Become a resident of South Dakota and save on taxes.

Supporting US citizens without a permanent residence to receive all the benefits and tax savings of being a South Dakota resident.
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The benefits of
Residency in South Dakota
  • No State Income Tax
  • No Pension Tax
  • No State Income Tax on Social Security
  • No Personal Property Tax
  • No Intangible Tax on Investments
  • Low Vehicle Insurance Rates
  • 4% Excise Tax on Net Purchase of Vehicles and RVs
  • Low vehicle License Fees
  • Best Trust Laws in the Nation
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Learn more about South Dakota residency

Common examples of people who benefit from Residency in South Dakota:
illustrations of different types of people who benefit from residency services
Full Time Travelers
Full Time Traveling Nurses
Full Time RVers
OTR Truck Drivers
Military Living Abroad
Expats
Full Time Yachters
Remote Traveling Workers
Locums
Tiny House Travelers

Why lose thousands of
dollars every year?

We can help you become a resident of South Dakota and receive all the benefits that come with it!
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We'll walk you through every step.

Step 1

Let's get you a South Dakota address!

Sign up for service with us.

Complete the USPS 1583 form.
USPS 1583 Instructional Video
Step 2

Stay one night in South Dakota.

Choose a local hotel or campground to stay at for at least one night. When you stay, be sure to use your new South Dakota address.
Step 3

Obtain your South Dakota driver’s license

We’ll walk you through the process of visiting our local Department of Public Safety to complete the final step in acquiring your South Dakota residency.

How does South Dakota
compare?

Florida
Texas
South
Dakota
No State Income Tax
South Dakota has no personal income tax!                         
Pension & Social Security Tax
South Dakota is one of the most tax-friendly havens for retirees. Your pension and social security income is not taxed by the State of South Dakota!
Dynasty Trust Laws
South Dakota has the #1 Dynasty Trust Laws in the nation. There is no inheritance or gift tax in South Dakota, so your loved ones will receive all of the money and possessions you leave to them.
#12
Not in top 12
#1
Vehicle Registration
Quick and painless! South Dakota’s fees are unbeatably low, and you can do it all over the phone with a DakotaPost representative.
$255 one time
+ $14.50-$32.50 per year
$50
+ additional local, special plate, inspection and processing and handling fees apply
$36-$144 annually depending on weight
Car Insurance Rates
With some of the lowest car insurance rates in the country, you will save yourself even more money!
$2565
$890
$420
Tax on vehicles
You can’t beat 4% excise tax on net purchase of vehicles and RVs!
6%
Sales tax
6.25%
Sales tax
4%
Excise tax
Annual Vehicle Inspections
No yearly inspections required in South Dakota – phew!  No need to make the dreaded annual trek back “home” to have your vehicle inspected.
Once for vehicles purchased outside of FL
Annual
Never
Florida
Texas
South
Dakota
Pension & Social Security Tax
Income & Inheritance
Vehicle Rego
$255
+ $14.50-$32.5 per year
$50
+ additional local, special plate, inspection and processing and handling fees apply
$36-$144 annually depending on weight
Car Insurance Rates
$2565
$890
$420
Sales tax on vehicles
6%
$6.25%
4%
Vehicle Inspection
Annual
Annual
Never

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Do you want more money in your pocket?

Yes, please.

Stop losing your hard-earned money.

South Dakota

Tax Savings Calculator

Calculate your potential tax savings by becoming a resident of South Dakota by filling out your details below.
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*Calculations are based on average or highest tax bracket and is not necessarily completely accurate.  The calculation may vary based on your actual
Alabama
5.00
Alaska
0.00
Arizona
4.50
Arkansas
6.90
California
6.00
Colorada
4.63
Connecticut
6.99
Delaware
6.60
Florida
0.00
Georgia
5.75
Hawaii
9.00
Idaho
6.90
Illinois
4.95
Indiana
3.23
Iowa
8.53
Kansas
5.70
Kentucky
5.00
Louisiana
6.00
Maine
7.15
Maryland
5.75
Massachusetts
5.05
Michigan
4.25
Minnesota
7.00
Mississippi
5.00
Missouri
5.40
Montana
6.90
Nebraska
6.84
Nevada
0.00
New Hampshire
0.00
New Jersey
6.00
New Mexico
4.90
New York
8.82
North Carolina
5.25
North Dakota
2.90
Ohio
4.70
Oklahoma
5.00
Oregon
9.90
Pennsylvania
3.07
Rhode Island
5.99
South Carolina
7.00
South Dakota
0.00
Tennessee
0.00
Texas
0.00
Utah
4.95
Vermont
8.75
Virginia
5.75
Washington
0.00
West Virginia
6.50
Wisconsin
7.65
Wyoming
0.00

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DakotaPost smile!

With thousands of happy customers around
the world, our promise is your smile.
Super helpful and so organized! Best customer service I’ve ever had.
Tami A.
DakotaPost has enabled us to enjoy life on the road for a year now. Highly recommend DakotaPost to anyone going full-time, they've been incredible to work with!
Michele M.
We have been with DakotaPost for 10 years. They are so reliable and helpful. They provide great service for a very reasonable price.
Beverly H.
Great people to work with. Very responsive and our mail is handled properly every time.
Randy V.
Very friendly staff and easy as possible sign up process.
Jerry W.
Great service, also helped getting our vehicles registered!  On our 4th year with them!
Linda B.

Make South Dakota your
home and save!

Let DakotaPost take care of it all.
The money, time and sanity savings await.

We've invested in the latest technology.

Your mail. Where you want it, when you want it.

DakotaPost sorting machine

Virtual Mailbox Service

Your mail forwarded to you, wherever you are, in a flash.

Our Tritek sorting machine can sort up to 10,000 pieces of mail per hour.  The sorter takes an image of the mail and date stamps it as it travels through the machine. Those images are then uploaded to your virtual mailbox for your viewing.  This latest technology has decreased the processing time of our virtual and traditional mail to better serve our customers.  DakotaPost is a leader in the mail forwarding industry because we are among the elite few that have this level of technology available.

Join DakotaPost's mail forwarding services today!

Sign up for a plan that suits you
Log in to your DakotaPost online portal
Fill in 3 easy forms to set up your account
Check your online portal for your latest virtual mail

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The information on this website is not considered legal advice.  You should always check with your tax advisor(s) to confirm state laws and how they may apply to your personal situation.

Residency Services FAQ's

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Other services we offer

Mail Forwarding
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Forward your physical mail to DakotaPost and you’ll have access to it via your online client portal on any device, anywhere in the world.
Vehicle Registration
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To save you money, DakotaPost can help you with your vehicle registration. We make registering your car or RV easy with some of the lowest fees in the nation.
Registered Agent
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We will help ensure your company is in compliance with the State of South Dakota by supplying you with a registered agent for your business.

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