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    Choose Your County in SD

    South Dakota’s Division of Motor Vehicles is responsible for all of the state’s licensing and motor vehicle needs. However, you will not go to the DMV to get your license or title. Instead, you will visit the county treasurer or a licensing office for the Department of Public Safety. These offices provide you with everything that you need regarding licensing, titling, registration and plates.

    Getting a Driver’s License

    South Dakota has Driver’s Licensing Offices all around the state. If you don’t want to visit one of the offices, use the e-services to renew your license or ID card. You can also schedule an appointment to take an exam.

    Visiting the County Treasurer

    Your local county treasurer handles all of your registration, titling, and tag needs. You can get the forms you need for the treasurer on the DMV website, or you can pick them up at the treasurer’s office. Filling them out ahead of time speeds up the process, so it is a good to print them out and complete them before visiting the office.

    E-Services

    If you don’t want to visit the county treasurer in person, take advantage of the e-services that are available. As long as you have a valid South Dakota driver’s license, you can use these services.

    You can use the online services to:

    • Renew your registration
    • Report a sale
    • Print a seller’s permit

    If you are going to use the e-services, disable your pop-up blockers. Also, use MS Edge, MS IE 10 or greater, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox. If you have IE 11, make sure that “compatibility view” isn’t enabled. Otherwise, you will have trouble filling out your online form.

    Contacting the Division of Motor Vehicles

    You can reach the North Dakota Division of Motor Vehicles through the mail, email or over the phone.

    Write to the Division of Motor Vehicles at the following address:
    Division of Motor Vehicles
    445 E. Capital Ave.
    Pierre, SD 57501

    If you prefer digital communications, send an email to the Division of Motor Vehicles.
    motorv@state.sd.us

    If you wish to call the DMV, use the following number:
    605-773-3541

    You can also contact the Department of Public Safety about your driver’s license needs. The department is available over the phone to answer your questions.
    Toll Free: 800-952-3696
    Local: 605-773-6883

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