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Professional Employer Organizations

South Carolina law requires that all businesses offering Professional Employer Organization (PEO) services in the State be licensed by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Licenses are valid for up to two years.

The renewal period for PEO companies and PEO Groups begins on August 1st and ends on September 30th in each odd-numbered year. 

*Please note the Department's physical address has changed*
**Mailings may still be sent to PO Box 5757 | Columbia, SC | 29250-5757**

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