Licensing Exams

The South Carolina Department of Insurance has contracted with PSI Services LLC to provide the licensing examination for the department. Please contact PSI Services LLC directly to register for an exam, pay the exam fee, and schedule an appointment. You can view South Carolina-specific information on PSI's website or contact PSI directly at 800-733-9267.

An insurance licensing examination candidate information bulletin can be downloaded on PSI’s website. This information bulletin includes exam registration requirements, examination sites, and a topic outline for each licensing examination. 

Registering & Scheduling Exams
Register, pay the exam fee, and schedule an appointment directly with PSI Services LLC.  All of this can be done online in just one easy step by visiting the PSI website. Follow these steps:
  1. On the PSI homepage, select the government / state licensing agencies.
  2. Select the state of South Carolina on the select jurisdiction page.
  3. Select South Carolina Insurance on the select account page.
  4. On the next page, a list of exams will be displayed. Select the exam name and you will be taken to a page to download a candidate information bulletin, sign in, create an account, obtain a list of test centers, and view frequently asked questions on registration.

Before taking the examination, view the examination tutorial that is located on PSI’s home page. Scroll to the bottom of the home page and on the right side select the link to view the PSI examination tutorial.

Apply for a License Online
After you fulfill your exam requirements, apply online or submit your application for licensure to the department. Passing an exam does not guarantee that you will be issued a license. If you take an exam unnecessarily or are found unqualified, neither the exam fee nor the license processing fee will be refunded.

PSI Exam Centers
PSI will provide computer-based test administration at seven test centers in South Carolina.