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South Dakota Vehicle Registration Renewal

Renew a Vehicle Registration in South Dakota

It’s important for South Dakota drivers to keep their registration documents up-to-date through the Department of Revenue (DOR). You can renew your plates:

  • Online.
  • By mail.
  • At a DMV Now License Kiosk.
  • In person.

Renew South Dakota Registration Online

Renewing a vehicle registration online is easy and convenient. To renew online you will need your:

  • South Dakota license or ID number.
  • Birthdate.
  • FEIN number (if renewing on behalf of a business).
  • Credit/debit card or bank account information for payment.

To renew online:

  1. Visit the online portal.
  2. Login or create an account (this will require your social security number [SSN]).
  3. Follow the instructions to complete your transaction.

Renew SD Vehicle Registration by Mail

The DOR will send a renewal notice to your address shortly before your registration expires.

  1. Complete your renewal postcard.
  2. Provide payment for the renewal fees. The DOR accepts personal checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders.
  3. Mail these items to your local county treasurer’s office.

It may take up to 2 weeks to process your renewal transaction. Your new items will be mailed to your address.

Renew SD Vehicle Registration at a DMV Now Kiosk

You can also renew at a self-service kiosk, which are conveniently located throughout the state.

To renew at a kiosk, you will need your:

  • Renewal notice.
  • Driver’s license or ID card.
  • Credit/debit card or electronic check information for payment.

Your registration items will be printed at the kiosk.

Renew South Dakota Car Registration at a Treasurer’s Office

To renew in person, visit your local county treasurer’s office and provide your:

  • Renewal notice. If the vehicle is not listed on the notice, you must provide a form of ownership such as the title or your license renewal form.
  • Photo ID.
  • Payment for the applicable fees. Contact the treasurer’s office for acceptable forms of payment.

South Dakota Registration Renewal Fees

  • Electronic check processing fee: $1.50
  • Credit/debit card processing fee: 2.25%
  • Mailing fee (for mail and internet renewal): $1.00

Renewal fees may vary depending on the vehicle age, type, and the county of residence.