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South Carolina Real Estate License Requiments
Individuals must be 18 to be licensed as a salesman
and 21 to be licensed as a broker.
A prospective licensee must be a high school graduate
or hold a certificate of equivalency.
license applicants - completion of a Commission-approved
60-hour (or more) course in the fundamentals of
real estate. Within one year after passing the examination,
the applicant must be sponsored by a broker-in-charge
and apply for a provisional sales license, which
is mailed to the broker-in-charge. During the first
year of licensure, provisional salesmen must complete
an additional 30 hours of Commission-approved postlicensing
education. To upgrade a provisional license to permanent
status, proof of the postlicensing course(s), application,
and fee ($25) must be sent to the Real Estate Commission
FAILURE TO MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS WILL RESULT IN
THE CANCELLATION OF THE PROVISIONAL SALES LICENSE.
a broker's license, completion of 150 hours, 90
hours of which may be the hours required for a salesman's
license, of classroom instruction in advanced real
estate principles and practices and related topics,
and three years of experience within the past five
years with a salesman's license or evidence submitted
to the Department of a Juris Doctor, Bachelor of
Laws degree, or a baccalaureate degree with a major
in real estate from an accredited college or university
or the Commission may accept proof of related education
and at least five years of experience immediately
preceding license application in business activities
equivalent to or closely related to real estate
There is no licensed experience requirement for a sales
examination. For a broker's examination, however, the
law requires three or more years of active licensure
within the last five years preceding application. To
receive recognition for out-of-state experience, the
applicant must obtain a Certification of Licensure,
including history, education, and disciplinary action
from the real estate regulatory agency (commission,
board, etc.) of all other states where he/she is or
has been licensed before applying for examination.
Examinations are scheduled every Monday through Saturday
in Beaufort, Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Myrtle
Beach, SC, and in Charlotte, NC. PSI is the examination
provider for the Commission and they publish a Candidate
Information Bulletin for approved candidates for the
real estate examinations. Candidates receive this bulletin
when they receive the examination eligibility letter
from the Commission. Examinees must receive a passing
score on both portions of the exam (general and state).
Retesting may be scheduled quickly if one or both portions
Any applicant who has been convicted of a crime
or sanctioned by any licensing agency or has adverse
items on a credit report must reveal that fact on
his/her application. The Regulatory Compliance Department
may review the application and then conduct an investigation
before an examination can be scheduled. This may
result in a delay.
Upon original application, each applicant must pay
the following fees:
Sales - $25 (plus $10 for a credit report). After
passing the examination, applicants must pay a license
fee of $25 and to upgrade from provisional status,
a fee of $25.
- $25 (plus $10 for a credit report). After passing
the examination, applicants must submit a separate
two-year licensing fee of $250 for a broker-in-charge
license or $125 for a broker license.
PSI's examination fee is $63.
not currently licensed in South Carolina must submit
certified funds for licensure