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South Dakota Background Checks







Background Check Resources in the State of South Dakota

Background checks are regulated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Most state laws concerning public records and background checks are very liberal and straightforward. In the State of South Dakota, public documents are available for anyone who wants to get through appropriate channels official state agency. Background checks are essential to the ability of parties to enter into various legally binding and as such are always a great idea. Background checks typically require written permission before performing the investigation. Occasionally, you may obtain reports without permission, but the findings can lack in-depth details.

If the background check negatively affects the consumer, the party accessing public records must furnish a copy of the report and an overview of consumer rights set up by the FCRA, and allow the consumer fair time to challenge the report. Due to the increased threat of identity theft, some states (eg California), now can require the employer to provide a copy of background check to the consumer, regardless of its content.Call the numbers below (or visit the websites listed) to know how to access the specific background information you are seeking. Public information may be accessed online or by phone, mail or in person.

It is always better to call before you send written questions to obtain accurate information addressing / ordering.

South Dakota Cities

South Dakota Background Check Contact Information

South Dakota State Information Hot Line:
(605) 773-3011

South Dakota State Website:
www.state.sd.us

Criminal Records
Division of Criminal Investigation
Office of Attorney General
500 E Capitol
Pierre SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-3331
(605) 773-4629 (fax)
http://dci.sd.gov

Driving Records
Department of Commerce
Office of Driver Licensing
118 W. Capitol
Pierre SD 57501
(605) 773-6883
(605) 773-3018 (fax)

Vehicle Ownership Information
Division of Motor Vehicles
Information Section
445 E. Capitol Ave
Pierre SD 57501-3100
(605) 773-3541
(605) 773-2550 (fax)

Vital Statistics
(birth, death, divorce, marriage)
Department of Health
Vital Records
600 E. Capitol
Pierre SD 57501-2536
(605) 773-4961
(605) 7735683 (fax)

Business/Corporate Records
Corporation Division
Secretary of State
500 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-4845
(605) 773-33539 (fax)
www.sdsos.gov/corporations

Workers Compensation Information
Labor Department
Workers Compensation Division
700 Governors Drive
Pierre SD 57501
(605) 773-3681
(605) 773-4211 (fax)
www.state.sd.us/dol/dlm/dlm-home.htm

UCCs and Federal Tax Liens
Secretary of State
UCC Division
500 East Capitol
Pierre SD 57501-5077
(605) 773-4422
(605) 773-4550 (fax)
www.sdsos.gov/ucc

City-County Cross Index

Aurora County
P.O. Box 397
Plankinton, SD 57368-0366
(605) 942-7161
P.O. Box 55
Huron, SD 57350
(605) 942-7165

Bennett County
P.O. Box 433
Martin, SD 57551
(605) 685-6969

Bon Homme County
Box 3
Tyndall, SD 57066
(605) 589-4215

Brookings County
314 6th Ave.
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 688-4200

Brown County
Box 1307
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 626-2451

Brule County
300 S. Courtland, Suite 110
Chamberlain, SD 57325
(605) 734-4580

Buffalo County
Courthouse Square
Gann Valley, SD 57341
(605) 293-3234

Butte County
839 5th Ave.
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
(605) 892-2516

Campbell County
P.O. Box 148
Mound City, SD 57646-0148
(605) 955-3536

Charles Mix County
P.O. Box 206
Lake Andes, SD 57356
(605) 487-7511

Clark County
P.O. Box 294
Clark, SD 57225-0294
(605) 532-5851

Clay County
P.O. Box 536
Vermillion, SD 57069-0536
(605) 677-6755

Codington County
P.O. Box 1054
Watertown, SD 57201-3611
(605) 882-5095

Corson County
P.O. Box 256
McIntosh, SD 57641-0256
(605) 273-4201

Custer County
420 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Custer, SD 57730
(605) 673-4816

