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South Carolina Drivers License

How to apply for a new license: South Carolina



South Carolina Drivers License

Forms download icon South Carolina's official forms for apply for a new license


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MCSA-5876 - Medical Examiners Certificate

As part of your application for a CDL, send this medical clearance form to the Wyoming DOT. MUST be filled out by a doctor or nurse.

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447-NC - Application for a Beginner's Permit, Driver's License, or Identification Card (Non-Commercial Credential)

Use this DMV form to apply for a learner's pass, driver's license, ID card, moped/motorcycle license, or identification card in South Carolina. Can be used to ask for an original, a new one, a copy, or a change.

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RG-004A - Application for People Who Have a Hearing Impairment

Application for a SC badge, learner's pass, AND/OR driver's license for people who are deaf or hard of hearing from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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MV-94 - International Customers' Checklist

People from out of the country who want to get a SC identification card, learner's pass, or driver's license must bring the things on this DMV list.

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412-NC - Report of Vision Screening for Non Commercial Beginner's Permit or Driver's License

If you don't pass the vision test for a South Carolina driver's license at the Department of Motor Vehicles, you must fill out this form. The form must be filled out by a licensed eye doctor.

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DL-127 - Route Restricted Driver's License Application

If your driving rights were taken away, you can get a route-restricted SC driver's license so you can drive to work OR school.

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447-SEL - Selective Service Requirement

If you are the right age and gender, you can tell the SC Department of Motor Vehicles to give your information to the U.S. Selective Service.


DMV Appointment in South Carolina

Appointment information

All SCDMV branches accept walk-in customers for regular and motorcycle skills tests from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. every day besides Wednesday.

On Wednesdays, all branch offices accept walk-in customers from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Customers must make appointments to take regular and motorcycle skills tests from 2-4 p.m.

You can schedule your appointment here:

Schedule your DMV appointment in South Carolina

Depends on the day: Appointment is needed some days during the week.

All SCDMV branches accept walk-in customers for regular and motorcycle skills tests from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. every day besides Wednesday.

On Wednesdays, all branch offices accept walk-in customers from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Customers must make appointments to take regular and motorcycle skills tests from 2-4 p.m.

You can schedule your appointment here:

Schedule your DMV appointment in South Carolina

Depends on the day: Appointment is needed some days during the week.

All SCDMV branches accept walk-in customers for regular and motorcycle skills tests from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. every day besides Wednesday.

On Wednesdays, all branch offices accept walk-in customers from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Customers must make appointments to take regular and motorcycle skills tests from 2-4 p.m.

You can schedule your appointment here:

Schedule your DMV appointment in South Carolina


DMV Hours in South Carolina

Today, being Tuesday, most South Carolina DMV offices open at 8:30 a.m.

However, take into consideration that two offices are closed today.

We recommend selecting your county from the list below to find your closest office hours.

Today, being Tuesday, most South Carolina DMV offices close at 5 p.m.

We recommend selecting your county from the list below to find your closest office hours.

Tomorrow, being Wednesday, South Carolina DMV offices will open at different times, starting from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Opening hours:

  • 20 offices at South Carolina open tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.
  • 45 offices at South Carolina open tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.

We recommend selecting your county from the list below to find your closest office hours.

Remember that tomorrow is Pioneer Day. We recommend searching your nearest DMV office to obtain information about holiday's closures.

No, the South Carolina DMV doesn't open on weekends.

No, the South Carolina DMV doesn't open on Saturday.

No, the South Carolina DMV doesn't open on Sunday.


Search DMV offices in South Carolina by county

DMV Handbooks in South Carolina

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Driver's License

Driver's Manual.

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Driver's License

Motorcycle and Moped Operator's Manual.

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Driver's License

Parent's Supervised Driving Program.

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Driver's License

Large Non-commercial and Recreational Vehicles Driver's Manual.

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