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You can file a complaint and submit applications for licensing online. Filings you do not wish to make, or that are not available, online can be submitted via mail for processing.

Department staff is available to assist with any questions at (800) 922-1594 (toll free in SC) or 803-734-4200 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays. You can also email general questions to


Report Scams to DCA

You can report by calling 1 (844) TELL-DCA (835-5322), and clicking Report a Scam (PDF)

Looking for the Identity Theft Unit to come to your community? Request a presentation.

Why report a scam?

When consumers report scams, it helps stop others from falling victim to the same scams. Education is central to the Department's mission and as such we are committed to educating consumers about the latest scams. Please take a moment to tell DCA if you've gotten a scam call, email, text, etc.-- even if you didn't fall victim to the scam.

Resources for Consumers

| Scam Education |  Scam Reports | Ditch the Pitch Scam Guide (PDF)

Graphic of Scams in SC for June 2024

​​​​Graphic for Scams in SC for June 2024