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Processing times for applications and requests are longer than normal due to COVID 19 and the high volume of new applications.  Submit all application questions to  Please review the NMLS website prior to contacting the Division.  


***NMLS and NMLS Consumer Access will be unavailable Wednesday, July 21,2021 8:00 p.m. ET through Monday, July 26, 2021 7:00 a.m. ET due to system updates.***





Work for Us

As the lead agency for regulating our state’s consumer finance and mortgage industries, we are committed to serving the citizens of South Carolina while promoting the growth, innovation and fiscal stability of the financial institutions operating in our local communities.

Our team enjoys using their financial expertise to ensure these companies are adhering to state laws while also working to keep the public safe from exploitation by institutions with improper or unlawful practices.

Overseeing the operation of this statewide financial system offers a dynamic, challenging career with flexibility and benefits the private sector may not provide.

If using your skills and experience for a public purpose sounds intriguing to you, we invite you to check out our current openings:

South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions, Consumer Finance Division