How to get your Real Estate License in South Carolina

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get South Carolina Real Estate License? McKissock Learning taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in South Carolina, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the South Carolina real estate license requirements.

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4 Mandatory Hours
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10 Total Hours
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2 Elective Hours
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Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in South Carolina

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the South Carolina Real Estate Commission for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

South Carolina Real Estate License: Broker and Salesperson

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 6
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: June 30th every 2 years.

- Licenses expire June 30th every two years beginning with the year in which the license was first issued.

Hours Required by SCREC: 10 hours

-4 mandatory hours
    -4-hour Core course
-6 elective hours

For information on continuing education exemptions or dual credit, contact the Real Estate Commission directly.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.
Final Exam: While students are required to demonstrate mastery of the content at certain levels of the course, there is no passing score requirement for the final exam.
Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your dashboard account. 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted to CE Broker (South Carolina's official CE tracking system) every Tuesday.

During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily.**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: South Carolina Real Estate Commission
Phone: 8038964425
Fax: 8038964402
Address: 110 Centerview Dr.; Suite 201 Columbia, SC 29211

South Carolina Real Estate License: Broker-in-Charge

Total Hours Required: 10
Mandatory Hours: 8
Elective Hours: 2
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2023
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: June 30th every 2 years.

- Licenses expire June 30th every two years beginning with the year in which the license was first issued.

Hours Required by SCREC: 10 hours

-8 mandatory hours
    -4-hour Core course
    -4-hour BIC course
-2 elective hours

For information on continuing education exemptions or dual credit, contact the Real Estate Commission directly.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.
Final Exam: While students are required to demonstrate mastery of the content at certain levels of the course, there is no passing score requirement for the final exam.
Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your dashboard account. 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted to CE Broker (South Carolina's official CE tracking system) every Tuesday.

During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily.**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: South Carolina Real Estate Commission
Phone: 8038964425
Fax: 8038964402
Address: 110 Centerview Dr.; Suite 201 Columbia, SC 29211

South Carolina Real Estate License: Property Manager

Total Hours Required: 0
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0
At this time South Carolina does not require Property Managers to take Continuing Education to renew their license.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Rosters are submitted to CE Broker (South Carolina's official CE tracking system) every Tuesday.

During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily.**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: South Carolina Real Estate Commission
Phone: 8038964425
Fax: 8038964402
Address: 110 Centerview Dr.; Suite 201 Columbia, SC 29211

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.