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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

Out-of-State Applicants

As you take part in this hiring process, please understand the following:

  • You must make several different trips to Columbia, SC to complete this hiring process. These trips are at the expense of the applicant.
  • You cannot do multiple steps on one visit.
  • All applicants must undergo a thorough state agency background investigation.
  • You will need to establish South Carolina Residency and acquire a South Carolina Driver’s License before your hire date.
  • Out of State Law Enforcement Certifications are not recognized. You must complete the SC Criminal Justice/STP Basic Training program.