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South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners


August 12, 2014

Renewal fee adjustments

The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation promulgated new regulations during the 2014 legislative session affecting professional and occupational renewal licensing fees. Medical board fees have been adjusted as shown below and will be effective during the next renewal cycle beginning January through December 2015. The complete fee schedule may be found under "Licensure Information, Fees" on the board's website. The five renewal fees listed below were reduced by $5.00.

Adjusted renewal fees for the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners:

MD/DO $ 155

Acupuncturist $ 145

Anesthesiologist Assistants $ 295

Physician Assistants $ 45

Respiratory Care Practitioners $ 75


Academic License - $150

Academic Renewal - $150

Limited License Application - $75 (six months); $150 (one year)

Limited License Renewal - $75 (six months); $150 (one year)

14 Days Limited License Application - $75

Permanent License -Application - $580

Permanent License -Biennial Renewal - $155

Permanent License - Reactivation - $460

Special Volunteer Limited License Application - No Fee

Special Volunteer Limited License Renewal - No Fee

Temporary License Extension - $75


Application - Initial - $111

Biennial Renewal - $145

Anesthesiologist's Assistant

Application - Initial - $300

Biennial Renewal - $295

Physician Assistant

Application - Initial License - $120

Biennial Renewal - $45

Limited License Application - $25

Limited License Renewal - $25

Prescriptive Authority (No fee for expanded prescriptive Authority 3-5 Schedule Drugs) - $40

Reactivation - $160

Respiratory Care Practitioner

Application - Permanent License - $120

Biennial Renewal - Permanent License - $75

Limited License - $40

Limited License Renewal - $40

Update License Application - $80

Reactivation - Permanent License - $160

Exemption for Ventilation by Non-RCP - $50.00

Other Fees

All requests for a written verification of a license must be requested online at

Verification of License - $5

Wall Certificate - Duplicate - $50

Name Change - $0

Licensure Listing (download form) - $10

Mailing Labels - $.08 per name

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