If you are not a United States citizen, you must renew your license at one of the seventeen designated DMV offices as noted below that process international customer’s applications:
International Customer Offices
Bluffton DMV, 15 Sheridan Park
Charleston DMV, 3790 Leeds Avenue
Conway DMV, 4103 Highway 701 North
Florence DMV, 3102 East Palmetto Street
Greenville DMV, 15 Saluda Dam Road
Greenwood DMV, 510 West Alexander Extension
Greer DMV, 610 Arlington Road
Irmo/Ballentine DMV, 1016 Broadstone Road
Lancaster DMV, 1694 Pageland Highway
Laurens DMV, 390 Fairgrounds Road
Myrtle Beach DMV, 1200 21st Avenue North
North Augusta DMV, 1913 Ascauga Lake Road
Orangeburg DMV, 1720 Charleston Highway
Rock Hill DMV, 305 Hands Mill Road
Seneca DMV, 13009 South Radio Station Road
Shop Road DMV, 1630 Shop Road
Spartanburg DMV, 1625 Southport Road
The requirements to renew a driver's license for an International customer are as follows:
1. You must pass a vision-screening test or provide an eye examination certificate obtained within the last 12 months from a licensed eye care professional.
2. You must pass a knowledge test if you received violations totaling more than five points against your driving record in the last two years.
3. The renewal fee for a 5-year (or less) license is $12.50.
4. Provide proper documentation. Form MV-94 International Customer Checklist for Issuance of Driver’s License, Beginner’s Permit and Identification Cards lists the documentation requirements for each of the areas listed below for the most common immigration and visa statuses.
§ Proof of Identity (SC Code Section 56-1-80 and 56-1-90(2))
§ Proof of Date and Place of Birth (SC Code Section 56-1-80 and 56-1-90(2))
§ Current authorization to live, work or study in the U.S. (SC Code Section 56-1-40(7) and 56-1-80)
§ Social Security Card or Letter from the Social Security Administration (no more than 90 days old) stating that the applicant is not allowed to work in the United States (SC Code Section 56-1-90)
§ Proof of SC Residency (SC Code Section 56-1-40(7) and Section 56-1-80(3)) § Automobile Liability Insurance Information (SC Code Section 56-1-80(C))