DPS & MVD Forms in South Dakota

The South Dakota DMV makes many vehicle and driver forms available online; see below for the forms you can download* and fill out right from your own home.

Keep in mind that some forms may only be available for pick-up at your local DMV office. And don't forget to check out our pages with the SD driver handbook and motorcycle manual for additional DMV resources!

 If you need help in finding or completing a form you can call:

  • The Motor Vehicle Division at (605) 773-3541 for help with vehicle forms.
  • Driver Licensing at (605) 773-6883 for help with driver license forms.

*NOTE: You'll need Adobe's free Reader software to access the forms below. 

Most Requested Forms

Application for Motor Vehicle Title & Registration
Title and register your vehicle with the South Dakota Division of Motor Vehicles.
Application for a Social Security Card
Apply for an original, replacement, OR corrected Social Security card.
Bill of Sale
Use the DMV's bill of sale form as a proof of purchase when transferring ownership of a vehicle in SD.

Title & Registration Forms

Affidavit for Duplicate License Plate/Validation Sticker
Request replacement license plates AND/OR registration decals from the SD Division of Motor Vehicles.
Affidavit of Vehicle Ownership by Succession
Submit this affidavit to the DMV to transfer ownership of a vehicle into your name after the owner has passed away if you meet the criteria listed on the form. MUST be notarized.
Application For Replacement of License Plates, Validation Stickers or Lost Title Document (Lost in Mail)
Request replacement registration stickers and license plates OR a duplicate vehicle title from the DMV if the originals were lost in the mail after you made an initial application.
Application for a Duplicate Certificate of Title
Request a duplicate South Dakota vehicle OR boat title by submitting this form to the DMV. MUST be notarized.
Boat Title and Registration Application
Title and register your boat in South Dakota.
Exemptions Form
Claim exemption from South Dakota's excise tax for registering vehicles if you meet the criteria listed on the form.
Four Wheel, All Terrain Vehicle Affidavit
Submit this affidavit to the DMV when registering a four-wheel ATV, verifying you've installed all the required equipment.

Buying & Selling Forms

Seller's Report of Sale
Submit this form to the DMV after selling a vehicle in South Dakota to release yourself from liability for the vehicle.
Uniform Mileage Disclosure Statement
Use this form to disclose the number of miles on a vehicle you're selling in South Dakota.

Commercial Forms

Medical Examination Report for Commercial Driver Fitness Determination
All SD commercial driver's license applicants must undergo a medical exam and turn this form in to the DMV. Must be completed by a medical professional.
Medical Examiners Certificate
Certain CDL applicants need to carry this medical certificate, which must be completed by a doctor.
REV 2014
Medical Self Certification Statement
When applying for a South Dakota CDL, use this form to self-certify as an excepted OR non-excepted interstate OR intrastate commercial driver.

Military Forms

Application for Military Skills Test Waiver
Request to have the CDL skills test waived if you recently drove a commercial vehicle in the military. Must be completed by your commanding officer.
Application for Veteran License Plates and Affidavit
Apply for new, renewed, OR reassigned South Dakota veteran license plates with the Division of Motor Vehicles. MUST be notarized.
Military License Plate Application
Apply for military license plates with the South Dakota DMV.

Disability Forms

Application for Physically Disabled Parking Permit and License Plates
Request original, replacement, renewal, permanent, OR temporary disabled parking permits OR license plates from the South Dakota DMV.

Voter Registration Forms

Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Federal Post Card Application
If you're a U.S. citizen currently living outside the country, use this form to register to vote AND/OR request an absentee voting ballot.
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