Applicant must be at least eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant's date of birth.
No more than 6 digits allowed for business phone number extensions.
Applicant must provide a Residence and/or Business address in South Carolina.
Residence and Business Address must not be P.O. Box.
Applicant must not have an active non-resident license in SC.
Applicant cannot renew if an active resident license exists in another state on PDB.
All bondsman applicants - Professional bondsman, Surety Bondsman, Runner - must have resident, business AND mailing address in South Carolina.
Applicants renewing a Professional, Surety and Runner bail bondsman license must submit proof of background and fingerprint.
Professional, Surety and Runner bondsman licensees must complete CE prior to renewal.
If applicant holds a Limited Lines license with only a Travel Baggage LOA they are exempt from renewing. If they hold any other line for their limited Lines license (active only) they are required to renew.
Applicants for the variable line of authority (LOA) must supply FINRA CRD number on application.
Individual Producer and Individual Limited Lines applicants must have FBI background check submitted to South Carolina Department of Insurance before license can be renewed by the state.
Applicants holding an inactive license with status reason: Denied, Revoked, or Suspended must late renew through the South Carolina Department of Insurance. Applicants holding an inactive license with status reason of anything other than those listed can reapply through Resident License (RL) Application or the South Carolina Department of Insurance.
Renewal Window begins 90 days prior to expiration date for the Producer and Limited Lines license classes.
Late renewal begins after last day of expiration for the next 180 days for all license classes. After 180 days, applicant may apply as new through RL or late renew through South Carolina DOI with additional penalty fees.
Partial Renewals are not allowed. Applicant must renew all active LOAs (that are offered electronically) on the license.
If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.