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Applying for a License

A new license or ID card must be applied for in person at a Driver Licensing location. Please schedule an appointment to visit a South Dakota Driver Exam Station.

To prepare, make sure you have the required documents and a completed license application form (in English or in Spanish).  Electronic, digital, or stamped signatures are not allowed on the application form.

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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. 

To check the status of your online or by-mail renewal, email us  or call (605) 773-6883.

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