South Dakota License Plate Lookup

Name Phone Number License Plate VIN
Name Phone Number License Plate VIN

South Dakota License Plate Lookup Instructions

To begin a South Dakota vehicle record search by license plate you’ll need a couple of things. First, you’ll need to know the full SD plate number and the second is an acceptable reason to perform your search. Once you’ve made it through those first couple of steps you can view a variety of vehicle information such as owner details, vehicle history reports, vehicle options and specs, salvaged or junk titles and more. The South Dakota license plate lookup tool is unofficial and for reference only. This is not a service offered by the South Dakota motor vehicle dept. Please search responsible and if you encounter any difficulties or have questions about your search you can reach out via blog, phone or email for assistance.

South Dakota Vehicle Records May Include

  • Owner Information For That Vehicle
  • A Vehicle History Report  
  • Vehicle Options and Specifications  
  • Vehicle Title Verification  
  • Salvage and Junk Records  
  • Vital Stats of The Vehicle  
  • Accident and Loss Records 
  • Verify Odometer Accuracy

Car Owner SearchWhy People in South Dakota Run a Vehicle Plate Search

Vehicle information is in high demand in South Dakota and one of the top reasons is researching used cars. This can range from a title verification and vehicle history to owner information. Other people want to search a license plate or VIN to find out if a car was abandoned or stolen. There are many allowable reasons to lookup vehicle information via the state and privacy laws. One of the benefits that people using the South Dakota vehicle record resources, offered by, is being able to access the vehicle information on the fly and have the ability to perform unlimited searches.

A Fun Fact About South Dakota License Plates

The state of South Dakota started requiring license plates by SD automobile owners to be displayed on the vehicles starting in 1905 but it wasn’t until 1913 that the state actually issued plates. In the beginning, the automobile owners were required to provide their own and they were usually made of porcelain with the numbers painted on.

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South Dakota License Plate Search FAQs

Who can lookup a South Dakota license plate number?

It's possible for both law enforcement and civilians to lookup a South Dakota license plate number. Civilians will need a proper reason that falls under the South Dakota DPPA regulations in order to perform a license plate search

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Last Updated: 2016-11-28

Please be aware that the information obtained using searches may not always be accurate and up to date as we do not create, verify, or guarantee the accuracy or the amount of information provided through our service. Data availability is largely dependent on various public sources from which the information is aggregated. is not a consumer reporting agency as defined by Fair Credit Reporting Act and should not be used to determine an individual’s eligibility for personal credit or employment, or to assess risk associated with any business transactions such as tenant screening. By using the services offered through this website you agree to comply with all of the conditions set forth in our terms and privacy disclosure. The information obtained from our searches is not to be used for any unlawful purposes such as stalking or harassing others, or investigating public officials or celebrities. Violators may be subject to civil and criminal litigation and penalties. All searches are subject to our terms and applicable laws.