The SLED website will be unavailable from 7:00am - 3:00pm on Sunday April 30th. CATCH (Citizen Access to Criminal History) and CWP Online Renewals will not be available during this time.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but this is necessary maintenance.
How to contact SLED
public may reach SLED through telephone number (803) 737-9000 or through a mailing
Post Office Box 21398
Columbia, SC 29221
Concealed Weapons Permits, Security Guard, and Private Investigator Questions
CWP Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Alcohol Licensing Questions
Record Checks & Expungement Questions
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Records Checks (803) 896-1443 8:00-4:30
Expungements (803) 896-7165 8:00-4:30
To obtain a reduced fee record check verification account, a completed
Charitable Account Application Form along with IRS documentation of Section 501 (c)(3) status must be submitted.
You may type directly into the application form on this website and print a copy
for mailing to SLED along with the IRS documentation.
For Fusion Center information,
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Report State Agency Fraud (Office of the Inspector General)
Please visit this link to report fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, or misconduct within or involving a state agency.