Welcome to Spartanburg! If you’ve just moved to town, there are a few things you’ll need to attend to…

Auto Registration and Driver’s Licenses:
If you move to South Carolina from another state, you have 45 days to transfer your vehicle title and registration. You may apply for the title and registration by mail. The Form 400, Application for Certificate of Title/Registration, which must be completed, contains the proper mailing address for the department. For more information on how and where to attend to all the necessities, try the SC Department of Motor Vehicles.

*Helpful Hint: The busiest days at the DMV offices are typically Mondays, Fridays and the 15th and 30th of the month.

There are many ways to get to know folks in the Spartanburg community. Check out the large number of membership organizations as well as the community calendar. If you’re interested in volunteering, there are numerous volunteer opportunities available as well.

The Newcomers Club of Spartanburg will help newcomers discover the local and cultural aspects of the area. Activities include bridge, bowling, luncheons, dinners, games and more.

Public School Registration:
Parents/Guardians need the following documents to register their children in local public schools:

Birth certificate;
Immunization records;
Medical forms from the County Health Department or a personal physician;
and previous report card if transferring from another school.
For more information on Spartanburg County Schools, access the Spartanburg County School page.

Higher Education:
There are many options if you’re interested in college classes:

Converse University 864-596-9000
Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic 864-578-8770
Spartanburg Methodist College 864-587-4000
Spartanburg Technical College 864-591-3600
University of South Carolina – Upstate 864-503-5000
Wofford College 864-597-4000

Check our Employment section for information on Spartanburg area job openings.

City of Spartanburg – 864-596-3690
Curbside collection: Aluminum and steel cans; plastic bottles, tubs, jugs, and jars; mixed paper; paperboard; cardboard. Visit the City of Spartanburg’s recycling webpage for more detailed information.

Spartanburg County – 864-596-3584
For a list of currently open drop-off sites, visit the Spartanburg County recycling webpage.

Cable/Cable Internet:

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
Duke Energy Corporation
Laurens Electric Cooperative

Piedmont Natural Gas

Telephone and Internet Services:

Spartanburg Water System

Voter Registration:
To vote in city, county, state and federal elections, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, mentally sound and not under conviction of a felony. You must register 30 days prior to the election you wish to vote in. Registration may be done by mail or in person. Registration can also be done at any DMV office. Please contact the Board of Elections for more information at 864-596-2549.