Instant Access to South Dakota State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

South Dakota Public Records

The  South Dakota State Records website provides every  South Dakota resident with tools to access public records. This ensures California residents are able to use their right to access and obtain public records, in accordance with the  South Dakota Sunshine Law, which presumes all government information and records are available to the public: Codified Laws.

This website ensures that all members of the general public have the right to access South Dakota state public records, without requiring a party to specify a reason for needing the information, or revealing any personal information providing that said record is not confidential by law or court order.

South Dakota State Records contain the information about Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks; including over 8 million transparent public records.