This website can serve as a resource guide for notaries public
in South Dakota. You will find links to the State’s notary
statutes, definitions of terms commonly used in performing
notarial acts, and the procedures for becoming a notary public
in South Dakota. In addition, we hope this information will make
the notary conscious of his or her responsibilities and
position of a notary public should not be taken lightly. Once
appointed and commissioned, a notary public becomes a public
officer charged with "special trust and confidence in integrity
and ability." To faithfully serve the public, the notary public
must be knowledgeable about his or her responsibilities.
is our hope that this information will be a valuable resource
for notaries public in South Dakota. If you have any questions
or if we can be of any further service to you, feel free to
contact our office.