Instant Access to South Carolina State, County and Municipal Records

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Serving the community since 2007

South Carolina Public Records

This is the South Carolina State Records website. It’s mission is to provide South Carolinians with the right to examine and obtain public records. This is in accordance with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, which ensures government information and records are available to the public.

This information is available to all members of the general public, and will given immediately and concisely without requiring any personal information, unless such information is confidential by law.

The following subjects are covered: criminal records, court records, vital records and state background checks; including over 45 million transparent public records.

South Carolina public records were created from as far back as the year 1671 and usually include information from the state’s 46 counties, thereby ensuring South Carolina abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a fair and just society for all. Further, as digitization has become the standard over the last 30 years, third party and governmental websites and organizations are able to offer these records online with increased reliability.