All South Dakota driver licenses (including CDLs)
and ID cards that expired on or after
March 13, 2020 have automatically
been extended to expire on March 30, 2021.
While the physical card will show it is past its expiration date, it will still be legally valid.
Applications & Forms
Applying for a License
A new license or ID card must be applied for in person at a Driver Licensing location. To skip the wait at the Aberdeen, Sioux Falls, Rapid City or Watertown Driver Licensing locations, schedule an appointment.
Applications and Forms Documents
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South Dakota Driver's License
Renew Your License Online, Not in Line
Time to renew? Don't spend time in line - renew your license online or by mail. You can also schedule an appointment for a faster trip to your local driver exam station. Review a list of required documents to make sure you have the identification you need.
Are you a new driver? Learn how to pass a driver's license test.