Name Change Requirements

If you're interested in changing the name on a dealer license, contact the Dealer Licensing and Audit Unit at 803-896-2611 for the requirements. You should mail all documents for a name change to the address below:

SCDMV
Dealer License and Audit Unit
PO Box 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0023

Address Change Requirements

If you're interested in changing the address on a dealer license, mail all of the following items to the SCDMV:

  • Completed Application for a Dealer or Wholesaler License (SCDMV Form DLA-1).
  • If you're a Retail, Motorcycle, or Travel Trailer Dealer, you must provide a diagram of the location that shows the building and vehicle display area.
  • If you're a Retail Wholesale, Wholesale Motorcycle, or Wholesale Auto Auction Dealers, you must provide a diagram of the structure and office. The diagram must include the address of where records are stored. 
  • One of the following:
  • A copy of SC Department of Revenue retail license with the name and new physical address for retail, motorcycle, or travel trailer license.
  • A copy of city/county business license, or letter stating a license is not required for the trade name (DBA), and new physical address of the business. 
    All dealers (motor vehicle, motorcycles, travel trailer, auction, or wholesale) must provide a city or county business license or letter from the city or county stating a license is not required for the trade name (DBA) and location of dealership. This is a requirement for each initial dealer license application and any application that involves a name or address change.
  • Current proof of garage liability insurance in the name of the business with the new physical address of the business.
    Only required for dealerships with assigned demonstration plates.
  • Check or money order, made out to the SCDMV, for the $50 license fee and $1 per dealer plate registration.

Mail the documents for an address or name change to the address below:

SCDMV
Dealer License and Audit Unit
PO Box 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016-0023