Some SCDMV branches may be operating with delayed openings or be closed due to Hurricane Ian. SCDMV offices follow the direction of counties during inclement weather.SC Emergency Management County Delays/Closures
If you are 15, you may apply for a moped operator's, or Class G, license by taking the vision and knowledge test at any SCDMV branch. South Carolina does not require a skills test for moped applicants. You must have a valid driver's license or moped license to drive a moped. Additionally, your moped must be registered.
If you are 16 or older with a moped license, you may drive a moped alone at any time.
Anyone younger than 16 with a moped license may operate a moped:
A moped license costs $25 and is valid for eight years.
When you are issued any SC license or ID card, any driver's licenses and ID cards previously issued by another jurisdiction (state or province) will be cancelled. If a license or ID card is later issued to you by another jurisdiction, your SC moped license will be cancelled automatically.
Follow these steps to get a moped license:
You must present the correct documents that prove your identity to receive a moped license. You can find a complete list of accepted documents on the United States Citizens' Checklist (SCDMV Form MV-93) and the International Customers' Checklist (SCDMV Form MV-94).