In South Carolina, you can take our online training to obtain your state specific Responsible Serving of Alcohol certification.
The minimum age to sell alcohol in South Carolina is N/A. There is no minimum age to sell alcohol if the alcohol is in sealed containers. The minimum age to serve alcohol in South Carolina is 18.
The Department of Revenue & TaxationThe agency that handles South Carolina liquor licensing and/or bartender licensing rules and regulations in South Carolina is The Department of Revenue & Taxation. The contact information for The Department of Revenue & Taxation is listed below. You can contact them to verify that online server certification (bartender license) can be obtained in South Carolina. We have also listed that information where applicable.
The Department of Revenue & Taxation
Telephone: (803) 898-5864
Bartending regulations for sellers and servers in South Carolina
- SC Dram Shop Laws: Yes
- SC Happy Hour Laws: Happy Hour Laws reference the prohibited practices that result in excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages by consumers. You may NOT: Serve or sell two or more drinks at a price less than the number of containers actually sold - "two for the price of one." Increase the amount of alcohol without increasing the price. Give away free drinks to any identifiable segment of population. Sell an undetermined quantity of alcohol for a fixed price- "all you can drink." Sell alcoholic beverages at a price based on the amount consumed. Sell alcoholic beverages at a reduced price after 8PM. Conduct or sponsor contests which are determined by the amount of alcohol consumed or if alcohol is given as a prize. Engage in practices that are reasonably calculated to induce consumers to drink to excess.