Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Driver's License in South Dakota

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December 14, 2020 1 min read


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Thinking about getting your driver's license at the South Dakota DMV? Here's exactly what you need to know to get your permit, pass your road test, and get your South Dakota driver license.

Here's How to Get Your South Dakota Driver's License:

Here's what you'll need to get your South Dakota license:

  1. Proof of Identity, date of birth and lawful status
  2. Proof of your Social Security number
  3. Two documents in your name less than one year old that prove your physical South Dakota address
  4. $28 application fee

Here's what you'll need to do to get your South Dakota license:

  1. Read the South Dakota Driver Manual and take written practice tests online.
  2. Apply for your Learner’s Permit: submit the required documents and ID at the DMV; consider making a DMV appointment or getting a line waiting concierge.
  3. At the DMV, submit the application for a driver's license, complete a license application form, pay the fees, have your photo taken, pass the written test, pass the vision test, receive your Learner’s Permit.
  4. Once you're ready, schedule your road test on the DMV website or you can schedule on Skip. If you need a car or driver for your road test, you can schedule a road test concierge here.
  5. Before your road test, visit the ultimate South Dakota DMV road test guide to find out more information about the South Dakota driving test.
  6. Once you pass your road test you'll receive a temporary driver's license.

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