1. Step 1:  Complete Required Exam(s)
  2. step 2:  Apply for license
  3. step 3:  Obtain Fingerprints

Step 1: Complete Required Exam(s)

  • Those wishing to become a South Carolina licensed resident producer must first pass the appropriate producer licensing exam for that specific line of authority.
  • Register for Exam - Contact PSI directly at 800-733-9267 to register for the state licensing exam or simply register online. Exam reports expire 12 months after the date of issuance.  
  • View Exam Content - View exam content outlines on PSI's website. Please note the exam content outlines can be found on the right side of the page under Information Links.


                         Apply online at NIPR

The license fee is $25. It is not pro-rated and is non-refundable and non-transferable.

If license status cannot be verified on the State Producer Licensing Database (SPLD), certification from the applicant's home state will be required.

To transfer resident license to non-resident license

:  Cancel the SC resident license.  Apply and become licensed in the new home state.  Once approved, apply online at NIPR for a non-resident license in SC.

Title Producers only:  Title producers only need to submit the Financial Interest Disclosure Form (Form 3600).

Pre-need Producers only
:  Pre-need producers are only required to pass the life exam and need to submit:

    1. A copy of your South Carolina funeral director's license; and
    2. Letter of employment from a South Carolina licensed funeral home.

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