South Dakota Driving Records
You can request a certified abstract of a driving record to view traffic convictions, accident dates, and license status. Employers, insurance companies, and government agencies may also request records. According to South Dakota law, only the most recent three years of driving history can be released; however, an individual may request their full driving history.
Request a Driving Record
To request a record, please complete the appropriate form below and have it notarized. Mail the form, along with a $5 fee per-record to:
Driver Licensing Program
118 West Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
*State and government agencies are not required to pay the $5 fee.
- Personal Driving Record Request -- Use this form to request your driving record for yourself or to give someone else permission to request your driving record. You may select full driving history, 3-year history, or 3-year CDL history.
- Company Driving Record Request -- Use this form if you are a company requesting driving records for your employees, customers, driver, etc. You may select non-commercial driving record or commercial driving record for each person.
- Please Note: If you request this type of a driving record, you must have the driver sign a written consent to keep in your files. It needs to state he/she allows the South Dakota Driver Licensing Program to release this information.
In-person Driving Record Requests
Please limit your requests to five records per visit. You’ll need to bring:
- Proof of identity
- Exact change or personal check for $5 per record
Individuals and companies may retrieve three-year driving records in-person at the following locations:
Aberdeen Driver Exam Station
2729 West Highway 12
Brookings Driver Exam Station
910 4th Street
Mitchell Driver Exam Station
1315 North Main Street, Suite 100
Rapid City Drive Exam Station
1301 East Catron Boulevard
Sioux Falls Driver Exam Station
2501 West Russell Street
Watertown Driver Exam Station
2001 9th Avenue SW, Suite 100
Yankton Driver Exam Station
3113 Spruce Street, Suite 109