South Dakota: Become A Notary: South Dakota Notaries are commissioned by the Secretary of State for a 6-year term. An application fee is required.

South Dakota Requirements:

  • You must a resident or reside in a bordering state and work in South Dakota
  • You must be able to purchase a notary stamp or seal.
  • You must complete the oath and purchase a bond.

Requirements to become a Notary Public in South Dakota are subject to change. Visit the South Dakota Notary Public page for details and updates on becoming a notary in South Dakota. Additional requirements may apply.