South Carolina Business Licenses

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South Carolina State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within South Carolina that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Board of Accountancy
  • Board of Architectural Examiners
  • Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
  • Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Department of Employment and Workforce
  • Department of Insurance
  • Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation - Board of Pharmacy
  • Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation - Contractors Licensing Board
  • Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation - Real Estate Commission
  • Department of Revenue
  • Division of Professional and Occupational Licensing
  • Secretary of State - Division of Business Filings
  • Secretary of State - Division of Public Charities

South Carolina Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within South Carolina that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

  • Abbeville County
  • Aiken County
  • Allendale County
  • Anderson County
  • Bamberg County
  • Barnwell County
  • Beaufort County
  • Berkeley County
  • Calhoun County
  • Charleston County
  • Cherokee County
  • Chester County
  • Chesterfield County
  • Clarendon County
  • Colleton County
  • Darlington County
  • Dillon County
  • Dorchester County
  • Edgefield County
  • Fairfield County
  • Florence County
  • Georgetown County
  • Greenville County
  • Greenwood County
  • Hampton County
  • Horry County
  • Jasper County
  • Kershaw County
  • Lancaster County
  • Laurens County
  • Lee County
  • Lexington County
  • Marion County
  • Marlboro County
  • McCormick County
  • Newberry County
  • Oconee County
  • Orangeburg County
  • Pickens County
  • Richland County
  • Saluda County
  • Spartanburg County
  • Sumter County
  • Union County
  • Williamsburg County
  • York County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Abbeville
  • Aiken
  • Allendale
  • Anderson
  • Andrews
  • Arcadia
  • Aynor
  • Ballentine
  • Bamberg
  • Barnwell
  • Batesburg-Leesville
  • Bath
  • Beaufort
  • Belton
  • Bennettsville
  • Berea
  • Bishopville
  • Blacksburg
  • Blackville
  • Bluffton
  • Blythewood
  • Boiling Springs
  • Branchville
  • Calhoun Falls
  • Camden
  • Campobello
  • Carolina Forest
  • Cayce
  • Central
  • Chapin
  • Charleston
  • Cheraw
  • Chesnee
  • Chester
  • Chesterfield
  • Clemson
  • Clinton
  • Clover
  • Columbia
  • Conway
  • Cottageville
  • Dalzell
  • Darlington
  • Denmark
  • Dentsville
  • Dillon
  • Dorchester
  • Due West
  • Duncan
  • Early Branch
  • Easley
  • Eastover
  • Edgefield
  • Effingham
  • Elgin
  • Estill
  • Fair Play
  • Fairfax
  • Fairforest
  • Five Forks
  • Florence
  • Folly Beach
  • Forest Acres
  • Fort Lawn
  • Fort Mill
  • Fountain Inn
  • Gaffney
  • Gantt
  • Garden City
  • Gaston
  • Georgetown
  • Gilbert
  • Glendale
  • Golden Grove
  • Goose Creek
  • Graniteville
  • Gray Court
  • Green Sea
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood
  • Greer
  • Hamer
  • Hampton
  • Hanahan
  • Hardeeville
  • Hartsville
  • Heath Springs
  • Hilton Head Island
  • Hodges
  • Holly Hill
  • Hollywood
  • Honea Path
  • Huger
  • Inman
  • Irmo
  • Isle of Palms
  • Iva
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Jenkinsville
  • Joanna
  • Johns Island
  • Johnsonville
  • Johnston
  • Joint Base Charleston
  • Jonesville
  • Kershaw
  • Kiawah Island
  • Kingstree
  • La France
  • Ladson
  • Lake City
  • Lake Wylie
  • Lamar
  • Lancaster
  • Landrum
  • Latta
  • Laurens
  • Leesville
  • Lexington
  • Liberty
  • Little River
  • Loris
  • Lugoff
  • Lyman
  • Lynchburg
  • Manning
  • Marion
  • Mauldin
  • Mayesville
  • McClellanville
  • McColl
  • McCormick
  • Moncks Corner
  • Moore
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mountville
  • Mullins
  • Murrells Inlet
  • Myrtle Beach
  • New Ellenton
  • Newberry
  • Ninety Six
  • North
  • North Augusta
  • North Charleston
  • North Myrtle Beach
  • Orangeburg
  • Pamplico
  • Pauline
  • Pawleys Island
  • Pelion
  • Pendleton
  • Pickens
  • Piedmont
  • Pineland
  • Port Royal
  • Powdersville
  • Prosperity
  • Rains
  • Ravenel
  • Red Bank
  • Reidville
  • Richburg
  • Richland
  • Ridge Spring
  • Ridgeland
  • Ridgeville
  • Ridgeway
  • Rock Hill
  • Roebuck
  • Round O
  • Saint Andrews
  • Saint George
  • Saint Helena Island
  • Saint Matthews
  • Saint Stephen
  • Salem
  • Saluda
  • Sans Souci
  • Santee
  • Scranton
  • Seabrook Island
  • Seneca
  • Seven Oaks
  • Shaw Air Force Base
  • Simpsonville
  • Socastee
  • Southern Shops
  • Spartanburg
  • Springdale
  • Springfield
  • Starr
  • Summerton
  • Summerville
  • Sumter
  • Surfside Beach
  • Swansea
  • Taylors
  • Tega Cay
  • Timmonsville
  • Travelers Rest
  • Trenton
  • Turbeville
  • Union
  • Valley Falls
  • Varnville
  • Wade Hampton
  • Wagener
  • Walhalla
  • Wallace
  • Walterboro
  • Ware Shoals
  • Welcome
  • West Columbia
  • Westminster
  • Whitmire
  • Williamston
  • Williston
  • Winnsboro
  • Woodfield
  • Woodruff
  • York
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