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South Carolina Business Law (Residential)

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

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

The South Carolina Residential 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 residential contractor's license of some type.

All Residential Builders and Residential 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 gain pre-approval by submitting an application to the Residential Contractors Licensing Board documenting your experience and financial information./
  • To apply, contact the South Carolina Residential Builders Commission at (803) 896-4696. Once approved, you may take the necessary exams./
  • An application fee of $100 must be sent with the application when seeking pre-approval./
  • Licenses renew July 1 of each even numbered year./
  • The licensing fee for the Residential Builder is $80 for 12 months or less and $160 for 12 months or more. The licensing fee is due after passing the exam.

     

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    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 Residential Business and Law exam is administered by PSI./
    • The fee for the exam is $90 and in order to pass you must answer 35 correctly./
    • The Residential 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; environmental laws and regulations; liens; licensing laws and rules; project management; financial management; tax laws; estimating and bidding; contracts and agreements; I insurance and bonding; safety record keeping and reporting; labor laws & employment regulations.

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    • To schedule your exam contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.
    The South Carolina Residential Business and Law exam preparation seminar is a four hour seminar held the first half of the first day of the South Carolina Residential Builder seminar. Please contact us for more information.