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South Carolina Dealer License

South Carolina Dealers Licenses are regulated by the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles in Blythewood, South Carolina.

I want to show you some valuable contact information for South Carolina Dealers, South Carolina dealers are regulated by the South Carolina DMV
S Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
Dealer License and Audit Unit
PO Bo 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0023
803-896-2611

dealerdocuments@scdmv.net 
www.scdmvonline.com 
6 Steps to an South Carolina Dealers License

Step Number 1 Dealer Surety Bond and Insurance
The State of South Carolina requires you to obtain a $30,000 dealer surety bond before you can obtain your South Carolina dealers license bond must be a surety bond eecuted by an insurance or bonding company authorized to do business in South Carolina, and you must submit the original

You must also obtain a garage insurance policy before the State of South Carolina will issue your dealers license, make sure your dealer insurance has a $25,000 single limit

2-Obtain FEIN & SC Sales Ta #
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Step 3 Background check
S2Verify National Criminal Search Report
855-671-1933
mail@s2verify.com
www.s2verify.com
be sure to select the PLUS plan that includes the Federal Criminal Record Search
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Step 4-Building & Lot
You must have a building for your South Carolina dealers license. Your business building must be a permanent enclosed building owned or leased by you, The established place of business must be devoted mainly to the operation of your dealership

You must have an office with at least 96 square feet, you must have at least 2000 square feet of interior or eterior space for display vehicles You must have permanent sign with the dealership name at least 6 inches high or larger, banners are not permitted, the sign must be permanent in nature, and you will need to submit photographs of your office, lot, and sign

Step 5, Attend a Dealer Class
You must attend a dealer training class in South Carolina , there you see the contact information for training classes

Step 6 Submit your South Carolina Dealer License Application to the South Carolina DMV

Then you will place all the docs into one big envelope with a few stamps and mail it to:
South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
Dealer License and Audit Unit
PO Bo 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0023
803-896-2611

dealerdocuments@scdmv.net 
www.scdmvonline.com 
When you submit your application correctly you should receive your South Carolina Dealers license in about 30 days.

Once you obtain your South Carolina dealers license you must display the license prominently, you are going to work hard to obtain your South Carolina dealers license, you are going to be proud when you obtain your South Carolina dealers license, South Carolina law requires that you display your dealers license prominently when it is granted, don’t shove it in some desk drawer, or lock in in a vault, frame your official South Carolina dealers license and display it on the wall, all South Carolina dealers licenses must be displayed prominently

To obtain an South Carolina Dealer License, you can call the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles at 803-896-2611 or contact the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles at:

South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
Dealer Licensing & Audit Unit
P.O. Box 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0023

For Charleston area:

Carolina Dealer Training, LLC
PO Box 1536
Harrisburg, NC 28075
704-918-4138
kat@carolinadealertraining.com 

For Columbia area:
800 Dutch Square Blvd.
Dutch Square Plaza Bldg A, Suite 100
Columbia, SC 29210
803-896-5743

South Carolina Dealer License Information
Download South Carolina Dealer Application
Download South Carolina Dealer Handbook

Click here for South Carolina Dealer Insurance.

Good Luck In Obtaining Your South Carolina Dealer License!

We are here to help you maintain your Dealership Compliance!

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