Before you can register your vehicle with the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), you must first pay the property taxes that are required in the county in which you reside. If you are a resident of Anderson County, you can file your vehicle with the Anderson County Auditor's Office (to get a tax bill) and pay your vehicle's taxes to the Anderson County Treasurer at the same time by visiting one of our convenient locations.
- Main Office
401 E River St.
Anderson, SC 29624
- Powdersville Annex (located inside of the library)
Please note this office is only open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. &
closed for lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
4 Civic Ct.
Powdersville, SC 29642
What to bring:
If you are registering a vehicle for the first time in South Carolina, you will need to bring one of the following documents to the Auditor's Office:
- Registration from your previous state of record; or
* Note: If your vehicle has been previously registered in South Carolina, contact the Auditor's Office at (864-260-4027) to determine what documentation you need to bring.
Registering your vehicle with the S.C. DMV
After you have paid your tax bill, you can register your vehicle with the S.C. DMV. For more information about what you must bring to the DMV to register your vehicle and for DMV office locations, visit http://www.scdmvonline.com or call 1 (800) 442-1DMV.
- How do I apply for high mileage?
Effective May 1, 2010, documentation for the high mileage discount will be required. Oil changes receipts or service receipts showing mileage and vehicle identification will be accepted. The vehicle may also be brought to the Auditor's Office for verification.
**Please note visual inspections can only be done at our Anderson location.**