For a copy of a South Dakota birth certificate, please print and complete the appropriate form, enclose a copy of a valid government issued photo ID, and send a money order or check (payable to SD DOH) to the name and address below.
South Dakota Register of Deeds
600 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-2536
South Dakota vital records filed after 1905 are available. Many birth records for events occurring before 1905 were filed later and are in the system.