Become a South Dakota Notary Public

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South Dakota Notary Commission Overview

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Importance of South Dakota Notary Training

As a notary public in the State of South Dakota, you have unlimited financial liability on every document you notarize. You do not want to take the office of Notary Public lightly. The South Dakota Online Notary Course is the fastest, easiest and most affordable way for you to learn what to do and how to protect yourself as a notary. Whether you are a new or current notary public, you should spend some time learning the laws.


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

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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

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

Phone: (605) 773-3537
Email: Notary@state.sd.us