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How do I become a South Carolina resident?

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For purposes of obtaining a South Carolina driver's license, one need only establish a permanent address within the state. To qualify for in-state college tuition rates, one must maintain an address in the state for at least one year or be employed within the state of South Carolina.

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As of September 2014, the South Carolina state statute regarding in-state tuition also states that those living in state less than one year but who wish to claim residency must be full-time employees. Once relocating to the state, a new resident has 90 days before he must obtain a South Carolina driver's license.

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