You can replace your South Dakota Driver’s license via the Department of Public Safety website. All you need to do is fill out the required documentation and pay $15 for processing.
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How to replace a lost driver’s license in South Dakota
Once you’ve retraced your steps half a dozen times and still can’t locate your wallet, it may be time to start thinking about plan B. Replacing your wallet's entire contents can be tedious, but lucky for you, replacing your driver’s license should serve as the easy part. Here’s what you need to do.
Replacing a lost South Dakota license online
You will also need to be prepared to pay a $15 replacement fee and a $2 payment processing fee.
Replacing a lost South Dakota license in person
The South Dakota Department of Public Safety strongly recommends using their online service. Their website is plastered with the motto, “don’t spend time in line—renew your license online!”
You’ll then follow the same procedure as an online replacement with an in-person representative.
What if you lose your South Dakota license out of state?
Losing your driver’s license while you’re out of state is an added inconvenience in an already stressful situation. But, don’t worry, it’s not impossible to replace.
First, you can request a temporary license by calling the Department of Public Safety at (605) 773-6883. They will most likely prompt you to follow a mail replacement process using the following address:
Make sure you have the aforementioned required documents and your out-of-state mailing address on hand before making the call.
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