Call (605) 773-4961 for a telephone request or request the record online. The charge
to use Visa/Mastercard is $10.
All requests should be sent directly to the Office of Vital Records. Processing time
may take 2-3 business days plus mailing time.
Records were first kept in SD beginning 1905.
Veterans can obtain a certified copy from the State at no charge if needed for an
SSA claim. Contact the Vital Records Office for the waiver of fee form.
Can FO verify, certify or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No