As of Jan 2021, a current South Carolina license or registration is required to engage in residential building, specialty contracting or home inspecting activities in this state, as defined in S.C. Code of Laws Title 40 Chapter 59. Visit the South Carolina website for licensure details.
To become a home inspector in South Carolina, you must complete a state application prepared by the Commission, which requires a membership to an organization approved by the SC Residential Builders Commission. InterNACHI is a state-approved organization that requires certification and examination. InterNACHI® certified inspectors may download a certificate from their InterNACHI® membership account.
License Without Examination
Pursuant to S.C. Reg. 106–4(A), to be licensed as a home inspector without examination, the applicant must show to the satisfaction of the Commission that he or she is currently certified or licensed as a building or home inspector after written examination by an organization or other entity approved by the commission.
License by Examination
InterNACHI® provides peer-to-peer learning experiences for both inspectors who need additional assistance and for experienced inspectors who are interested in helping newer ones out. Visit InterNACHI's Mentoring Program to get started.
Become a InterNACHI® Certified Commercial Property Inspector. The online training and certification is free for members.
Visit Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA) for additional commercial inspection training and resources.
From: "Stan Bowen" <email@example.com>Date: September 17, 2010 2:37:19 PM MDTTo: <firstname.lastname@example.org>Subject: Approved
You have been approved and are on our Approved organization list #58 Thank you for your patience.
Call if you need any more info.
Office of Board Services
S.C. Residential Builders Commission
Web Site www.llr.state.sc.us