DMV Appointments in South Carolina
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The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offers an appointment system for driver's license testing and commercial driver's license (CDL) testing. See below for specific information.
You may schedule a road test appointment by contacting your local SC DMV office.
You must make an appointment to take a CDL driving test at an approved DMV office. You may also contact the SC DMV Call Center at (803) 896-5000 to schedule an appointment.
Not all tasks require an in-person visit to the SC DMV. Find out what you can take care of from your own computer by accessing our Online Services page.
If you must pay a visit to your SC DMV, go during low-traffic times. The following suggestions could save you time standing in line.
Shortest Wait Time
- Before the lunch hour (usually noon)
- During the middle of the week (Tuesday through Thursday)
- During the middle of the month
Longest Wait Times
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- During the lunch hour (starting at noon)
- On the first and last day of the week that the office is open (Monday and Friday for most)
- During the first or last week of the month
- On the day before or just following a holiday