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Attention LLR Customers

LLR encourages the use of its online licensing services to issue licenses as quickly as possible to our clients. Starting May 15, 2011, a $25 service fee will be instituted for licensing services done in person rather than online.



In accordance withChapter 136 of the South Carolina Code of Regulations, the following fees apply to applicants, apprentices, and pilots in the Lower Coastal Area:

     Apprentice Applicant:  $25, due upon submitting an application for Apprenticeship.

     Apprentice:  $50, due upon issuance of Certificate of Apprenticeship.

     First Short Branch: $250.00, due upon initial licensing following Apprenticeship.

     Second Short Branch: $100.00, due upon upgrade from first short branch, typically six months after initial licensing.

     Third Short Branch: $150.00, due upon upgrade from second short branch, typically one year after initial licensing.

     Fourth Short Branch: $150.00, due upon upgrade from third short branch, typically two years after initial licensing.

     Initial Full Branch:  $150.00, due upon upgrade from fourth short branch, typically three years after initial licensing.

     Annual Full Branch Pilot Registration:  $960, due in January of each year.

     HISTORY:  Added by State Register Volume 16, Issue No. 7, eff July 24, 1992.  Amended by State Register Volume 20, Issue No. 6, Part 1, eff June 28, 1996;  State Register Volume 32, Issue No. 5, eff May 23, 2008.

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