Submitting an application for a South Dakota DMV ID renewal is generally completed by individuals with an ID card that is about to expire so as to stay in accordance with state rules and regulations. Obtaining a DMV ID replacement is typically necessary in the event of a lost, stolen or damaged credential.

Applicants requesting a state ID renewal will need to meet a set of requirements and present specific paperwork to finalize their process. The available methods to replace a lost ID card in South Dakota or renew a credential generally include online, in person or via mail. Learn more about how to apply for an SD DMV identification card renewal or replacement in the following sections.

How to Renew Your ID Card in South Dakota

Renewing ID card documents is a procedure that can be finalized through the state Department of Public Safety (DPS). The department currently offers three SD ID card renewal methods for applicants to use provided they meet the eligibility requirements: online, by mail and in person. Note that if you are younger than 21, your credential will expire 30 days upon your 21st birthday.

How to Renew ID Cards in South Dakota Online

Submitting online requests for an identification card renewal in South Dakota is only available to individuals who meet the eligibility criteria. To renew ID card online, you must hold a valid, federally compliant ID card and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

You can initiate your electronic DMV ID renewal by accessing the online service tool on the DPS website and providing your ID card number, last four digits of your Social Security Number (SSN), as well as your date of birth. Your online South Dakota ID card renewal application will also require you to mail or upload two proofs of residential/physical address (less than one year old), and provide payment for the set fees. You may receive your permanent card in approximately two to three weeks.

How to Renew ID Cards in South Dakota by Mail

An alternative method to renew ID card credentials is to submit the applicable documentation via mail. To be eligible to initiate a mail-in DMV identification card renewal procedure, you must also be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident and have an unexpired federally compliant identification document.

When applying to renew your ID card in SD via mail, you will need to furnish a completed application form, as well as two documents proving your current address. To finalize your South Dakota identification card renewal, provide payment for the applicable prices and a self-addressed and stamped envelope for license return.

Military members may need to submit proof of military status and documents verifying their out-of-state/country address when applying.

How to Renew ID Cards in South Dakota in Person

In-person requests for renewing ID cards in South Dakota are mandatory for applicants who have not personally submitted a renewal application within the last 10 years. Individuals applying to renew identification card documents in person at a nearby SD driver licensing location may also be required to submit an application form and prove their residency.

Prior to visiting a DPS branch to apply for a state ID renewal, contact the department and inquire about the necessary documents. Note that you may have the option to schedule an appointment via the internet beforehand and avoid waiting in line while in the office.

How to Replace Your ID Card in South Dakota

State residents with a South Dakota lost state ID card who need a new identification document will need to apply for a replacement through the state DPS. Individuals may be able to obtain an ID card replacement via the internet (if they prove eligible for the procedure) or purchase a duplicate in person.

Mail-in applications for replacement may also be available to individuals with a lost or stolen document.

How to Replace ID Cards in South Dakota Online

To replace ID card online in SD, you must first ensure you meet the eligibility requirements set forth by the state Department of Public Safety. The online method to obtain a DMV ID replacement via the internet is currently available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a valid identification document that is federally compliant.

Their online SD identification card replacement procedure will require them to submit their ID card number, SSN and date of birth along with two documents confirming their address. Applicants younger than 18 years of age replacing ID card credentials must also furnish a consent form completed by a parent.

How to Replace ID Cards in South Dakota by Mail

Prior to sending a mail-in request to replace ID card credentials within the state, it is best to contact DPS and check whether you are eligible for this method. In general, you may apply to replace your South Dakota lost ID card via mail by providing an application form, proof of U.S. citizenship, a second document verifying your identity and two proofs of residential/physical address.

Your mail-in application for an ID card copy may also require you to present a self-addressed and stamped envelope along with payment for the replacement fee.

How to Replace ID Cards in South Dakota in Person

Applicants who are not eligible to replace their ID card online in South Dakota or apply by mail, may go to a local DPS driver licensing branch in SD and present their application in person. Contact DPS before visiting an office and find out what documents you will need for your replacement.

Generally, you may be required to submit an application form indicating you need a replacement ID card and pay the allotted fees. Additional documents confirming your identity and residency may apply as well.

South Dakota ID Card Renewal and Replacement Fees

You must provide payment for the applicable SD identification card replacement and renewal prices to complete your procedures in a timely manner. When submitting your application for lost ID card credentials, you must pay a fee that currently amounts to $15.

A state ID renewal in SD can be finalized at a price of $28. If renewing or replacing your identification document via the internet, you may be subject to an additional $2 administrative fee. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Last updated on Wednesday, March 4 2020.