Driver Licensing

Appointment Scheduler

Online appointment scheduling lets you schedule an appointment to renew your driver license at the Aberdeen, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown driver exam stations, schedule a drive test (see list of specific locations below), or schedule an appointment to upgrade your Instruction Permit in Aberdeen, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, or Watertown (if you have passed Driver Education) from the convenience of your computer -- 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  Please note that to schedule a drive test online, you must have a valid Non-Commercial Class 1 and/or Class 3 Driver License or Instruction Permit.  Appointments must be scheduled at least two days in advance.


Appointment Scheduling

Schedule a Driver License Renewal Appointment at the Aberdeen, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown exam stations:

  • Click here to schedule a renewal appointment at the Aberdeen, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, or Watertown exam station.
  • You may schedule an appointment to renew your driver license at the Aberdeen, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown driver exam stations online or by calling 1.800.952.3696 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Central Time.

Schedule a Drive Test Appointment:

  • You must schedule a drive test appointment in Aberdeen, Brookings, Elk Point, Huron, Madison, Mitchell, North Sioux City, Parker, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, Vermillion, Watertown, and Yankton.  All other exam stations operate on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Appointment times can only be scheduled on a date when the exam station is open.  Click here to check various exam station schedules.
  • Click here to schedule a drive test appointment online.
  • To schedule a drive test appointment for these locations by telephone, please call our Customer Service Center at 1.800.952.3696 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Central Time.

Schedule an Appointment after Passing Driver Education:

  • In Aberdeen, Rapid City, Watertown, and Sioux Falls you may schedule an appointment.
  • Appointment times can only be scheduled on a date when the exam station is open. Click here to check various exam station schedules.
  • To schedule an appointment for these locations by telephone, please call our Customer Service Center at 1.800.952.3696 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Central Time.
  • Click here to schedule a Driver Education appointment online. 

Important Information:

  • Please arrive fifteen minutes prior to your scheduled appointment.  If you are more than five minutes late, you will be asked to reschedule for a later date and time.

  • For a motorcycle drive test, please wear appropriate clothing, shoes, and helmet.  The pavement must be dry to conduct a motorcycle drive test.

  • The Drive Test Examiner may cancel a road test when the weather conditions are considered unsafe at a particular road test site.

  • Please bring your federally compliant driver license/permit along with two proofs of your residential address (and your Driver’s Education Certificate, if applicable).

  • Applicants under the age of 18 will need parental consent.

  • If you have lost your federally compliant driver license or do not have a federally compliant driver license or ID card, please read about the documents needed to obtain a driver license.
  • If a drive test applicant commits any of the infractions below, they must wait 30 days before another drive test will be administered:
    • Car accident on drive test (unless the driver is not at fault)
    • Poor car control: weaving in and out of lanes, failure to yield (to car or pedestrian), running a stop light or stop sign, excessive speeding, turning into concoming lane of traffic
    • Driving on the wrong side of the road
    • Any other action that puts a citizen's or examiner's safety at risk

If you need assistance or would like to cancel or reschedule your appointment, you may do so by clicking the link in your confirmation email or by calling the Customer Service Center at 1.800.952.3696 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Central Time.