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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

The Department of Consumer Affairs is working remotely for the safety of our employees and customers. You can still file a complaint and submit applications for licensing online.

You can also email general questions to or leave a voicemail by calling (803) 734-0359. We will return calls and emails as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!

For COVID-19 resources for businesses and consumers, visit the COVID-19 Resources page.

Consumer Resources

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Consumer FAQs

 Your destination for information on consumer topics such as credit, debt collection, housing and more!

Financial Reports

Financial Literacy

Resources for teachers, parents, children and teens to promote financial literacy at every age!

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File a Complaint

DCA processes and mediates written consumer complaints, seeking to find fair solutions for the consumer and the business.

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Help for Homeowners

Information for struggling homeowners.

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Search recalled items to protect yourself and loved ones from harm or injury when using consumer products.

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Other Resources

Find contact information for various organizations that may be able to help you.