Replacing a Lost License in South Dakota
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You can only apply by mail if you were issued a federally compliant driver license after December 30, 2009. If you currently reside in state, you cannot apply by mail. This option is only offered to South Dakota residents temporarily living out of state.
Apply for a duplicate license through mail by submitting a:
- Completed Driver's License Application.
- Legible photocopies of two proofs of identity.
- Legible photocopies of two proofs of South Dakota residential address. If you're using a SD mail forwarding address, also include a Residency Affidavit and one document proving your temporary SD address.
- Self-adressed stamped envelope.
- Payment for $10.
- Driver Licensing Program
- 118 West Capitol Ave.
- Pierre, SD 57501
If sending a check, make it payable to "Department of Public Safety."
Questions? Call (605) 773-3541.
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