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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Order Divorce Records

Please select the method most convenient for you to order divorce records/certificates for more information.

Order in person

Order in person at the State Office. You will be required to complete and sign an application, submit the appropriate fee and provide proof of identity.

Payments Accepted:
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money Order
  • Credit/Debit Card ($2.50 surcharge)

Order by mail

Order by mail to the State Office. Mail requests require a completed application, signed in front of a notary OR a clear copy of a photo ID, along with the appropriate fee.

Payments Accepted:
  • Check
  • Money Order

Phone and Internet Orders

For your convenience, you can process phone or online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached either through its website, www.vitalchek.com, or by phone at 1-605-773-4961.

All major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Charges:  
Certificate $15.00
Vital Chek Fee $6.50
Expedite Fee $5.00
Optional UPS Next Day $17.50

 

Cost and qualification links for receiving documents.