Notary Public Commissions

As of April 12, 2024, all Notary applications received in our office through April 12, 2024 at 4:30pm have been processed and are pending approval from the Attorney General’s Office before final certification.

NOTE: Please expect a minimum of 14 business days for the complete processing of a notary application.


Reference Information:

If you have any questions or if we can be of any further service to you, feel free to contact our office at (605)773-4845 or email us at

Search Notary Public Commission Records
Provides the public with the means to verify active notary public commissions through searches by name, expiration date, city or county.
Request Notary Database Download
Complete the form to request a download of the South Dakota Notary Database.
South Dakota Notary Handbook
Provides guidelines, processes and South Dakota statutes regarding notaries public.
Print Paper Forms
- Notary Application Form
- Notary Change Request Form