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South Dakota Truck Information


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Obtain a License Plate for Operating in South Dakota

A commercial license plate is needed in South Dakota if you are a commercial trucker operating in South Dakota in the transportation of persons or property for hire, compensation, or profit or designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property of more than 500 pounds.

Click here for a list of exemptions from commercial licensing.


Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Forms - forms related to motor vehicles, registration, and fuel taxes.

Department of Public Safety Forms - forms for driver licensing.

South Dakota Driver License Manuals - view online manuals for standard, motorcycle, commercial driver licenses, and hazardous materials endorsements.

For more information on obtaining a commercial license plate, please contact:

South Dakota Department of Revenue
Commercial Licensing
445 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3185
Phone:  605.773.4111
Click here to visit their website