Mission Statement

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) administers the state's motor vehicle licensing and titling laws by maintaining strict controls to deliver secure and valid identification, licenses, and property records, while accurately accounting for the receipt and timely distribution of all revenue collected in order to best serve our citizens.

To accomplish this mission, the SCDMV will administer South Carolina’s motor vehicle laws in an efficient, effective, and professional manner in order to deliver accuracy and security in all transaction documents and to provide the highest levels of customer service to the citizens of South Carolina.

Vision Statement

The SCDMV is a model state agency delivering exceptional customer service and promoting effective and efficient business processes, professional employees, innovative technology, and strategic partnerships.


Competent, Committed, and Courteous

Hearing Impaired Number

If you have a hearing impairment or are deaf, you may contact the SCDMV using its TTY number at 803-896-5099.

Holiday Schedule

The SCDMV follows the holiday schedule of the State of South Carolina.