1. Step 1:  Complete Required Exam(s)
  2. step 2:  Apply for license
  3. step 3:  Obtain Fingerprints

Step 1: Complete Required Exam(s)

  • Those wishing to become a South Carolina licensed resident producer must first pass the appropriate producer licensing exam for that specific line of authority.

  • Register for Exam - Contact PSI directly at 800-733-9267 to register for the state licensing exam or simply register online. Exam reports expire 12 months after the date of issuance.  

  • View Exam Content - View exam content outlines on PSI's website. Please note the exam content outlines can be found on the right side of the page under Information Links.


Non-resident applicants must apply online through NIPR, where you will complete the Application for Individual License, Form 3506 and pay the license fee of $25. 

    • Note the license fee is not pro-rated and is non-refundable and non-transferable.
    • If license status cannot be verified on the State Producer Licensing Database (SPLD), certification from the applicant's home state will be required. 

Title Producers only:  Title producers only need to submit the Financial Interest Disclosure Form (Form 3600).

Pre-need Producers only
:  Pre-need producers are only required to pass the life exam and need to submit:

    1. A copy of your South Carolina funeral director's license; and
    2. Letter of employment from a South Carolina licensed funeral home.

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