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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health
 
 
 
Nurse Licensure Procedures &
Unlicensed Personnel Registration
 
 
 
 

Licensed Nurses:

Expedited Licensure for Military Personnel & Spouses: 

  • A person who is an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, or the spouse of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, AND who is the subject of a military transfer to South Dakota, will receive expedited issuance of license, certificate, registration, renewal or permit for licensure pursuant to SDCL 36-1B. Additionally, no application fee or any other fee payable to the South Dakota Board of Nursing will be required. Click HERE if you are subject to a military transfer to South Dakota.

Registration Procedures for Unlicensed Personnel: