Office Hours & Wait Times

The SCDMV does not guarantee wait times will remain constant. The numbers below represent customers who have checked in with the greeter and received a transaction ticket number. Wait times are subject to change and may vary from the time you view them online to the time you arrive at an SCDMV branch.

Service People in line Initial Wait Time
Charleston Lockwood 4 7 min
Dealer Services 0 0 min
All Other Driver/ID Services 0 0 min
Express Services 0 0 min
Renew Driver/Identification Service 2 3 min
Renew Vehicle Registration Service 0 0 min
Road Test 0 0 min
All Other Vehicle Services 1 13 min
Written Test 1 7 min
Other Services 0 -

843-727-6477

180 Lockwood Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29403 Get Directions

Monday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Open Saturday : No
Dealer Central : No
Knowledge Tests : Until 4:30
Drivers License Road Test Office : Yes
Walk-in Road Tests : 8:30 - 1:30
Road Test Appointments : 2:00-4:30
Class E Skills Test Office : No
Class F Skills Test Office : No
Motorcycle Skills Test Office : No
CDL Knowledge Tests : Until 4:00
CDL Road Test Office : No
IFTA/IRP : No
International Customers : No