Driver Licensing

Driver License Office By County

Please note, we experience higher customer volume in the summer months so please be prepared for longer wait times. The best time to visit a Driver License Office is mid-month, mid-week, or mid-morning. The busiest times are before and after a holiday weekend, Tuesdays, and Friday afternoons. Renewals and Duplicates occur on the same days and times as Drive Test Exams.

REMINDER: Driver License Offices are short staffed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and you may experience longer than usual wait times.

IMPORTANT: Your driver license/ID card application must be submitted at least one hour before closing time.

Motorcycle exams can be completed during regular exam times, the roads must be dry to give a motorcycle drive test. No drive tests will be given between 11:30 and 1:30 or within 1 hour of closing.

Payment accepted by cash or check only.

For a map of County and City issues click here.

Click on the County Name Below

Aurora
Beadle
Bennett
Brookings
Brown
Brule
Butte
Campbell
Charles Mix
Clay
Codington
Corson
Custer
Day
Davison
Dewey
Douglas
Edmunds
Faulk
Fall River
Grant
Gregory
Hand
Hamlin
Harding
Hughes
Hyde
Jackson
Jerauld
Jones
Lake
Lawrence
Lyman
McPherson
Meade
Mellette

Minnehaha
Perkins
Potter
Pennington
Roberts
Sanborn
Shannon
Spink
Sully
Todd
Tripp
Turner
Union
Walworth
Yankton
Ziebach

Aurora
Plankinton
605-942-7161
401 N Main St - Court House
8:00am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30 pm)

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Beadle
Huron
Location: 289 Dakota Ave South, Suite 5
The Centre Plaza

7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)


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THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS

ALSO OPEN 1ST, 3RD, & 5TH WEDNESDAYS

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Bennett
Martin
Location: 202 Main St - Court House
9:00am to 3:30pm (Applications accepted until 2:30 pm)

4TH WEDNESDAY

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Brookings

Brookings
Location: 910 4th St
(Old Sanctuary Building)
4th & Medary

7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)


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TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

(No drive tests on Tuesdays till after 10:00am)

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Brown
Aberdeen
Location: 2729 W Highway 12

7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30pm)


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TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

You may schedule an appointment to renew your driver license at this location.  Click here to read more about the online Appointment Scheduler.

Driver Education students may schedule an appointment at this location to have an Instruction Permit issued or to upgrade their permit.  Click here to read more about the Appointment Scheduler.

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Brule
Chamberlain
Location: 300 S Courtland St
Courthouse
8:30am to 4:15pm (Applications accepted until 3:15 pm)

TUESDAYS

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Butte
Belle Fourche

511 6th Avenue

City Hall

8:00am to 4:45pm (Applications accepted until 3:45 pm)


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TUESDAYS

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Campbell
Mound City
Phone: 605-955-3388
111 2nd St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court house for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Charles Mix

Wagner
60 Main Avenue SE
City Hall
9:00am to 3:30pm (Applications accepted until 2:30 pm)

1ST & 4TH THURSDAY

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Clay
Vermillion
11 E Cherry St
Hallmark Square

7:00am to 5:00pm (Applications accepted until 4:00 pm)


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THURSDAY & FRIDAY

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Codington

Watertown

2001 9th Ave SW, Suite 100 (main entrance is on the north side of the building - accessible off of 21st Street)
former Career Learning Center

7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)

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TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

You may schedule an appointment to renew your driver license at this location.  Click here to read more about the online Appointment Scheduler.

Driver Education students may schedule an appointment at this location to have an Instruction Permit issued or to upgrade their permit.  Click here to read more about the online Appointment Scheduler.

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Corson
McIntosh
605-273-4552
108 1st St E
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Custer
Custer
Custer Courthouse Annex Building
447 Crook Street

8:00am to 5:00pm (Applications accepted until 4:00 pm)


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1ST THREE WEDNESDAYS

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Davison
Mitchell
1315 N Main St Suite 100
7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)


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TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Day
Webster
710 W 1st St
Court House Basement
8:00am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30 pm)

FRIDAYS

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Dewey
Timber Lake
605-865-3661
710 C St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Douglas
Armour
706 Braddock St
Court House
9:00am to 3:30pm (Applications accepted until 2:30 pm)

2ND AND 3RD THURSDAY

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Edmunds
Ipswich
605-426-6762
210 2nd Ave
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Fall River
Hot Springs

206 S. Chicago St

Senior Center

8:00am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30 pm)

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FRIDAYS

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Faulk
Faulkton
605-598-6232
110 9th Ave
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Grant
Milbank
1001 East 4th Ave
City Hall/Visitor Center
8:15am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30 pm)

THURSDAYS

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Gregory
Burke
605-775-2605
221 E 8th St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Hand
Miller
605-853-3512
415 W 1st Ave
Register of Deeds Office

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Hamlin
Hayti
605-783-3206
300 4th St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Harding
Buffalo
605-375-3542
410 Ramsland
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Hughes
Pierre
314 S Central Ave
In the alley behind Coolers

7:00am to 6:00pm (Applications accepted until 5:00 pm)


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WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS

