South Dakota Vehicle Registration

Vehicle Registrations

Title Transfers

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Registering your vehicle in South Dakota is made easy with DakotaPost

South Dakota has a variable fee structure for different types of vehicles, and we can assist you with this. You can call our office to schedule an appointment whether you want to visit us in person or take care of your vehicle registration over the phone.


Contact us today at (605) 332-3711 — or (800) 477-2664 if you prefer a toll-free number.

Serving DakotaPost customers only
Non-refundable appointment fee due
at the time of service:
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$65 + Sales Tax
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$130 + Sales Tax
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$195 + Sales Tax
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$260 + Sales Tax
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$325 + Sales Tax
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$390 + Sales Tax
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What you need to change your vehicle registration to South Dakota

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Owned less than 6 months

  • Certificate of Origin (for brand new vehicles) or title if used.
  • Lender name, address, loan number, and fax number for lender if vehicle is financed and dealership titled and paid the sales tax to state you purchased vehicle in.
  • South Dakota Verification of Tax Assessment by Out of State Dealer form completed by Dealership that collected sales tax and paid to any state other than South Dakota.
  • Purchase Agreement.
  • Odometer Disclosure (required for brand new vehicles).
  • One set of vehicle registration forms for each vehicle printed from the DakotaPost website.
  • Payment for Minnehaha County Treasurer is always a Cashier's Check, Money Order, or Credit Card. The Minnehaha County Treasurer will never accept a personal check for any transaction.
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Owned longer than 6 months

  • Title, or lender name, address, loan number, and fax number of lender.
  • One set of vehicle registration forms for each vehicle printed from the DakotaPost website.
  • Payment for Minnahaha County Treasurer is always a Cashier's Check, Money Order, or Credit Card. The Minnehaha County Treasurer will never accept a personal check for any transaction.
  • For all motor homes, travel trailers, 5th wheels, and any kind of trailers you will need documentation of the UNLOADED VEHICLE WEIGHT, as this is what we will use to get license fees.
  • For boats, ATV’s, UTV’s, and leases, please call for forms.

DakotaPost customer reviews

DakotaPost Reviews

Name Surname

Great service, also helped getting our vehicles registered! On our 4th year with them!

Linda B

Very friendly staff and easy as possible sign up process.

Jerry W

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

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

Super helpful and so organized! Best customer service I’ve ever had.

Tami A.

Vehicles in South Dakota FAQs

Can I register my vehicle anywhere in the state?

No, vehicles must be registered in the same county as your South Dakota address.

Do I have to get my vehicles inspected?

No, South Dakota does not require an annual vehicle inspection.

Does the dealership have to do my registration?

No. In most cases, the dealership does not have to do your registration.

Can you assist me in registering my vehicle?

Yes we can and we will! We can assist over the phone and through the mail, just be sure to be enrolled for our mail forwarding service, then contact us and schedule an appointment.

Become a South Dakota resident & register your vehicle here fast!