Renewal Applications

To renew your dealer or wholesaler license, you must take all of the following renewal documents to an SCDMV branch:

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If you purchased a new surety bond since your last application, you must submit your original bond and Power of Attorney to the address below:

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

If you are applying for dealer license plates you must provide both of the following documents:

Inspections for Renewals

Some dealer applicants require facility inspection upon renewal. The following criteria determines whether or not an inspection will be required:

  • The dealer or wholesaler license has been expired for more than 90 days.
  • The business type changed from a dealer to a wholesaler or from a wholesaler to a dealer.
  • The name and/or address of the dealer or wholesaler changed.
  • The ownership or location of the dealer or wholesaler changed.