Licensing & Registration Information

Different business models have different licensing
and registration guidelines. Explore the links to find
out more about specific business types.

SC Department of Labor, License, and Regulation
Most professional licensing is done through the SC Dept. of Labor, License, and Regulation.


South Carolina Bar
Admission to the South Carolina Bar is first sought through the South Carolina Board of Law Examiners or, for limited licenses, the Clerk of the Supreme Court of SC.


Supreme Court of South Carolina - Office of Bar Admissions
The Office of Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of South Carolina is responsible for processing applications for admission to practice law in South Carolina. This includes regular admission under Rule 402 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules, limited certificates to practice law and pro hac vice applications.