South Carolina Rental Application

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The South Carolina Rental Application (Form 460) is a form that is provided from an owner/landlord/management company to a potential client to complete for the purpose of renting a residential property. The potential lessee must complete the application entirely, pay any application fees, and return the document to the agent. The agent or lessor will review and verify the information provided to ensure the applicant would be a good fit for the property. With this particular application, if there would be more than one applicant and the applicant’s aren’t married, each potential occupant over the age of 18 must provide a separate application.

Application Fee (No Statute) – No limit mentioned in statutes for rental application fees.

Security Deposit (§ 27-40-410) – No maximum mentioned in statutes for security deposits in South Carolina.

How To Write

Step 1 – Applicant’s and Application Information:

  • Provide the names of all potential occupant
  • Enter the date of the application in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Enter the Landlord’s name
  • Enter the name of the City or the County where the rental property is located
  • Enter the proposed beginning occupancy date
  • Enter the ending date
  • Enter the monthly rental amount
  • Provide the full address of the rental property
  • Date of Birth
  • Work Telephone Number
  •  Social Security Number
  • Driver’s License Number and state of issuance
  • Other names used by applicant in the past 3 years
  • Names of all other occupants of the property other than the applicant and the relationships to each
  • Number of Vehicles
  • Enter the Make/Model/State/License plate numbers respectively
  • Number of pets (include weight and breed of each animal)

Step 2 – Current and Previous Information – Provide as follows:

  • Applicant’s Present Address
  • How long did you reside at this address
  • Reason for leaving
  • How much was your monthly rent
  • Telephone Number
  • Name and telephone  of previous owner or agent

Previous Address Information as follows for each address:

  • Previous addresses (within the last 3 years)
  • Enter the beginning date of the rental
  • Enter the ending date of the rental
  • Address of the previous rental
  • Reason for leaving
  • Name, address and telephone of owner or agent

Step 3 – Applicant’s Employment Information- Complete all fields:

  • Enter applicant’s present employer
  • Immediate supervisor
  • How long have you been employed with this company
  • Hire Date
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Employed as (position)
  • Monthly net income
  • If employed less than one year with current or previous employer enter the name of the employer
  • How long
  • Address
  • Employed as (position)
  • Monthly net income
  • Enter additional income (if any) that you would like to have considered as part of your total income
  • Other Income in monthly dollar amounts
  • Enter the source of each additional income
  • Provide the name of the nearest relative (other than your spouse)
  • Relationship
  • Address
  • Telephone

Step 4 – Spouse’s Information – Enter as follows:

  • Spouse’s name
  • Telpephone Number
  • Social Security Number
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Work Telephone Number
  • Driver’s License Number and state of issuance
  • Other names used by spouse in the last 3 years

Spouse’s Employment Information:

  • Spouse’s current employer
  • Immediate Supervisor
  • How long with the company
  • Hire Date
  • Business Address
  • Business Telephone number
  • Employed as (position)
  • Monthly net income
  • If employed less than one year with current employer, enter the name(s) of your previous employer
  • How long with previous employer
  • Hire Date
  • Immediate Supervisor
  • Business address
  • Business Telephone
  • Employer as (position)
  • Monthly net income

If spouse has other income they/you would like considered:

  • Enter all other sources of income
  • Other income amounts
  • Name of nearest relative (other than spouse)
  • Relationship
  • Address
  • Telephone number

Step 5 – Credit References – Enter as requested:

  • Checking Account Number
  • Name of banking institution
  • Savings Account Number
  • Name of banking institution
  • Bank loans/Credit Cards (Issuer)
  • Account Numbers

Step 6 – Applicant must read, understand and agree to the information required by the agent/landlord prior to provision of signature(s)

Step 7 – Signatures –

  • Applicant(s) must provide their signatures
  • Agent must enter the date in which application and security deposit amount (as entered) was received
  • Enter the amount of the none-refundable application fee
  • Provide signature of recipient of funds and application
  • Enter the date of application acceptance in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Landlord’s signature