State Requirements

South Carolina / Non-Resident Adjuster Licensing / Individual

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  • Fees shown are state fees only. These fees do not include NIPR transaction fees.
  • All fees are per application.
  • Adjusters do not charge a fee to amend a license
  • Attention: The state you have selected imposes a retaliatory fee. Please click below to review the fees.

Retaliatory Fees


  • Fee Disclaimers: See Retaliatory Fee

Public Insurance Adjuster

  • Fee Disclaimers: See Retaliatory Fee
  • Please note that license class names can vary by state.


  • Property
  • Casualty
  • Personal Lines
  • Workers Compensation
  • Crop
  • Commercial Lines
  • Auto Liability
  • Auto Physical Damage
  • Marine
  • Surety

Public Insurance Adjuster

  • Property

Applicant Can

  • Submit adjuster license application for individuals electronically.
  • Submit Adjuster Designated Home State (ADHS) electronically.
  • Reinstate a license electronically.
  • Add lines of authority to an existing active license electronically.
  • Print license electronically.

Business Rules

  • Non-citizens (excluding Canadians) of the U.S. must have a resident license for selling insurance in one of the 50 U.S. states and provide U.S. mailing address.

  • Non-Citizen of U.S. must provide proof of Green Card. Please email proof to within 90 days of application.

  • Applicant must be eighteen (18) years old or older as determined from the applicant's date of birth.

  • Applicant may not hold or be applying for South Carolina adjuster and South Carolina public adjuster licenses simultaneously.

  • If applicant responds "yes" to one of the background questions please submit supporting documents electronically via NIPR's Attachments Warehouse. The documents may also be submitted to the state via mail, email, or fax.

  • Adjuster Designated Home State (ADHS) Rules:
    • The ADHS selected MUST have an active non-resident adjuster license on the PDB.
    • In order for an applicant to designate a home state, the applicant MUST NOT have an active resident adjuster license on PDB (in any state). Note: Public Adjusters will be treated as Insurance Producer.
    • Applicants that have an active resident Insurance Producer (non-adjuster) license and no active resident adjuster license may not apply for an adjuster (non-public adjuster) license using the resident Insurance Producer (non-adjuster) license.
    • Application will be rejected if the applicant holds an active resident Insurance Producer (non-adjuster) license in a state that licenses resident adjusters and is designating an active non-resident adjuster license as their home state.
    • Applicant may choose to change the home state license currently on record.
    • Public Insurance Adjusters may not select an Adjuster Designated Home State.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

South Carolina Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 100105
Columbia, SC 29202-3105
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

Online printing information can be found by going to NIPR's license print page and selecting the state.

12 months

Pearson Vue or Call 1-877-759-5226

Email a signed written request on agency letterhead.

NIPR is currently working with South Carolina to make access to Continuing Education (CE) transcript data available via MYNIPR. 


Click here to be directed to MyNIPR application.