Company Name or Address Change

Dealership Name or Address Change

Name change requirements

Contact Dealer Licensing and Audit Unit at (803) 896-2611 for the requirements to change the name of a dealer license. Mail all documents for a name change to the Dealer License and Audit Unit (address is listed below). 

 

Address change requirements

Mail the following items to the Dealer License and Audit Unit (address is listed below).  

  1. Complete Form DLA-1 Application for a Dealer or Wholesaler License.

  2. Provide diagram as described below.

    1. Retail, Motorcycle, and Travel Trailer Dealers are required to provide a diagram of location to include building and vehicle display area.

    2. Retail Wholesale, Wholesale Motorcycle, and Wholesale Auto Auction Dealers are required to provide a diagram of the structure and office to include address of where records are stored.

  3. Provide bond rider for existing bond on file amending the bond to the new physical address or new bond (Form DLA-1B) with power of attorney in the name of the business with the new physical address of the business.

  4. If the dealership has been assigned demonstration plates, provide current proof of garage liability insurance in the name of the business with the new physical address of the business.

  5. Provide copy of SC Department of Revenue retail license with the name and new physical address for retail, motorcycle, or travel trailer license.

  6. Provide copy of city/county business license or letter stating a license is not required for the trade name (dba) and new physical address of the business.

    NOTE:  All dealers (motor vehicle, motorcycles, travel trailer, auction, or wholesale) must provide a city or county business license or letter from the city or county stating a license is not required for the trade name (dba) and location of dealership.  This is a requirement for each initial dealer license application and any application that involves a name or address change. 

  7. Pay fees by check or money order: $50.00 license fee and $1.00 per dealer plate registration.

    Mail all documents for an address or name change to this address.

    SCDMV

    Dealer License and Audit Unit

    PO BOX 1498

    Blythewood, SC 29016-0023

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