Become a South Dakota Notary Public

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South Dakota Notary Commission Overview

The step-by-step process for becoming a notary public in the state of South Dakota is detailed below. Once you are ready to shop for supplies, simply visit our store. As a national provider of notary supplies, notary bonds, insurance, and training, has pretty much everything you need to become a South Dakota notary public.


South Dakota Notary Supplies Package

This package includes everything you need to become a South Dakota notary or to renew your notary commission: a 6-year $5,000 South Dakota notary bond, a self-inking South Dakota notary stamp, and a notary journal.

How to Become a Notary Public in South Dakota

Step-by-Step Instructions

How to Become a South Dakota Notary Public

1. Purchase your South Dakota notary seal.

2. Affix your seal to the Notary Public Application. The application is the same for new and renewing notaries.

3. Purchase a South Dakota notary bond.

4. Send the completed application, with the bond and the $30 fee, to: Secretary of State 500 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 204 Pierre, SD 57501


Commission Term: 6 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: SD Resident or employed in SD and reside in a bordering state
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $5,000
Application Fee: $30
Eligibility: No felony convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English

South Dakota Secretary of State
500 E. Capitol Avenue, Suite 204
Pierre, SD 57501

Phone: (605) 773-3537