Determining Legal Residence

Parent/Legal Guardianship Verification

  • Government Issued Photo ID 
  • Court-Ordered Guardianship Papers, if applicable (A notarized statement from parent or legal guardian is not sufficient.

Proof of Residency
Examples of acceptable documentation include: (One Required)

  • Property Tax Bill for the permanent residence (Duplicate can be retrieved online through Spartanburg County) 
  • Rental Lease (complete copy, listing all occupants)


  • Notarized Residency Affidavit (Home Owner must complete)  If you are moving in with someone who is renting property, the Residence Affidavit must be signed and notarized by the Property owner to include new residents and children names.
  • Examples of additional documents:  (one required with Notarized Residency Affidavit)  
  • Electric Bill
  • Water Bill
  • Gas Bill
  • Telephone (landline)
  • Vehicle Registration 


Your child’s school will advise if these are needed:

  Notarized Educational Affidavit
  Notarized Custodial Parent Affidavit


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