South Dakota Vital Records


View Vital Records Information for Other States

How to Obtain South Dakota Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of South Dakota birth certificates, South Dakota marriage licenses, South Dakota divorce decrees and South Dakota death records. There are also useful links to past South Dakota Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on this site's homepage

South Dakota birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Vital Records
State Department of Health
207 East Missouri Avenue, Suite 1-A
Pierre, SD 57501

South Dakota birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The South Dakota Department of Health may be contacted by phone on (605) 773-4961 or online at

State office has records filed after July 1905

Order Birth, Death, Marriage and Divorce Certificates Online Now


Other South Dakota Vital Records Resources
I have included these additional sites because they may contain South Dakota vital records (birth records, marriage records, divorce records or death records) that you might find useful if you are conducting genealogy research:

World's Largest Newspaper Archive instantly search 12 million newspaper pages of birth, marriage, death and obituary announcements etc. from 1690 - today

Search Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Records Online - Instant Results over 2.5 Billion records

South Dakota Birth Records free online birth indexes for South Dakota

Search South Dakota Marriage Records Online - a comprehensive collection of many online marriage databases for South Dakota indexed in county order

USGenweb Archives Project - South Dakota USGenWeb is an archive of free databases including vital and other records such as marriages, church records, wills,censuses and cemetery records.

View Vital Records Information for Other States

visit our other free genealogy sites:  Free Genealogy Search Engines     Discovering Surnames   Genealogy of the UK

 copyright 2013 All Rights Reserved