Business Entity FAQs

  1. What is your mailing address?
  2. What is your physical address for personal or overnight delivery?
  3. To whom do I make my check payable?
  4. What is your fax number?
  5. What is your email address?
  6. What is the turn-around time for paperwork submitted to the Department?
  7. How can I expedite the processing of my application?
  8. Why can't I bring my money and application to the Department and receive my license on the spot?
  9. How do I find my entity license number?
  10. How can I obtain a copy of my license?
  11. How do I change my address?
  12. My userID and password for my online account has expired. How can I have my userID and password reset?
  13. I forgot my userID and password for my online account. How can I have my userID and password reset?
  14. How do I change the name of the entity with the Department?
  15. How much are the license fees?
  16. When do the licenses renew?
  17. How do I cancel my South Carolina license?
  18. How do I request a Letter of Certification?
  19. How do I request a Letter of Clearance?
  20. What are the basic requirements for obtaining a resident entity license in South Carolina?
  21. What are the basic requirements for obtaining a nonresident entity license in South Carolina?
  22. How do I add a new line of authority to an existing license?
  23. How do I transfer from resident to nonresident in South Carolina?
  24. How do I transfer from a nonresident license to a resident license in South Carolina?
  25. May I send a completed application by fax?
  26. Are appointments required in South Carolina?
  27. Where may I find licensing forms?
  28. How can I verify my license status?
  29. May an agency pay a finder's fee or referral fee to an unlicensed individual?
  30. How can I obtain a copy of an entity file?
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