State 9-1-1 Coordination
The South Dakota 9-1-1 Coordinator provides local governments in South Dakota with assistance in implementing 9-1-1 emergency telephone systems in their area by addressing statewide issues common to all 9-1-1 systems and providing the information and guidance needed by local jurisdictions to make their endeavor successful.
We invite you to navigate through our web pages (listed at right) for information regarding South Dakota's 9-1-1 program, the coordination board, surcharge collection, reporting, and distribution. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or require any assistance.
The South Dakota 9-1-1 Coordination Board is taking steps to implement the use of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) in South Dakota. The Federal Communications Commision (FCC) produced the above video to explain the benefits of NG 9-1-1 technology. You can see the 9-1-1 Coordination Master Plan here.
INFORMATION ABOUT REPORTING AND PAYING 911 SURCHARGES IN SOUTH DAKOTA
All businesses selling prepaid wireless services, telecommunications services, wireless services, or Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) services must register with the South Dakota Department of Revenue. The 911 Surcharges are reported and paid directly to the Department of Revenue by using SD EPath. Click here to learn more about 911 emergency surcharge registration and creating an EPath account.