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  Welcome to the SCDMV Website
Military Commercial Driver Skills Test Waiver

To learn more about the Military Commercial Driver Skills Test Waiver, click here.

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Donate Life Fridays

On January 8, 2014, Governor Nikki Haley joined the leadership of SCDMV and Donate Life at the State House to announce a renewed partnership and statewide campaign to increase the number of registrants on the S.C. Organ and Tissue Donor Registry. The new goal is to have a donor designation rate of 40% by the end of 2014. Beginning Friday, January 10, all DMV Field Office Employees will wear blue shirts with both the DMV and Donate Life SC logos. Ask them how you can become an organ donor today! 


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What's New for You at SCDMV?


Effective June 3, 2013, anyone that wants to renew their motorcycle beginner permit will be required to make a bona fide attempt to pass the motorcycle skills tests first. Click here to view Chapter 5 of the South Carolina Driver's Manual, which explains the motorcycle maneuvers you will be required to perform during the skills test.

Saturday service will be available on April 12 and 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in six SCDMV offices:
Aiken DMV, 1755 Richland Avenue East
Charleston DMV, 3790 Leeds Avenue
Florence DMV, 3102 East Palmetto Street
Greenville DMV, 15 Saluda Dam Road
Lexington DMV, 122 Park Road
Rock Hill DMV, 305 Hands Mill Road

Sign Up to Donate Life!        

Save Time Online and In Line Brochure       

Demolisher or Secondary Metals Recycler Stolen Vehicle Check     

One Stop Driver Training and/or Testing Programs   

Driver License Practice Test App and Online Practice Exam   

Order License Plates Online     


Veteran Driver License Designation     

Enter Your Emergency Contact Information   

Attention Motor Carriers! You can now process some IRP and IFTA transactions online! Get your registration form here!

Vehicles 25 Years Old or Older with No Title  

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Wednesday Morning Training Sessions

All SCDMV offices close on Wednesday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for in-house training. All field offices, telephone service centers and headquarters employees participate. These training sessions allow management more time to work with employees to ensure consistent operations throughout the agency.

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New Commercial Driver Requirements

New regulations now require all commercial drivers to self-certify the type of commerce for which they intend to operate. Drivers must also provide medical certification for any type of commerce that requires it. For more information, click here.

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Use Our Public Services Site

The SCDMV Public Services site lets you complete many transactions online:   

  • Address changes
  • Replace a lost or stolen driver's license 
  • Identification card renewals
  • View your driver license status, and pay reinstatement fees
  • Duplicate registration certificates
  • Complete a pending registration renewal
  • Obtain your driver record

The Public Services site is usually the fastest and most convenient way to do business with SCDMV.

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On This Page
Military Commercial Driver Skills Test Waiver
Donate Life Fridays
What's New for You at SCDMV?
Wednesday Morning Training Sessions
New Commercial Driver Requirements
Use Our Public Services Site
Follow SCDMV on the Web

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