The department does not require producer affiliations to an agency. The department does require that there be at least one active DRLP for an agency's license to remain active.
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Using Google Chrome, go to State Based Systems (SBS). Under the SBS heading, click on the lookup feature and login.
The department no longer issues letters of clearance or certification. Using Google Chrome, go to SBS. Under the SBS heading, click print license and log in. At the top of the page, you will see that the summary page serves as either a letter of clearance (if inactive) or a letter of certification (if active).
All applications should be submitted online at NIPR. Supporting documentation should be attached to NIPR's Attachment Warehouse. The application will be received the next business day and will be reviewed. Once all documentation has been received, our processing time is usually 48-72 hours.
Using Google Chrome, go to NIPR. Click on Licensing Center, Change Contact Information, Go to the Online Application, sign in as a Business Entity, and follow the steps on the remaining pages.
Using Google Chrome, click on Forms, and look for the Name Change Form-Business Entity.
Agency $40Portable Electronics Vendor $1000Motor Vehicle Rental Car $40Self-Service Storage Facility $40
Agency January 1-31 of even numbered yearsPortable Electronics July 1-31 of odd numbered yearsMotor Vehicle Rental Car December 1-31 of even numbered yearsSelf-Service Storage April 1-30 of odd numbered years
Using Google Chrome, go to our Forms page, and look for the License Cancellation Form-Business Entity.
The application should be submitted online at NIPR and the appropriate license fee paid at the end of the application process. Please note that NIPR will charge a processing fee in addition to our license fee.
The entity must first be licensed in their resident state prior to applying for a nonresident license. The application should be submitted online at NIPR and the appropriate license fee paid at the end of the application process. Please note that NIPR will charge a processing fee in addition to our license fee.
Business entities do not hold lines of authority.
The entity must be licensed in the new resident state first, request cancellation of the SC resident license, and apply for the SC nonresident license online at NIPR.
The resident license will need to be canceled in the previous home state. The SC nonresident license will also need to be canceled, if applicable. Once canceled, the SC resident license can be submitted online at NIPR.
An appointment is not required for an agency license. An appointment is required for the following entity licenses: Portable Electronics, Motor Vehicle Rental Car, and Self-Service Storage Facility.
Yes. Please refer to Section 38-43-200 (D) of our law.
A FOIA request should be submitted to our Legal Division. Please call (803) 737-6132 for instructions.