South Carolina Real Estate License Requirements

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South Carolina Real Estate Salesperson License Requirements

Total Hours Required: 60
Mandatory Hours: 60
Elective Hours:

1. General South Carolina Salesperson License Requirements

The general requirements for real estate salespersons defined by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission are as follows:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be lawfully present and eligible to work in the United States

2. Salesperson License Education Requirements in South Carolina

Below are credit hours required for the South Carolina pre-license course to qualify for your salesperson license.

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours60 hours

3. Additional Salesperson License Requirements in South Carolina

If you meet the general requirements and have completed your required course credit hours, you will need to complete the following steps to get your Salesperson license:

  • Apply for the South Carolina Salesperson examination
  • Submit fingerprints for a criminal background check
  • Successfully pass the South Carolina Salesperson licensing exam with a score of 70% or higher
  • Obtain sponsorship from a licensed South Carolina broker
  • Complete the South Carolina Real Estate License application

Online Limitations

No online limitations.


Roster Required: yes

Governing Agency

South Carolina Real Estate Commission
Phone: 8038964425
Fax: 8038964402
Address: 110 Centerview Dr.; Suite 201, Columbia, SC 29211

Good to Know

The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board’s site.

If you hold Real Estate licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state’s requirements.

Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It’s ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.