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Hyde
Highmore
605-852-2510
412 Commercial St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Jackson
Kadoka
605-837-2420
1 Main St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Jerauld
Wessington Springs
605-539-1241
205 Wallace Ave S
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Jones
Murdo
605-669-7106
310 Main St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court house for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Lake
Madison
209 1st Ave NE
Public Safety Bldg
9:00am to 3:45pm (Applications accepted until 2:45 pm)

TUESDAYS

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Lawrence
Spearfish
622 Canyon
Fire Hall

8:00am to 5:00pm (Applications accepted until 4:00 pm)


Map

WEDNESDAYS

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Lyman
Kennebec
605-869-2295
300 Main St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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McPherson
Eureka
605-284-2441
613 7th St
City Hall

City Issue:
Contact City Office for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Leola
605-439-3544
706 Main St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Meade
Faith
605-967-2261
206 Main St

City Issue:
Contact City Hall for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

Sturgis
1401 Lazelle St
Community Center

7:30am to 5:15pm (Applications accepted until 4:15pm)


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THURSDAYS

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Mellette
White River
605-259-3371

321 E 4th Street

Courthouse

County Issue:
Contact Court house for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Minnehaha
Sioux Falls

2501 W Russell Street*

7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30pm)

Please note the least busy times are Wednesdays and Thursdays (especially mornings). It is best to avoid Mondays and Fridays (especially afternoons).

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* The intersection of Russell Street and Kiwanis Avenue is currently under construction and will be closed until the end of June (estimated).  For detailed instructions on how to access the driver exam station click here.

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

The exam station will be closed on May 26th for the Memorial Day holiday.

Also open each Saturday listed below 7am-5pm (Applications accepted until 4:00pm)
SATURDAYS:
(
Open for Duplicate & Renewals ONLY No testing)

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

April 5, 12, 26

May 10, 17, 31

June 7, 14, 21, 28

You may schedule an appointment to renew your driver license at this location.  Click here to read more about the online Appointment Scheduler.

Driver Education students must schedule an appointment at this location to have an Instruction Permit issued or to upgrade their permit.  Click here to read more about the Appointment Scheduler.

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.

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Pennington
Rapid City
1301 E Catron Blvd Room 105

7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)


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TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

You may schedule an appointment to renew your driver license at this location.  Click here to read more about the online Appointment Scheduler.

Driver Education students may schedule an appointment at this location to have an Instruction Permit issued or to upgrade their permit.  Click here to read more about the Appointment Scheduler.

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Perkins
Bison
605-244-5613
100 E Main St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

Lemmon
605-374-5681
303 1st Ave W
1:00PM - 4:00PM
City Hall

City Issue:
Contact the City for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Potter
Gettysburg
605-765-9408
201 S Exene
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Roberts
Sisseton
406 2nd Ave W
(former National Guard Armory)

8:15am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30 pm)

WEDNESDAYS

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Sanborn
Woonsocket
605-796-4512
604 W 6th St
Court House

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Shannon
Pine Ridge

Department of Social Services Bldg. - South Entrance

Highway 18 East, Airport Access Road


8:30am to 4:00pm (Applications accepted until 3:00 pm)

Closed From 12pm to 1pm
No testing between
11am and 1pm

THURSDAYS

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Spink
Redfield
N Highway 281
Dept. Of Transportation
8:30am to 4:15pm (Applications accepted until 3:15 pm)

2ND & 4TH WEDNESDAYS

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Sully
Onida
605-258-2444
700 Ash Ave
Court House

County Issue:
Contact court house for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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Todd
Mission

Sinte Gleska University

Multipurpose Building - Room 114

101 Antelope Lake Circle


8:00am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30 pm)

Closed 12:30-1:30 for lunch

1ST, 2ND, 3RD AND 5TH WEDNESDAYS

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Tripp
Winner
200 E 3rd St
Court House
7:15am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)

FRIDAYS

The exam station will also be open on Thursday, May 29th.

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Turner
Parker
400 S Main St
Court House
8:00am to 5:00pm (Applications accepted until 4:00 pm)

1ST WEDNESDAY

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Union

Elk Point
209 E Main St
Court House Basement
8:30am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30pm)

1ST & 3RD WEDNESDAY

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

North Sioux City
205 Sodrac Dr
Community Center

8:45am to 4:30pm (Applications accepted until 3:30pm)


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2ND, 4TH, & 5TH WEDNESDAY

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.

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Walworth
Mobridge
National Guard Armory
1213 Lakefront Drive
7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)

TUESDAYS  & WEDNESDAYS

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Yankton
Yankton
3113 Spruce St., Suite 109
Human Services Center
Kanner Bldg
7:00am to 5:30pm (Applications accepted until 4:30 pm)

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TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS

To take a drive test at this location you must have a scheduled appointment.  For drive tests you may access our online appointment scheduler by clicking on the link below. The scheduler allows you to schedule a drive test appointment from the convenience of your computer.

Drive Test Scheduler

You may also call 800-952-3696 or 605-773-6883 to schedule a drive test. 
Please have your driver license number available when calling for appointment.

  • Please report 10 minutes before scheduled drive time.
  • If you are 5 minutes late for your scheduled drive time please call and schedule a new appointment.
  • Please call 2 weeks prior to preferred date and time.


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Ziebach
Dupree
605-365-5173
Court House, S Main St

County Issue:
Contact Court House for dates and times.
No 1st time CDL testing or conversions. Non-citizen applicants with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration documents cannot be served at this site.

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