Licensure With The Board
A person, firm, or entity that manufactures, sells, or stores fireworks must obtain a license issued by the board. A license may not be issued to anyone under the age of eighteen. A complete application for licensure must be submitted on forms prescribed by the board and accompanied by applicable fees. A license is required for each physical address or site at which fireworks are manufactured, sold, or stored.
Annual Licenses may be issued upon inspection for one calendar year and are nontransferable. All Annual Licenses expire on August 31st.
90 day Temporary Licenses may be issued upon inspection and are nontransferable.
Wholesaler License: $1250
Jobber License: $500
Retailer Licensure (per location): $200
Temporary Retailer License (per location): $100
Display Magazine Permit: $100
Manufacturer License: $2000
License or permit applications without inspections reports are due in the Department fifteen (15) business days before the start of operations. Applications submitted less than fifteen (15) business days before the start of operations will be subject to a $200 special processing fee.
Licensed retailers shall purchase from a licensed wholesaler or jobber as per S.C. Board of Pyrotechnic Safety Regulation 71-7405.1(D)(10)).