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2018 LICENSING AND PERMITTING EXAMINATION SCHEDULE - JULY - DECEMBER

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PYROTECHNIC OPERATORS

THE 2018 - 2020 BIENNIAL RENEWAL CYCLE FOR ALL PYROTECHNIC OPERATORS BEGINS ON JULY 16, 2018. RENEWAL NOTICES HAVE BEEN MAILED TO ALL CURRENTLY LICENSED OPERATORS GIVING SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS FOR ONLINE RENEWAL. ALL APPLICANTS FOR RENEWAL ARE ENCOURAGED TO RENEW ONLINE. ONLINE RENEWAL OFFERS THE CONVENIENCE OF CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS, AS WELL AS ELECTRONIC CHECK CAPABILITY. A THIRD PARTY PAYMENT OPTION IS ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE.

FOR THOSE CHOOSING NOT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ONLINE RENEWAL, A PAPER APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE BELOW. PLEASE NOTE THAT PAPER APPLICATIONS MUST BE MAILED TO STATE FIRE WITH PAYMENT BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER. CREDIT CARDS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED FOR PAPER RENEWALS.

TO PREVENT LAPSING OF LICENSES (AND SUBSEQUENT RETESTING), ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MIDNIGHT ON AUGUST 31, 2018.

For more information, please contact Susan Scoggin at 803-896-9061 or susan.scoggin@llr.sc.gov.

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Jonathan Jones,   State Fire Marshal

141 Monticello Trail, Columbia, SC 29203

(803) 896-9800 | Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. | Monday - Friday except   State Holidays

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