South Dakota Drivers License Renewal

Renewing your Driver License

If your driver's license is about to expire, you need to act now. Renewing your license before it's too late can save you a lot of time and money. Our staff has researched the driver's license renewal process for every state, so all the information you need is right here at your fingertips. Click "Continue" below to get started..



Renew your license in South Dakota

How to renew your license in South Dakota


Your license will be valid for five years, and must be renewed in person at an exam station office.

If you don't know the status of your license get a copy of your driving record and this will tell you.

Renew your license by mail:

Active members of the military, their dependents, Peace Corp members, and missionaries who are temporarily living outside the state may renew their license by mail by following the state's instructions.

How to renew in Person:

  • Show your driver's license.
  • Pass the vision test.
  • Pay the $20 fee.