South Carolina Reciprocity

Pursuant to the provisions of the reciprocal agreement between the Board and the South Carolina Contractors Board, electrical licensees of the South Carolina board are eligible to apply for and obtain a North Carolina electrical contracting license, and North Carolina electrical licensees are eligible to apply for and obtain a South Carolina electrical contracting license as listed in the following table:

SOUTH CAROLINA COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL LICENSE ELIGIBLE FOR NORTH CAROLINA LICENSE
EL5 (Group 5) Limited, Intermediate, Unlimited
EL4 (Group 4) Limited, Intermediate
EL2 (Group 2), EL3 (Group 3) Limited
NORTH CAROLINA LICENSEE ELIGIBLE FOR SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSE (Group # indicates dollar limit per job)
Unlimited EL1, EL2, EL3, EL4, EL5 (Groups 1-5)
Intermediate EL1, EL2, EL3 (Groups 1-3)
Limited EL1 (Group 1), EL2 (Group 2)

 

Pursuant to the provisions of the reciprocal agreement between the Board and the South Carolina Residential Builders Commission, residential electrical licensees of the South Carolina commission are eligible to apply for and obtain a North Carolina electrical contracting license, and North Carolina electrical licensees are eligible to apply for and obtain a South Carolina residential electrical license as listed in the following table:

SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTIAL BUILDERS COMMISSION LICENSEE ELIGIBLE FOR NORTH CAROLINA LICENSE
Residential Electrical Contractor SP-SFD (Special Restricted: Single Family Dwelling)
NORTH CAROLINA LICENSEE ELIGIBLE FOR SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSE
SP-SFD (Special Restricted: Single Family Dwelling) Residential Specialty Electrical Contractor

 

SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTORS BOARD

110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29210

Phone: (803) 896-4686
Email: Contact.CLB@llr.sc.gov
Web: https://llr.sc.gov/clb

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