South Carolina Information


Criminal Records Requirements for the State of South Carolina                                                                                                                                                

Name of Agency:    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division

4400 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC 29210

Contact:   Erica Hall
Position:   Supervisor
Phone Number:   803-737-9000

SLED (State Law Enforcement Division)also accepts requests for criminal records checks by mail. There is no convenience fee for mail-in requests. Accepted payment methods are: business check, certified check, cashier's check, or money order. Personal checks and cash will NOT be accepted. TheCriminal Records Check Form, proper payment, and a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) may be mailed to SLED Records Department, PO Box 21398 Columbia SC 29221-1398. If the criminal records check is required to be notarized or certified, you must specifically state that the results must be notarized and/or certified.

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Cost:   A non-refundable fee of $25.00 will be charged for a South Carolina criminal records check. Most major credit/debit cards are accepted. An additional $1.00 convenience fee is required for online background searches. The convenience fee does not apply to mail-in requests.