trade exam.

The South Carolina Commercial Business Law license cannot stand-alone; it must be combined with a commercial contractor's license of some type.

Individuals who are currently licensed as Residential Contractors in the state of South Carolina, and passed the Residential Business and Law exam, who are now applying for a Commercial Building License are EXEMPT from taking the Commercial Business and Law exam.

  • 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 has no Reciprocity for this license, at this time.

South Carolina currently has no Continuing Education requirements for this license.

  • 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 (Plumbing) exam preparation seminar is a two hour seminar held the first two hours of the same day as the South Carolina Plumbing seminar.