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How Can I Become a Licensed Home Builder?

To become licensed as a home builder in South Carolina, you are required to:

  • File a written application as required by the Commission.
  • Submit a certified check, cashiers check or money order for $100 for the application fee.
  • Submit an affidavit showing proof of at least one year actual experience under the supervision of a licensed builder.
  • Pass an examination given by PSI
  • Pay a $160 license fee (certified check or money order) and provide proper financial responsibility.

A license may be granted without examination to those builders in good standing in other states deemed by the Commission to have comparable exams.

The license must be renewed every 2 years.

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