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South Carolina Specialty Roofing

The South Carolina Specialty Roofing license covers the installation and repair of roofs and roof decking on commercial, industrial, and institutional structures requiring materials that form a water-tight and weather-resistant surface. This license includes all work under the General Roofing license and other types of roofing not specifically included in the general roofing 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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Additional Services

Please note that the South Carolina Business and Law exam as well as the South Carolina Specialty Roofing exam is required to be passed to obtain your contractors license.

Financial requirements:

All licenses that fall under the category of General Contractor are divided in five financial categories based on net worth:

  • Group 1 – Allows for jobs of $50,000 or less, applicants must submit a self-prepared financial statement showing a net worth of at least $10,000.
  • Group 2 – Allows for jobs of $200,000 or less, applicants must submit a self-prepared financial statement showing a net worth of at least $40,000.
  • Group 3 – Allows for jobs of $500,000 or less, applicants must submit a financial statement that has been compiled or reviewed by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $100,000.
  • Group 4 – Allows for jobs of $1,500,000 or less, applicants must submit a financial statement that has been compiled or reviewed by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $175,000.
  • Group 5 – There are no financial limits on the size of job allowed, applicants must submit an audited financial statement that has been prepared by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $250,000.

    Experience required:

  • Within the past five years, contractor must show two years of actual work experience as a full-time employee in the desired classification. Only commercial experience is accepted.

The South Carolina Specialty Roofing license covers the installation and repair of roofs and roof decking on commercial, industrial, and institutional structures requiring materials that form a water-tight and weather-resistant surface. This license includes all work under the General Roofing license and other types of roofing not specifically included in the general roofing 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.

    There are currently no continuing education requirements for this license.

    • The South Carolina Specialty Roofing exam is administered by PSI.
    • The fee for the exam is $75 and In order to pass you must answer 35 questions correctly.
    • The Specialty Roofing exam is an open-book exam with 50 questions to complete in 3 hours.
    • The trade exam may only be taken twice in a 12-month period, and thereafter only once in six months.

      Topics on the exam include safety; roofing-substrate; roofing-steep; roofing repairs; roofing-elastomeric; roofing-built-up bituminous.

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

    We currently do not offer a seminar for the South Carolina Specialty Roofing license, but do prepare for the Business Law exam that is also required as well as carrying all the references needed to study for these exams. Please contact us at 1-800-992-1910 for information.