Application forms may be printed directly from the links below, by writing The South Dakota Board of Optometry, PO Box 6, Langford, SD 57454, or by calling 605-493-6504. The South Dakota Law and Ethics exam will be scheduled to be proctored by a board member in South Dakota after receipt of the application. Information needed for this exam can be accessed directly from this website under the statutes and rules links.
The application may be typed in the PDF form, but must be printed and then signed by a notary prior to mailing. The application fee must accompany this notarized document. Internet Explorer is the recommended browser for State Eforms, For more information, including special instructions for Microsoft Edge users please see: https://www.state.sd.us/eforms/secure/eforms/Instructions%20for%20using%20fillable%20Eforms.pdf
References and state license verifications are required as part of the licensure process. For your convenience, copies of these documents can be found here for electronic transmission: