Contact Felice (843) 671-6702

Utility & Registration Info

Please see the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles website  for up to date information!


Driver’s License: Within 90 days of their arrival, new residents must obtain a South Carolina drver’s license. The fee for the written test is $2.00. The fee for a learner’s permit is $2.50. The fee for a driver’s license is $12.50 (five-year) or $25 (ten-year). If you have a valid driver’s license from any other state, it is not necessary to take the  written test.


All private passenger vehicles must be registered within 45 days after establishing  permanent residence. Registration costs $24 plus an additional $15 for obtaining a title.  For more information regarding licensing and registration call:

South Carolina Highway Department -843-815-6981

Sheridan Park Complex,  Highway 278, Bluffton, SC 29910


For information regarding obtaining a business license call or write:
The Town Of Hilton Head
One Town Center Court
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


Information on Cross-Island Expressway Pass 888-725-8655


Utility companies may be reached at the following numbers:

Electric Palmetto Electric Cooperative, Inc. 843-681-5551

Phone Hargray Telephone Company 843-686-5000

Water Public Service Districts

Broad Creek PSD 843-785.7582

Hilton Head PSD 843-681-5525

South Island PSD 843-785-6224


Time Warner Cable Communications (888) 530-2744

Hargray Broadband TV (available in some areas) 800-800-7988

Davidson Cable (Bluffton-Sun City) 843-705-2027

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