South Carolina                                           
EDGAR A. BROWN BUILDING 1205 PENDLETON ST., SUITE 325 COLUMBIA, SC 29201 VOICE: (803) 734-0550 FAX: (803) 734-6400


Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings

The Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings (OMVH) was created in 2005 and is an office within the South Carolina Administrative Law Court. There are five hearing officers who conduct hearings in accordance with Chapter 23 of Title 1, the Administrative Procedures Act, and the rules of procedure for the OMVH.

The OMVH provides a neutral forum for fair, prompt, and objective hearings for persons affected by an action or proposed action of the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, ensuring due process and respecting the dignity of all.

The Chief Judge of the Administrative Law Court is responsible for the administration of the OMVH, the assignment of cases, and the administrative duties and responsibilities of the hearings officers and staff.


South Carolina Administrative Law Court
Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings
Edgar A. Brown Building
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 325
Columbia, S.C. 29201
Voice: (803) 734-3201
Fax: (803) 734-3200


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