CHASE SC
Christian Homeschooler's Association of South Eastern South Carolina
PO Box 58
Ruffin, SC 29475
843-866-7208
CHASESC@chasesc.com


CHASE SC Site Index

days to June 30th, 2004, the school year end for CHASE SC.

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All homeschoolers, and home schools should consult their attorney, or HSLDA for all legal matters.


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SC Drivers License
and
Beginners Permit Information for the Home School


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Email from DMV to CHASE SC 9/18/2003
Accepted Forms of ID
Social Security Number
Proof of Residency
Insurance Information
Applicants Under 18 Years of Age
Forms
Links


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Email from DMV to CHASE SC 9/18/2003

I am writing you in response to your recent email to the department regarding the policies for applying for a beginner's permit and driver's license if you are a home schooled student.

To obtain a beginner's permit

* You must be at least 15 years old.
* You must bring your birth certificate, social security card, proof of residency and insurance information.
Proof of residency for a student that is home schooled can be in the form the parents' income tax statement listing the student as a dependent.
* If you are under 18 years of age, you must bring your parent or legal guardian with you to sign your application.
* You must pass the vision and knowledge tests.

If you are 15 years old and have held a beginner's permit for at least 180 days, you are eligible for a conditional license.

To get a Conditional License:

* Bring your parent or legal guardian with you to sign your application.
* Bring your birth certificate, social security card, proof of residency and insurance information.
* Submit Form PDLA that certifies you have:

* Completed a driver's education course
* Had satisfactory school attendance
* Practiced driving with your licensed parent or guardian for 40 hours, including 10 hours of driving practice at night.
* You must pass the vision and road skills tests.
If student is home schooled, in lieu of the Form PDLA, a letter from the SC Home School Association stating that the student is home schooled will suffice. Parent will have to sign a statement regarding satisfactory school attendance

If you are 16 years old and have held your beginner's permit for at least 180 days or have a conditional license, you are eligible for a special restricted license.

To get a Special Restricted License:

* To get a special restricted driver's license, you must bring your parent or legal guardian with you to sign your application.
* You must bring your birth certificate, social security card, proof of residency and insurance information.
* You must submit Form PDLA that certifies you have:

* Completed a driver's education course
* Had satisfactory school attendance
* Practiced driving with your licensed parent or guardian for 40 hours, including 10 hours of driving practice at night.
* You must pass the vision and road skills tests.
All DMV branch offices are aware of these requirements and of the requirements for a home schooled student.


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Accepted Forms of ID
http://www.scdmvonline.com/DLidentity.aspx

Key Forms of ID are the birth certificate, social security card, proof of residency. Don't forget to bring your insurance information.

United States citizen applying for a first time beginner's permit, driver's license or identification card can provide one of these original documents-

* Birth Certificate with a raised seal issued by an authorized state agency, including United States territories.
* Non-United States birth certificate that has been translated and notarized.
* Valid United States Passport
* Certificate of Naturalization (INS Form N-550 or N-570)
or two of these original documents-

* Adoption records
* Photo beginnerís permit, driverís license or identification card from another state
* School Records (transcripts)
* United State Military Photo I.D. Card (active)

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Social Security Number

You must provide your Social Security Number. If possible, you must provide your original social security card (laminated cards will not be accepted). If you do not have your original social security card, you may substitute one of the following:

* Social Security Check
* Social Security Form SSA-1099
* U. S. military identification card


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Proof of Residency

Below is a list showing ways in which applicants can provide proof of residency. A proof of residency document is mandatory in order to obtain a permit, license or identification card.

* Current Utility Bill (Water, Gas, etc)
* Current Employment records
* Current School records
* Welfare/Social Services card
* Recent County or State tax notice or receipt
* Lease agreements or mortgage documents
* Current weapons permit
* State or Federal Tax records
* Current Military orders
* Letter from Military Base Commander verifying duty station in South Carolina
* Insurance Information


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Insurance Information

Before a license can be issued or renewed, you must furnish current insurance information. You must provide the company name, policy number and telephone number of your automobile insurance company. If you or any relative in your household does not own a vehicle, you must indicate that fact on your application.


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Applicants Under 18 Years of Age

If you are under 18 years of age, you must have a parent or legal guardian sign your application to accept responsibility for you. If you are an emancipated minor, you must submit proof of emancipation with a court order, marriage certificate or active military orders and have a responsible adult sign for you. Only an original document or certified copy will be accepted.


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Forms

DMV Forms
http://www.scdmvonline.com/DMVforms.aspx

PDLA Certification form for driver's under 18
http://www.scdmvonline.com/forms/PDLA.pdf

447 Driver's License Application
http://www.scdmvonline.com/forms/447.pdf


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Links

Types of Beginner's Permits
http://www.scdmvonline.com/DLbeginner.aspx

Intial Driver's License
http://www.scdmvonline.com/DLbeginner.aspx


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~ CHASE SC Home ~

Make sure to stop by our home page for lots of other great home school resources. Standardized Testing, Special Needs Homeschooling, Learning Modalities & Styles, Timeline Information, Portfolios, Questions About Diplomas, GED, and Transcripts are just a few of the resources waiting for you at our home page.


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~ About CHASE SC... ~ The Law ~ Explanation of the Third Option Law, 59-65-47 ~

~ CHASE SC Lifetime Membership Application ~ CHASE SC Yearly Compliance & Update Form ~

~ SC Support Groups ~ SC Accountability Associations ~ Q & A About CHASE SC ~


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~ Free Forms For Home Schools ~

You don't want to miss out on this great resource, there's nearly 200 Free Forms for your homeschool!

Be Prepared, Evaluations, Assessments, Report Cards, Planners, Goal Sheets, Sample Letters, Transcripts, High School Course Credit & Syllabus, Diplomas, Journals, Logs, Checklists, Traveling Through Time Timelines, Other Helps for the Homeschool (Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies), Postcards, and Getting Organized in Your Home are the categories you can choose from.

Q. Can you provide other forms on your web site?
A.
As time permits, we would be happy to serve you with as many forms as we can. Please email us and let us know what you'd like to see, CHASESC@chasesc.com.


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~ Webmaster ~

Please contact our webmaster if you find any links that are not working, or if you encounter any difficulties maneuvering at the CHASE SC site.


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