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South Carolina Insurance Licensing State Requirements

On this page, you will find all of the state-specific information for Insurance Licensing in the state of South Carolina. This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for non-resident license information, please refer to the South Carolina Department of Insurance website at  http://www.doi.sc.gov/. Information is subject to change, and we will do our very best to make the process of completing your licensing education requirements as simple as possible.

South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI)

Market Services, Individual and Agency Licensing 

1201 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201
P.O. Box 100105 Columbia, SC 29202-3105
Phone: 803-737-6095
Fax: 803-737-6100
Website: http://www.doi.sc.gov
Email: agntmail@doi.sc.gov

 

Prelicensing Education Hour Requirements

  • The state of South Carolina does not require prelicensing education.
  • Although prelicensing education is not required, due to the difficulty and nature of the exam, Kaplan highly recommends enrolling in a study course.

Exam Provider: PSI.

Exam Attempts

  • Each exam may be taken only 6 times in a one-year period.

Methods of Education

  • Classroom
  • Self-study
  • Online

Certificate of Completion Requirements

  • Not applicable

This information pertains to resident license applicants. For additional information for resident licensing, or for non-resident license information, please refer to the South Carolina Department of Insurance website at http://www.doi.sc.gov.

This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. Kaplan Financial Education makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, Kaplan Financial Education is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein.

Select a Line of Authority:

Life & Health

This license qualifies you to explain, sell, and write life and health insurance products in South Carolina.

Property & Casualty

This license qualifies you to sell products designed to protect from financial issues as a result of damage or injury in South Carolina.

Personal Lines

This license qualifies you to sell a variety of insurance plans directly to consumers in South Carolina.

 

Adjuster

This license qualifies you to investigate and adjust any claim in connection with an insurance policy in South Carolina.