South Carolina Eviction Notice Forms

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A South Carolina eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent (5 in South Carolina) or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in South Carolina.

Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.

Information Required for all South Carolina Notices

A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all notices. This information includes:

  • Name of the tenant(s)
  • Address of the rental property
  • Contact information and signature of the person issuing the notice
  • The reason the notice is being issued
  • The amount of time a tenant has to remedy the situation or vacate the rental property

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

In the state of South Carolina a landlord may provide service of an eviction notice in a variety of ways. The notice may be provided by:

  • Personal delivery to the tenant
  • Leaving the notice with a member of the tenants household or an employee of suitable age and discretion with a request that it be delivered to the tenant
  • By first class mail

Types of Eviction Notices

Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.

Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Rent – South Carolina 5 Day Notice to Pay or Quit

In the state of South Carolina, a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a 5 Day Notice to Pay or Quit before proceeding with the eviction process when a tenant fails to pay rent.

Along with information that must be included in all South Carolina eviction notices, the 5 Day Notice to Pay or Quit must also include:

  • An indication of the exact amount the tenant owes

Get the downloadable 5 Day Notice to Pay or Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Lease Violation – 14 Day Notice to Comply or Quit

In the state of South Carolina, a landlord must provide his/her tenant with a written 14 Day Notice to Comply or Quit before proceeding with the eviction process when the tenant has violated terms of the lease.

Along with information that must be included in all South Carolina eviction notices, the 14 Day Notice to Comply or Quit must include:

  • A statement indicating the violation the tenant has committed

Get the downloadable 14 Day Notice to Comply or Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Illegal Behavior – Eviction Notice to Quit

In the state of South Carolina, a landlord must provide his/her tenant with an Eviction Notice to Quit at the same time he/she files for eviction when his/her tenant has committed an illegal act on the rental property.

Along with information that must be included in all South Carolina eviction notices, the Eviction Notice to Quit must include:

  • A statement indicating the illegal activity for which the tenant is being evicted

Get the downloadable Eviction Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – Lease Termination Letter

In the state of South Carolina, a landlord must provide his/her tenant with a Lease Termination Letter before proceeding with the eviction process. The landlord is required to provide a weekly tenant with a minimum of 7 days to vacate the rental property. When seeking to evict a month to month at will tenant, a landlord is required to provide a tenant with 30 days to relocate.

Along with information that must be included in all South Carolina eviction notices, the Lease Termination Letter must include:

  • The exact date that the tenant is expected to vacate the rental property

Get the downloadable Lease Termination Letter template form below (.pdf direct link)

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