South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina Licensing

South Carolina Department of Insurance
1201 Main Street, Suite 1000
Columbia, SC 29201

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on State Holidays)

Contact Information:
Phone: (803) 737-6095
Fax: (803) 737-6100

Resident Application for Adjuster
Non-Resident Application for Adjuster
SLED Criminal History Report
License Renewal

$80 Resident Licensing and Application Fee
$80 Non-resident Licensing and Application Fee or the applicant's home state, whichever is greater
$80 License Renewal Fee
$25 SLED Report Fee (Resident only)

Exam Fee: $45
Exam Registration

To become a claims adjuster in the state of South Carolina you must meet the following requirements:

·         at least 18 years old

·         Residents of South Carolina

·         Non-resident applicants who are licensed in a state that requires an exam do not have to take the South Carolina exam.

·         Emergency Adjusters: In the event of a catastrophe in which the normal supply of licensed South Carolina adjusters is not enough to handle the amount of claims filed, licensed insurers may appoint emergency adjusters with a 120 day temporary license. Application for Appointment as an Emergency Adjuster Application.

* Please visit or contact the South Carolina Department of Insurance for current and updated information
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