South Carolina Department of Insurance


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We are a service company that can help you file with the South Carolina Department of Insurance. We are not associated with this nor any other government agency. We offer paid services and software to help you file. You are not required to purchase our service to file - you may file directly with this agency without using our service.


Contact Information

Physical address:
1201 Main St.
Suite 1000
Columbia, SC 29201

Mailing address:
Post Office Box 100105
Columbia, SC 29202

Phone: 803-737-6160
Fax: 803-737-6231

Web: Home Forms
Email: info@doi.sc.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the South Carolina Department of Insurance in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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South Carolina Adjuster License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Depends on the home state of the applicant. See this page for details.

Fact Checked:7/3/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Varies by home state. See this page for retaliatory fee details.

Due:

By August 30 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:7/7/21

South Carolina Adjuster License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$80

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$160

Due:

By August 30 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Agency License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

By January 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:7/7/21

South Carolina Agency License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

By January 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:7/7/21

South Carolina Appraiser License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$80

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$160

Due:

By October 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Appraiser License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Exam Required?Yes
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$80

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$160

Due:

By October 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Individual Insurance Producer License

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:4/30/20

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:4/30/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:4/30/20

South Carolina Insurance Agency License

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:2/6/18

Initial Registration

This section applies to insurance firms that are applying for a license in South Carolina for the first time.

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Registration Renewal

This section applies to insurance firms that are already licensed in South Carolina and need to renew their license.

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

By January 31 of even-numbered years.

South Carolina Insurance Agent License

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:12/31/20

Initial Registration

This section applies to insurance agents that are applying for a license in South Carolina for the first time.

Agency Fee:

From $0 to $400 depending on license type

Fact Checked:6/1/17

South Carolina Insurance Producer License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Insurance Producer License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Biennially by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Motor Vehicle Rental Companies License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$290

Due:

By December 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Motor Vehicle Rental Companies License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$290

Due:

By December 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Pharmacy Benefit Manager License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

By March 1 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Pharmacy Benefit Manager License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

By March 1 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Portable Electronics License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Due:

By July 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Portable Electronics License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Due:

By July 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Premium Service Company License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$5,000

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Premium Service Company License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$5,000

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Professional Bondsman License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$400

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Public Insurance Adjuster License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Depends on the home state of the applicant. See this page for details.

Fact Checked:7/3/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Varies by home state. See this page for retaliatory fee details.

Due:

By October 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:7/7/21

South Carolina Public Insurance Adjuster License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$80

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$160

Due:

By October 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Runner Bondsman License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Self-Service Storage Facilities License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

By April 30 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:7/7/21

South Carolina Self-Service Storage Facilities License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

By April 30 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:7/7/21

South Carolina Service Contract Provider License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Service Contract Provider License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,000

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Surety Bondsman License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$250

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Surplus Lines Broker License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$400

Due:

By May 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Surplus Lines Broker License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$400

Due:

By May 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Third Party Administrator License - Non-Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Third Party Administrator License - Resident

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Fact Checked:4/27/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:4/29/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Fact Checked:4/29/21

South Carolina Utilization Review Agent Registration

Type of Review:

Medical Utilization Review

Agency:South Carolina Department of Insurance
Law:

SC Code § 38-70-20

Notes:

Insurance companies, administrators of insurance benefit plans, and health maintenance organizations (HMOs) licensed and regulated by the South Carolina Department of Insurance are exempt from the certification requirements for private review agents. Private review agents performing utilization reviews only for single-employer, self-insured employee health plans are also exempt from the certification requirements.

Fact Checked:2/18/21

Initial Registration

Form:

File an Additional Questionnaire form with the department and file an online application through NIPR.

Filing Method:

Online through NIPR

Agency Fee:

$1,200

Fact Checked:2/18/21

Registration Renewal

Form:

File an Additional Questionnaire form with the department and file an online application through NIPR.

Filing Method:

Online through NIPR

Agency Fee:

$800

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Fact Checked:2/18/21

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