Change of Address in South Dakota
This page will help you change your address on your South Dakota Motor Vehicles Division (MVD) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) records and documents.
If you've changed your address, you'll need to inform the South Dakota DPS by e-mailing the following information to DPSLicensingInfo@state.sd.us:
- Your SD driver's license/ID card number.
- Your date of birth.
- Your full name (as shown on your driver's license).
In addition to updating your SD DPS records, you'll need to update the MVD if you own a vehicle.
You'll need to visit your local South Dakota county treasurer’s office and give them your new address.
If you'd like replacement documents showing your new address, you'll need to apply for duplicates. See our following pages for more information:
NOTE: You may need to provide additional documents and payment for the required fees.
For updated driver's licensing and vehicle documents showing your new address, you'll need to pay the following fees:
- Driver's license: $15.
- ID card: $10.
- Certificate of title: $10.
- Vehicle registration: May vary depending on your vehicle.
For more information about fees, including accepted payment methods, contact the South Dakota MVD or DPS directly.
Accepted Payment Methods
The South Dakota DPS accepts payment by:
- Money order.
The DPS does not accept any credit or debit cards.
For a list of payment methods accepted at SD MVD offices, contact your local office directly.
If you've just moved to South Dakota, you'll need to take care of a few tasks with the Motor Vehicles Division (MVD) and Department of Public Safety (DPS):
- Transfer your out-of-state driver's license: Within 90 days.
- Transfer your commercial driver's license (CDL): Within 30 days.
- Title and register your out-of-state car with the MVD: Within 90 days.
Application instructions can be found on our following pages:
Did you recently get married or divorced? If you've changed your name for any reason, you'll need to report the change to the South Dakota MVD and DPS and have your documents updated.
You'll need to visit your local office in person, pay the required fees, and provide proof of your new name, such as your:
- Marriage certificate.
- Court order.
- Divorce decree.
Complete instructions can be found on our Changing Your Name in South Dakota page.
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