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Terms of Use    Non-Resident Producer Licensing    Instructions    Agreement

Welcome to the South Carolina Department of Insurance E-Licensing Application!

This is an on-line licensing application designed to accelerate the Individual Licensing process for licenses of the following types: Adjuster, Appraiser, Broker, Resident Unlimited Lines Producer, Limited Lines, Public Insurance Adjuster, Surety Bondsman, Professional Bondsman, and Runner Bondsman. This application is for new licenses only; it is not to be used for license renewals or reinstatements of suspended or revoked licenses.  It also cannot be used to reapply for a license that was previously denied.

Please carefully read the terms of use and instructions given below. You must agree that you have read, understood, and agreed to all terms, conditions, and fees before continuing with the license application process.

THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU ("USER") AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE (referred to as "SCDOI" herein). BY CLICKING ON THE AGREE BUTTON OR USING THE SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN, USER IS CONSENTING TO BE BOUND BY AND IS BECOMING A PARTY TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCEPTING ITS TERMS.


IMPORTANT RESTRICTIONS:

If you are currently under suspension by the South Carolina Department of Insurance, you may not apply for new licenses until your suspension is lifted.  If you attempt to apply for a license via the on-line licensing application, you will not be able to complete the application process.

If you have had your license(s) revoked by the South Carolina Department of Insurance, you may not begin the license application process on-line. A two-year waiting period is required for re-application after revocation, and all such applications must be submitted directly to the Department of Insurance for review.


 Terms of Use
A. Legal Information
  1. USER shall be the person whose name appears on the Application or an officer, director, principal, partner, or authorized representative of the business entity on whose behalf the Application is filed.

  2. USER acknowledges SCDOI reserves the right not to process an Application until it has received the applicable State Insurance Department fees.

  3. Upon submitting the Application to SCDOI with the applicable fees, USER shall take no action that interferes with SCDOI's ability to collect said fees.  USER AGREES THAT ALL STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE AND ARE NOT DEPENDENT ON SCDOI's APPROVAL OR DENIAL OF AN APPLICATION.

  4. USER shall use "SCDOI CONNECT" for personal and non-commercial use only.  Except as otherwise specified herein, USER shall not modify, copy, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or otherwise distribute any information, software, products, or services obtained from SCDOI CONNECT.  USER shall not decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of any information or products obtained from "SCDOI CONNECT".   USER may copy, distribute, and transmit the Licensing Application to its officers, directors, principals, partners, agents, consultants, contractors, employees, majority-owned subsidiaries and affiliates for internal use only.  USER may copy, distribute and transmit the Licensing Application to federal and state government officials for purposes of compliance with federal and state laws.

  5. USER shall not use "SCDOI CONNECT" to publish, post, upload, transmit, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.

B. Electronic Payments

All users of the E-Licensing application must agree to pay the licensing fee via electronic check at the completion of the license application.


 Non-Resident Producer Licensing

Individuals wishing to apply for non-resident Producer licensing should apply via the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR). Please view the list of participating states to determine if the states to which you wish to apply are participating in electronic non-resident licensing.


 Instructions
 

Please choose the applicable link(s) below to view the requirements and fee schedule for the license types for which you wish to apply:

Adjuster
Appraiser
Broker
Producer (all types)
Public Insurance Adjuster
Bondsman (all types)


 Agreement

I acknowledge that I have read all terms and instructions outlined above and that I agree to all conditions stated therein.