Order your South Dakota (SD) Birth Certificate Online

Long gone are the waiting lines in government offices. Order your official South Dakota (SD) birth certificate from the comfort of your home!

Important information about the covid-19

US Birth Certificates continues to offer its vital records application preparation services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Many government bureaus are processing online and mail-in applications although they are closed to the general public. Turnaround times in government agencies may be affected during the quarantine.

Applying for a vital records certificate now is advisable since it allows citizens to secure their vital records as soon as possible.

Regardless of whether you need a certified copy of a vital records certificate for a specific need or to keep on file, complete your application today.

Legal Disclaimer: US Birth Certificates is a privately owned website that is not affiliated with, not owned or operated by any government agency. US Birth Certificates is an independent preparer that provides vital records application preparation assistance services, If you are looking for blank forms, you can get them for free at the relevant state office.


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Obtain a new South Dakota (SD) Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is a legal document that allows you to apply for certain benefits and to request a passport, social security card and driver's license. To obtain your South Dakota (SD) birth certificate you will need to complete our online form and follow the personalized instructions we provide. Your South Dakota birth records will be issued by the vital records office and delivered to your home.

Replace a lost South Dakota Birth Certificate

Replacing an important document can be overwhelming. If you have lost your state South Dakota birth certificate, or if it was destroyed, you need a replacement copy. Replace your birth certificate by completing our online form of the state where you were born and following the detailed instructions we provide with your application form.

Obtain an authorized copy of your Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is an important document that allows you to prove identity, age and American citizenship, especially when applying for a passport, government benefits, enroll in school, or even join the military. If you need to request an authorized copy, you will need to request it to the state where you were born or directly to the county where you were born.

For a certified copy of your South Dakota birth certificate, please complete our online form and follow the set of personalized instructions we provide to receive your authorized copy of your birth certificate.

You may only obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate from the state where the event occurred. If you were born in South Dakota then you may request a birth certificate from this state. You will be able to obtain a birth certificate from the South Dakota (SD) vital records office or the county recorders such as the ones in: Pennington County, Lincoln County, Brown County, and the city of Sioux Falls.

Who is eligible to apply

Birth records are restricted in South Dakota. Only the following may apply for a copy of a birth record: if you are applying for yourself or if you are the parent, the child, the spouse, the sibling or the grandparent of the person named on record. You may also request if you are the legal guardian, the legal representative or if you have a court order, or other documentation that shows that the certificate is required for determination or protection of the individuals personal or property rights..

Remember that Your South Dakota birth certificate is an important form of identification used for life events like employment, getting or renewing your passport or driver's license, applying for benefits, and even enrolling in school or youth sports activities.

South Dakota Birth Certificate Requirements

To obtain a copy of a birth certificate you will need to complete the application and mail it to your birth state’s vital records office. You will also need to prove your identity.

All those born in South Dakota that need to request a certified copy of a birth certificate will need to include a clear photocopy, of both sides, of one of the forms of photo ID listed below, along with a completed application form:

  • State of Colorado Driver’s License
  • State of Colorado ID Card
  • Driver’s license issued by another U.S. State
  • Photo State Identification Card issued by another U.S. State
  • U.S. Passport or Visa
  • Tribal ID
  • Military ID
If you do not have a government issued photo ID, you must provide a photocopy of two of the following types of documentation:
  • Social Security cardUtility bill with current address
  • Bank statement with current address
  • Pay stub (must include your name, Social Security number plus name and address of business)
  • Car registration or title with current address

Once your application package is completed you will need to mail it to:

Vital Records
State Department of Health,
207 East Missouri Avenue, Suite 1-A
Pierre, SD 57501"

South Dakota Birth Certificate Fees

To request a South Dakota birth certificate, you are required to pay the state fees. The cost to process a certified copy of a birth certificate in South Dakota is: $15.

South Dakota Birth Processing Times

Thanks to our service, you are able to request your birth certificates with ease, by avoiding long lines and without having to go to government offices. All you have to do is complete our easy-to-fill-out form and send it to the corresponding state vital records office. Once it’s processed, you will receive it in the comfort of your own home by mail. In most cases, birth certificate orders in South Dakota are filled within 2-5 weeks. However, some orders may take longer due to peak request periods.

We recommend requesting certified copies of South Dakota birth certificates early to avoid delays especially if certificates are needed for sports programs, travel documents and passports, school enrollment, planning for retirement and other reasons that may have a deadline.

FAQs about South Dakota Birth Certificates

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Personalized Review of your application

Our team of experts are trained in all states and will review each application to make sure there is no information missing and that everything is correct. This way you will avoid delays and get exactly what you are looking for when you order your birth certificate online.

ID Verification

You may be required to provide a copy of your photo ID to prove your identity. In some cases you may be required to provide a sworn notarized statement of your identity. Our South Dakota personalized instructions will provide all the information needed.

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