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Electrical Contractors who want to work in a residential setting in the State of South Carolina are required to hold a license from the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Licenses are issued by the Department’s Residential Builders Commission.
As part of the licensing process, the Commission requires that contractors meet a minimum number of years of work experience, submit an application and pass a qualifying exam.
License Classifications for Electrical Contractors in South Carolina
The South Carolina Residential Builder’s Commission offers (more…)
The State of South Carolina holds reciprocity agreements for General Contractors licensed in the following states:
- North Carolina
Reciprocity allows General Contractors licensed in one of the above states to obtain a license to work on construction projects in the State of South Carolina without having to (more…)
The State of South Carolina regulates their construction industry by requiring any contractor performing work on a project worth $30,000 or more to hold a license. The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations Contractor’s Licensing Board is responsible for reviewing applications and issuing licenses. In order to become a licensed general contractor in the State of South Carolina, applicants are required to submit an application and pass a qualifying exam.
*The Department encourages anyone applying for or renewing their general contractor’s license to use online services whenever possible. As of May, 2011, there is a $25 fee for any contractor using “in person” services to apply for or renew their license.
*In some cases the examination may be waivered, depending on the contractor’s situation. For more information, please visit:
License Classifications and Groups in South Carolina
South Carolina offers two different license classifications for general contractors. There are also many different sub-classifications, depending on the contractor’s area of expertise, such as masonry or roofing. The two main classifications include: (more…)