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GN 00308.080 South Dakota Vital Records

A. Process

All records are available at the State level.

B. Procedure - State Sources

1. Address and FO Code

SD Dept. of Health
Office of Vital Records
600 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-2536

FO Code 718

NOTE: You can find the most up-to-date information from the Ordering South Dakota Vital Records site. In addition, you can find EIN information here .

2. Cost of Copy:

Birth/Death $15.00; Marriage/Divorce $15.00.

3. Type of Payment:

Check, money order or credit card (online or telephone request).

4. Remarks:

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


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200308080
GN 00308.080 - South Dakota Vital Records - 04/27/2017
Batch run: 04/27/2017
Rev:04/27/2017