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The new License Decal Payment Portal is now live for passenger carriers.  Learn More

ARPA SFRF applications from Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are now available online during the comment/review period.

Comments are being accepted through October 5, 2022.  More Information

Transportation

The ORS has regulatory oversight of the licensing – including enforcement of insurance and rates – of motor carriers of:

  • Passengers (including taxis, charter buses, limousines, non-emergency medical transportation, and transportation network carriers such as Uber and Lyft)
  • Household goods moved within South Carolina
  • Hazardous waste for disposal in South Carolina

A Certificated Carrier is a motor carrier operating under a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (PC&N), a Certificate of Fit, Willing, and Able (FWA), or a Charter Bus Certificate.


Regulated Motor Carriers in South Carolina

Learn More about the different types of motor carriers that are regulated in the state.