A contractors license is required in South Carolina (SC) for any commercial work that exceeds over $5,000 in value. Residential general work over $5,000 and residential specialty work over $200 also requires a state license. Candidates are required to pass two examinations: business and law and the trade. Applications for commercial licensure can be obtained by calling 1-803-896-4686 and for residential licensure by calling 1-803-896-4696. Examinations can be scheduled through PSI by calling 1-800-733-9267. Please select the license/examination that you are interested in.