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South Dakota Car Title

How to Transfer Car Title in South Dakota

When selling your car, there is a little paperwork that needs to be done. But we want to make it as easy as possible to transfer car title in South Dakota. The process of South Dakota title transfer is actually pretty simple. By working with an South Dakota title office, you can transfer title in no time. 

South Dakota Car Title Front
South Dakota Car Title Back

How to Sign Over a South Dakota Car Title

  1. Print your name on the back of the title for “Printed Name of Seller”.
  2. Sign your name on the back of the title for “Signature of Seller”.
  3. Print the name of the car buyer on the back of the title for “Buyer Name”.

Make sure to double check the front and back of the title to confirm the information. It is important not to make any mistakes or errant marks when titling in South Dakota. Not only could it cause confusion in verifying ownership, but it could cause you to need to replace the title all together. In the event you do damage or lose your South Dakota car title, you can get it replaced at the DMV.

How to Replace Lost Title in South Dakota

Whether you need to replace or duplicate a vehicle title in South Dakota, the steps are easy. Even though it’s possible to sell a car with no title, getting your title replaced provides the safest and highest paying options. 

  1. Fill out any forms from the South Dakota DMV.
  2. Provide a copy of your Photo ID for all owners.
  3. Pay the South Dakota car title fee by check, cashier’s check, or money order made out to South Dakota Division of Motor Vehicles.

To apply by mail, send the documents and payment to your local South Dakota DMV Department.

To apply in person, visit your local South Dakota DMV and make sure to schedule an appointment.