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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Fees

Per ARSD 44:09:06:02, vital records are released only as certified or informational copies. See applicable fees below. Fees are payable to the South Dakota Department of Health.

Certified or informational copy of birth, death, marriage or divorce record, verification or notification of record searched $15.00
Certificate of birth resulting in a stillbirth $10.00
Expedite fee (only applies to phone and internet requests) includes shipping via regular mail, handling and electronic authentication. If UPS shipment is requested, customer will pay the additional shipping costs. $11.50

Preparation and filing of a delayed birth, death or marriage certificate (fee does not include a certified or informational copy). $15.00
Amending a birth, death or marriage record 1 year or more after the event (fee does not include a certified or informational copy). Certified or informational copies already purchased can be exchanged at no cost. (Requires an amendment form) $8.00

Preparation of new birth certificate with paternity (fee does not include a certified or informational copy). $5.00
Preparation of a new birth certificate following adoption (fee does not include a certified or informational copy) $15.00

Fee waivers for MilitaryHead Start, school enrollment, baseball)

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