Davison County
200 E. 4th St.
Mitchell, SD 57301
(605) 995-8105

Day County
710 W. 1st St.
Webster, SD 57274-1396
(605) 345-3771

Deuel County
P.O. Box 308
Clear Lake, SD 57226-0308
(605) 874-2120

Dewey County
P.O. Box 117
Timber Lake, SD 57656-0117
(605) 865-3566

Douglas County
P.O. Box 267
Armour, SD 57313
(605) 724-2585

Edmunds County
P.O. Box 386
Ipswich, SD 57451
(605) 426-6671

Fall River County
906 N. River St.
Hot Springs, SD 57747
(605) 745-5131

Faulk County
P.O. Box 309
Faulkton, SD 57438-0309
(605) 598-6223

Grant County
P.O. Box 587
Milbank, SD 57252-0587
(605) 432-5482

Gregory County
P.O. Box 437
Burke, SD 57523-0437
(605) 775-2665

Haakon County
P.O. Box 100
Philip, SD 57567
(605) 859-2627

Hamlin County
P.O. Box 56
Hayti, SD 57241
(605) 783-3751

Hand County
415 W. 1st Ave.
Miller, SD 57362-1346
(605) 853-3337

Hanson County
P.O. Box 500
Alexandria, SD 57311-0500
(605) 239-4446

Harding County
P.O. Box 101
Buffalo, SD 57720
(605) 375-3351

Hughes County
104 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-3713

Hutchinson County
140 Euclid
Olivet, SD 57052-2103
(605) 387-4215

Hyde County
P.O. Box 342
Highmore, SD 57345
(605) 852-2512

Jackson County
P.O. Box 248
Kadoka, SD 57543-0248
(605) 837-2122

Jerauld County
P.O. Box 452
Wessington Springs, SD 57382-0452
(605) 539-1202

Jones County
P.O. Box 446
Murdo, SD 57559-0446
(605) 669-2361

Kingsbury County
P.O. Box 176
De Smet, SD 57231
(605) 854-3811

Lake County
County Courthouse
200 E. Center
Madison, SD 57042
(605) 256-5644

Lawrence County
P.O. Box 565
Deadwood, SD 57732
(605) 578-2040

Lincoln County
100 E. 5th St.
Canton, SD 57013
(605) 987-5891

Lyman County
P.O. Box 98
Kennebec, SD 57544-0098
(605) 869-2277

Marshall County
P.O. Box 130
Britton, SD 57430-0130
(605) 448-5213

McCook County
P.O. Box 338
Salem, SD 57058
(605) 425-2781

McPherson County
County Courthouse
Box 129
Leola, SD 57456
(605) 439-3361

Meade County
1425 Sherman St.
Sturgis, SD 57785-0447
(605) 347-4411

Mellette County
P.O. Box 183
White River, SD 57579-0183
(605) 259-3230

Miner County
P.O. Box 546
Howard, SD 57349
(605) 772-4612

Minnehaha County
415 N. Dakota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-2465
(605) 367-5900

Moody County
County Courthouse, P.O. Box 247
Flandreau, SD 57028-0247
(605) 997-3181

Pennington County
315 St Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-2575

Perkins County
P.O. Box 127
Bison, SD 57620-0127
(605) 244-5626

Potter County
201 S. Exene St.
Gettysburg, SD 57442
(605) 765-9472

Roberts County
411 2nd Ave. East
Sisseton, SD 57262-1495
(605) 698-3395

Sanborn County
P.O. Box 295
Woonsocket, SD 57385-0295
(605) 796-4515

Shannon County
906 N. River St.
Hot Springs, SD 57747-1387
(605) 745-5131

Spink County
P.O. Box 226
Redfield, SD 57469
(605) 472-4535

Stanley County
P.O. Box 596
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
(605) 223-7735

Sully County
P.O. Box 265
Onida, SD 57564-0265
(605) 258-2535

Todd County
200 E. 3rd St.
Winner, SD 57580-1806
(605) 842-2266

Tripp County
200 E. 3rd St.
Winner, SD 57580-1806
(605) 842-2266

Turner County
P.O. Box 485
Parker, SD 57053-0485
(605) 297-3115

Union County
P.O. Box 757
Elk Point, SD 57025
(605) 356-2132

Walworth County
P.O. Box 159
Selby, SD 57472-
(605) 649-7311

Yankton County
P.O. Box 694
Yankton, SD 57078-0694
(605) 668-3080

Ziebach County
P.O. Box 68
Dupree, SD 57623-0068
(605) 365-5159

South Dakota Criminal Records

Below are South Dakota's Offenses Known to Law Enforcement as reported by the FBI in the year 2010

  • Total All Classes: 0
  • Violent Crime: 0
  • Property Crime: 0
  • Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible Rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Larceny Theft: 0
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Other Assaults: 0
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting: 0
  • Fraud: 0
  • Embezzlement: 0
  • Stolen Property Buying Receiving Possessing: 0
  • Vandalism: 0
  • Weapons Carrying Possessing etc: 0
  • Prostitution and Commercialized Vice: 0
  • Sex Offenses Except Forcible Rape and Prostitution: 0
  • Drug Abuse Violations: 0
  • Gambling: 0
  • Offenses Against the Family and Children: 0
  • Driving Under the Influence: 0
  • Liquor Laws: 0
  • Drunkenness: 0
  • Disorderly Conduct: 0
  • Vagrancy: 0
  • All Other Offenses Except Traffic: 0
  • Suspicion: 0
  • Curfew and Loitering Law Violations: 0
  • Number of Agencies:
  • Estimated Population: