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Search Tip:
  • IF YOUR SEARCH RETURNED 0 RECORDS, YOU MAY WANT TO TRY SEARCHING UNDER "CONTRACTORS - COMMERCIAL" LICENSING BOARD.
  • When searching for a specific licensee, search the INDIVIDUALS NAME. Enter just a few letters to do a multiple search listing if you don't know the exact way a person or company is licensed.
  • When SEARCHING by license number, ENTER NUMBERS ONLY.  
  • IF YOU ARE AN APPLICANT CHECKING THE STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION AND THE SEARCH RETURNS "0 RECORDS", CHECK HERE FIRST TO SEE IF YOUR APPLICATION IS PENDING BEFORE CONTACTING THE LICENSING BOARD: PENDING APPLICATION CHECK.  IF YOU ARE SHOWN TO BE PENDING, YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED AND IS BEING PROCESSED. YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY MAIL OR FAX IF ITEMS ARE MISSING OR INCOMPLETE.

Status Clarification:

  • ACTIVE: Licensee is current and properly licensed to work and pull permits in the state of SC.
  • APPROVED: Applicant/Licensee is in final stages of becoming ACTIVE.
  • PENDING: License has not been issued, cannot do work over $200.00. 
  • INACTIVE: Licensee cannot work until license is in an active status.
  • LAPSED: This license is lapsed/cancelled; the licensee cannot perform any work over $200.00
  • SUSPENDED: The license has been suspended by the board until further notice. No work or permits can be pulled during this time.
  • Cease and Desist: The license has been issued a Cease and Desist order by the board.  No work can be performed or permits can be pulled at this time in excess of $200.00.
Notes:

The information on this page is a secure, primary source for license verification provided by South Carolina Department Labor, Licensing and Regulation. This website is maintained by LLR staff and is updated nightly reflecting changes to our licensing and enforcement database.

Janet Baumberger
Administrator

Phone: (803) 896-4696
Fax: (803) 896-4814
PO Box 11329
Columbia, S.C. 29211-1329

South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation