If you hold a current license in a state or from a federal agency with which South Carolina reciprocates, you may contact Connie Kelley
(864-646-2155) or Holly Lizotte
(864-646-2164) in the Department of Pesticide Regulation for further details. South Carolina issues reciprocal non-commercial licenses on all United States federal pesticide applicator certifications, and full commercial license reciprocity in the states of Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Virginia. Partial reciprocity is offered in the following states: Arkansas (only in categories 1A, 1B, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10), Florida (in all categories EXCEPT 7A and 7B), Georgia (in all categories EXCEPT 7A and 7B), North Carolina (SC requires both structural P and W phase in NC for a SC 7A license). South Carolina will issue a reciprocal SC private applicator license to licensed private pesticide applicators from any state within the United States. For a reciprocal license to be issued, the applicator must submit a copy of his/her current unexpired license from a federal agency or any state mentioned above.