Renew My License

2020-2022 Renewals are now open for General Contractor’s Licenses. As a reminder, you must have the appropriate Financial Statement, Surety Bond or Surety Bond Continuation Certificate on file with the Board to renew. Please submit this information via the Document Submission portal. You may renew your license without late penalties until October 31, 2020.

Renew My License Online

2020-2022 General Contractor License Renewals

NEW FOR 2020: You must submit the appropriate Financial Statement, Surety Bond or Surety Bond Continuation Certificate prior to accessing the online renewal software. Failure to submit the required financial documentation or bond, in addition to the renewal application, will result in your license not being renewed.

You can submit this information via the Document Submission portal using your User ID and Password. If you have forgotten or do not know these credentials, select I Forgot / Do Not Know My User ID and/or I Forgot My Password.

If you are adding a new Surety Bond for this renewal cycle, you must mail the original to the Board.

Paper Applications and Forms

You must submit either the appropriate Financial Statement, Surety Bond or Surety Bond Continuation Certificate with your renewal application. Failure to submit the required financial documentation or bond will result in your license not being renewed.

2020-2022 GC Renewal Doc 176

Doc #172, Owner Prepared Financial Statement

Surety Bond Form for General Contractors

Additional Applications and Forms:

Doc #142, Explanatory Statement of “Yes” Answers

Doc #180, Revision Application

Doc #165, Initial Application/Reinstatement Application

Affidavit of Eligibility Form

Financial Statement and Surety Bond Requirements for Renewals

FINANCIAL STATEMENT AND SURETY BOND REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWALS:

Groups 1 and 2 - Owner Prepared financial statement with an affidavit of accuracy, Document #172 or a Surety Bond Form for General Contractors.

Groups 3 and 4 - Owner Prepared financial statement, Document #172 financial statement compiled by a licensed CPA or a licensed PA in accordance with GAAP, including all disclosures required by GAAP or a Surety Bond Form for General Contractors.

Group 5 - Reviewed financial statement from a licensed CPA or PA, prepared in accordance with GAAP principles, including all disclosures required by GAAP (cannot be on an “income-tax basis”); or submit a Surety Bond Form for General Contractors.

Please note, all financial statements must have a balance sheet date no more than twelve months before the date of the renewal application.

Board staff will process financial documentation in the order it is received. Submitting documents through the Document Submission Portal will expedite this process. Please allow 5-7 business days for processing before logging back in to renew your license online. Board staff with contact you at the email address on file if there is an issue with your submitted financial documentation. Please email the Board at Contact.CLB@llr.sc.gov if you are unable to access the online renewal software after waiting 7 business days.

GENERAL CONTRACTORS

Group Number $ Limit Per
Job
Net Worth
Requirement
Surety Bond
Requirement
Group # 1

$50,000

$10,000

$20,000

Group # 2

$200,000

$40,000

$80,000

Group # 3

$500,000

$100,000

$200,000

Group # 4

$1,500,000

$175,000

$350,000

Group # 5

$Unlimited

$250,000

$500,000



Renewal Fees

General Contractor’s Licenses renewed on or before October 31, 2020: Fee is $135.

2020-2022 GC Renewal / Late Fees:    

Postmarked 11/01/20 - 11/30/20: Late Fee $100 + Renewal Fee $135 = $235

Postmarked 12/01/20 - 12/31/20: Late Fee $150 + Renewal Fee $135 = $285

Postmarked 01/01/21 - 01/31/21: Late Fee $200 + Renewal Fee $135 = $335

Renewal FAQ

Information coming soon.