The Governor has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina. For the latest information on COVID-19 in South Carolina please visit scdhec.gov/covid19
South Carolina law requires that all business opportunities be registered before placing advertisements or making representations to prospective purchasers.
The Secretary of State’s Office administers corporate filings for corporations, nonprofit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships.
Forms for business filings, corporations, LLCs, LLPs, and charitable organizations.
SC Business One-Stop resource guide for the licenses, permits, and registrations required for new businesses in South Carolina.
Request copies of business filings documents that have been filed in the Secretary of State's Office.
Licensing information for Athlete Agents, Credit Counselors, Motor Clubs, Pawnbrokers, Professional Employer Organizations, and more.
Licensing and regulation for more than 139 professions and occupations, such as cosmetology, dentistry, nursing, pharmacists, and many more.
The Office of the Secretary of State is responsible for the commissioning of Notaries Public for South Carolina.
Get details on the process to obtain your new Real ID before the deadline.