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Dealer Bond And Licensing Information » South Carolina


A $30,000 surety bond is required for all dealers except wholesale Auto Auction.  Motocycle only and Travel Trailer only.

Dealer License

State license is required for all new and used car dealers and camper/motorcycle dealers.

Dealer License Fee: $50.00

Issued for demonstration and delivery use only. New car dealers are not required to be franchised. Used car dealers may sell new cars.



Contact the Carolina's Independent Automobile Dealers Association for additional information.