South Dakota Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

South Dakota marriage divorce recordsCapitol: Pierre
Most Populous City: Sioux Falls
Total Area: 77,184 sq mi 
Total Population (2010): 814180
Website: http://www.sd.gov
Source: Wikipedia

South Dakota marriage records and South Dakota death records issued after July 1905 are available, for a fee and with proper government-issued photo identification, from the Vital Records office or at the Registry of Deeds (http://doh.sd.gov/VitalRecords/County/default.aspx) of the county where the marriage or divorce occurred. Marriages before 1970 are available in person and for same-day issuance only at the county of occurrence. State vital records may be ordered in person by personal check or money order made payable to South Dakota Department of Health; or online by credit card at http://www.vitalchek.com. Information on how to obtain certified copies, available to the individual listed on the record, spouse, child, parent, guardian, next of kin, an authorized or designated agent, or a person with personal or property rights, is also available at the South Dakota Department of Health website (http://doh.sd.gov/VitalRecords/).

For more information on South Dakota vital records, visit South Dakota Birth & Death Vital Records

South Dakota Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Marriage Certificates
South Dakota Department of Health
Vital Records
207 E Missouri, #1A
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605-773-4961
Fax: 605-773-2680
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Direct questions to vitalrecords@state.sd.us.
Record Access Requirements: Anyone who submits an application and the applicable fee can obtain an informational copy of a vital record. Only those related or representing the family can request a certified copy, unless permission is given. See web for exact list.
Search Note: Also include wife's maiden name.

Records Available: Divorce Records
South Dakota Department of Health
Vital Records
207 E Missouri, #1A
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605-773-4961
Fax: 605-773-2680
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Direct questions to vitalrecords@state.sd.us.
Record Access Requirements: Anyone who submits an application and the applicable fee can obtain an informational copy of a vital record. Only those related or representing the family can request a certified copy, unless permission is given. See web for exact list.

Records Available: Statewide Court Records
State Court Administrator
State Capitol Bldg
500 E Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501-5059
Phone: 605-773-3474
Fax: 605-773-8437
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Record Access Requirements: South Dakota has a statewide criminal record search database administrated by this office.
Search Note: Requesters may wish to set up a commercial account by faxing a written request to Jill Gusso, Unified Court System at 605-773-8437 or email jill.gusso@ujs.state.sd.us. Accounts are billed monthly.

Records Available: Criminal Records
Division of Criminal Investigation
Identification Section
1302 E Highway 14, Ste 5
Pierre, SD 57501-8505
Phone: 605-773-3331
Fax: 605-773-2235
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Search Note: The form requires identifying information: color of hair and eyes, height, weight, date of birth, SSN.

Records Available: Incarceration Records
SD Department of Corrections
Central Records Office
PO Box 5911
Pierre, SD 57117
Phone: 605-367-5140
Fax: 605-367-5584
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4PM
Note: While online searching is not provided for inmates, there is a web search for escapees, walkaways, and parole absconders at http://doc.sd.gov/adult/wanted/.
Record Access Requirements: The computerized records system does not track records back further than those inmates who were discharged in 1985.
Search Note: Location, conviction and sentencing information are available.

South Dakota County Marriage & Divorce Vital Records


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