Effective May 2, 2016, the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) will accept the MSF completion card in lieu of the SCDMV’s skill test for the motorcycle license endorsement. SC Rider Ed students will no longer be required to also take the SCDMV skills test to receive their motorcycle license endorsement.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are all sites participating in this process? Each site is on a schedule to transition to the waiver process. Please check with the site regarding their participation before enrollment. We ask for your patience as each site moves forward with implementation.
Will a student need to take the SCDMV skills test when they go to the SCDMV? The SCDMV will conduct random recalls for students participating in this process.
How long does a student have to submit their envelope and paperwork to the SCDMV? A student has 30 days to submit their envelope and documents to the SCDMV. Envelopes must be sealed or they are invalid.
I took my MSF completion card to the SCDMV. Why are they not accepting my MSF completion card for the waiver?
In order to be eligible for the waiver process, there is additional paperwork that needs to accompany the MSF completion card. Please inquire with the course site regarding their participation in the waiver process and the additional paperwork needed. Only courses completed after May 2, 2016 are eligible for the waiver process.
Will the SCDMV accept my MSF completion card if I took the course in another state?
No, the SCDMV will only accept MSF completion cards with the additional paperwork from participating SC sites.