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For the latest utility updates during COVID-19 visit ORS.SC.GOV/covid19.

New License Decal Payment Portal is now live for passenger carriers. Click here to learn more.


Image of taxi. "License Decal Payment Portal" "Apply for or renew your license decal sticker online." "Pay now".The ORS represents the public interest regarding the regulation of motor carriers of passengers (taxis, charter buses, limousines, non-emergency medical transportation, and Transportation Network Carriers), household goods, and hazardous waste for disposal in South Carolina. In addition to monitoring these carriers’ insurance, the ORS has regulatory oversight for their rates, charges, and practices. 

License Decal Payment Portal

All Class E and Class C Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity are available on the South Carolina Public Service Commission’s Website.

Class C

Class E

Transportation Network Companies

Fines and Fees Reports

WEBINAR: How the Regulation of Motor Carriers Affects Local Governments

The ORS held a webinar to discuss how Transportation Network, Passenger, and Household Goods Carriers are regulated in South Carolina and how this affects local governments.

View the recording

Motor Vehicle Carrier Regulations (PDF)

Related Links
South Carolina Public Service Commission
South Carolina Secretary of State
South Carolina State Transport Police
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration