Instant Access to South Carolina State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of StateRecords.org

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.

The search function in this portal presents requested information accurately and immediately. South Carolina public records are gathered from as far back as the year 1671 and include information from 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.

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