January 04, 2021

Greenville DMV Office Change of Location

Greenville residents should be aware of an upcoming change of location to their local SCMDV branch office. At the close of business Friday, April 2, 2021, the Greenville - University Ridge Road branch office at 300 University Ridge Road will permanently close. A new SCDMV branch office will open Monday, April 5, 2021 at 122 Edgeworth Street in Greenville. Customers will continue to receive the same services at the Greenville - Edgeworth Street branch office as they did at the Greenville - University Ridge Road branch office. The new location will be more spacious and used exclusively for SCDMV business.

December 15, 2020

Odometer Exemption Requirements to Change January 1, 2021

South Carolina vehicle owners and dealers who are planning to sell or lease vehicles should be aware of an upcoming change to odometer disclosure exemptions that will go into effect on January 1, 2021. Beginning in 2021, odometer disclosures will be required on all vehicles less than twenty years old at the time of ownership transfer, affecting vehicles of model year 2011 and newer. The twenty-year period will extend from the vehicle’s date of manufacture.

September 01, 2020

Vision Test Required for License Renewal

South Carolinians must soon have their vision tested before being able to renew their driver's licenses. Beginning October 1, 2020, drivers must have vision examination results electronically submitted to the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) or have their eyes checked in person at SCDMV branches to be able to renew any type of driver's licenses. Vision tests for first-time licenses and commercial driver's licenses continue to be required.