Auction School: Western College of Auctioneering is an approved auction school in the State of South Carolina.

State Auction License Required: Yes

State License Required for Online-Only Auctions: Yes, if company and/or assets being auctioned are located in state.

Minimum Age: 18 

School/Apprenticeship Required: Yes

Bonding/ Insurance Required: $100 to Recovery Fund.

Licensing Period: Two years, expires June 30 of odd years.

Continuing Education Required: Eight hours every two years.

Fees: Exam $25, Credit Report $10, License $300, Renewal $300 

Reciprocity: AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, PA, RI, TN, TX, VA, WV

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

South Carolina Auctioneers Commission

Synergy Business Park- Kingstree Building

110 Centerview Drive

Columbia, SC 29210


*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association