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Since accreditation with the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies is a critical element of your future success, it is important to prepare yourself thoroughly for the South Carolina NASCLA exam. We sell a variety of SC NASCLA accredited exam books, ranging from individual books to bundled sets on topics such as international building codes, gypsum construction, roofing construction and many others.

There are broad and applied topics, and we also sell a complete boxed set of NASCLA exam books for South Carolina testing. With the entire set, you will receive a comprehensive education on every aspect of construction from fields to buildings with an emphasis on South Carolina's laws and regulations. Our individual and combination sets are priced competitively, and we proudly offer same-day shipping as long as your order is placed before 3 p.m., as well as PayPal's BillMeLater service for delayed payments. Be sure to contact us with questions or concerns, and review our PSI Exam info if your question pertains to the exam itself.

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Where can I register to take the NASCLA contractor's exam for South Carolina?

In order to take the NASCLA exam for South Carolina, you'll need to register to take the exam on the NASCLA official website. The fee to take this exam is $106.

For South Carolina, licenses are required for any contracting projects.

What exams are required for a general contractor license in SC?

  • NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors
  • South Carolina Business & Law Exam

What other requirements do I have to complete to get my SC contractors license?

For the state of South Carolina, licenses are split up in groups 1-5. The following are the requirements and maximum project limits for each group:

  • Group 1
    • Initial Applications:
      • License Requirements:
        • Maximum project cost: $50,000
        • Net worth requirement: $10,000
        • Surety bond requirement: $20,000
    • Group 2
      • Initial Applications:
        • License Requirements:
        • Maximum project cost: $200,000
        • Net worth requirement: $40,000
        • Surety bond requirement: $80,000
    • Group 3
      • Initial Applications:
        • Financial statement (must be compiled by licensed CPA/PA according to GAAP), or surety bond form
        • License Requirements:
        • Maximum project cost: $500,000
        • Net worth requirement: $100,000
        • Surety bond requirement: $200,000
    • Group 4
      • Initial Applications:
        • Financial statement (must be compiled by licensed CPA/PA according to GAAP), or surety bond form
        • License Requirements:
        • Maximum project cost: $1,500,000
        • Net worth requirement: $175,000
        • Surety bond requirement: $350,000
    • Group 5
      • Initial Applications:
        • Financial statement (must be compiled by licensed CPA/PA according to GAAP), or surety bond form
        • License Requirements:
        • Maximum project cost: unlimited
        • Net worth requirement: $250,000
        • Surety bond requirement: $500,000

Where do I submit my application for my contractor's license in South Carolina?

You can submit your application for the contractor's license to the South Carolina Contractors License Board. The following is the contact information:

Address:

Synergy Business Park, Kingstree Building

110 Centerview Dr.

Columbia, SC 29210

Phone: 803.896.4300

Website: https://llr.sc.gov/clb/pub.aspx

What is on the SC NASCLA exam?

The general NASCLA contractors exam is broken down into 12 subject areas with a total of 115 questions. You'll have 330 minutes to complete the questions.

Here is a breakdown of the exam:

Subject Area Number of Questions
General Requirements 25
Site Construction 15
Concrete 6
Masonry 4
Metals 6
Woods 5
Thermal & Moisture Protection 5
Doors, Windows & Glazing 4
Finishes 5
Mechanical & Plumbing Systems 6
Electrical Systems 3
Procurement & Contracting Requirements 31