Sunday May 31, 2020
Hours 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday


Renewal of Vehicle License tags at
COUNTY FAIR FOOD STORES  or on-line purchase Vehicle License Tags

Searching Records at Register of Deeds is
by appointment only –  605-995-8616.

Form Link below for Vital Records
or forms in Courthouse Foyer.
Copy machine in Foyer to  copy
your Gov’t Issued I.D. Place
completed forms in Drop Box in Foyer
plus $15 fee per vital record required.

Pay Taxes on Line 
Vital Records Mail In Form
Voter Registration Form
Absentee Ballot Application Form






David Beintema

Phone: (605) 995-8617
Fax: (605) 990-8618

Appointed in 2018

Mailing Address:
Davison County Courthouse
200 East 4th Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Administrator: David Beintema

  • Office: (605) 995-8617
  • Fax: (605) 990-8618
  • Office Location: Davison County Courthouse, 1st Floor
  • Office Hours: 8-5pm Monday – Friday (excluding holidays)


Tonya Ford –


Property Tax Information

  • The first half of property taxes are due April 30, and the second half are due October 31 of each year. Please bring your tax notices with you.
  • There is a 10% Annual penalty for delinquent taxes.
  • Those wishing to pay by credit card may do so by visiting the online property tax payments link below. Credit card fees vary.

  • Tax payments may be sent to the Treasurer’s Office at 200 East 4th Ave., Mitchell, SD 57301 and MUST be postmarked by April 30 or October 31, respectively. Please send your tax stubs to ensure proper credit to the correct parcels of land. Receipts will be mailed if the tax payment is accompanied by a stamped envelope.

Search Property Tax Values in Davison County


Online Property Tax Payments

To Pay Property Taxes, click Pay Property Taxes

ESCROW COMPANIES~ Call us at 605-995-8617 for rates to get the file directly downloaded to you.

Davison County Online Payments

  • Auditor Misc Fees
  • Confinement Fees
  • County Poor Lien Fees
  • Court Appointed Attorney Fees
  • Juvenile Detention Fees
  • Property Tax Fees
  • Treasurer Misc Fees


South Dakota License renewal schedule:

Registration on commercial, non-commercial, trailers, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and boats are done on a staggered licensing system based on the first letter of the owner’s last name or in the case of a business on the beginning letter of the business’ name. We accept cash, check or credit card/debit card (cc/dc fees will apply)  A driver’s license, Social Security Number, or FEIN is REQUIRED for at least ONE owner of vehicle to renew. Renewal months are as follows:South Dakota License renewal schedule:

 January   A / B
 February   C / D / E
 March   F / G / J
 May   H / I / O
 June   K / L
 July   M / N
 August   P / Q / R
 September   S
 November   T / U / V / W / X / Y / Z

Motor Vehicle Registration/Title Information

Licenses are renewable up to 90 days before assigned month (in person or by mail). Please have the titled owners drivers license number or social security number available for vehicles you wish to license.

A Self Service Terminal is located at County Fair of Mitchell (24 Hours a day) – (IF THEY ARE NOT EXPIRED More than 90 Days) You can also renew online at: sdcars.

When registering a vehicle you have recently purchased, please bring the SD drivers license or social security number of all individuals to be placed on the title.

Titles with open liens cannot be transferred. Liens are indicated on the front lower portion of the title, and can be released at the Treasurer’s office.

Handicap Permit – Your Doctor should have these applications in their office to fill out. If you currently have one that will expire within 2 months you can have it renewed by just filling out a new application in the Treasurer’s Office.

If you are moving to South Dakota from another state we will need

  1. Out of State Drivers License
  2. Social Security Card
  3. Title
    1. If the title is electronic because there is a lien then please bring in your lien holder name and a fax number and the registration for your vehicle.
      1. Once we receive the paper title then we will have you come back in with your drivers license, social security card and mileage to transfer the title and plates.



If you paid tax in another state you will need a form signed by the dealer to verify the tax was paid or you will be required to pay 4% SD excise tax.

Trailers, Travel Trailers, Campers, horse trailer, etc. (excludes Semi Trailers) – You must have a scale ticket, printed picture of the scale tag attached to trailer or the manual that states the dry weight, un-laden weight, or empty weight.

GVWR – Gross vehicle weight will not work as this is the maximum weight and we need the empty weight for licensing.

Other requirements:

  • Number of Wheels
  • Color
  • Width and Length
  • Purchase Order
State of South Dakota Motor Vehicle Forms

Passport Information

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Fill out the application in BLACK INK ONLY
  • Do NOT sign the application until you come into the office
  • Do NOT use white out for mistakes. Use one line to cross out the mistake.
  • Parents names should be listed as printed on birth certificate.
Need to bring into the Treasurer’s Office

1. Certified Copy of birth certificate
2. Passport Picture –  We offer passport pictures for $15.00
3. Valid Driver’s License
4. Personal Checks

For current passport fee information please visit Travel.State.Gov at the following link: Passport fees

Contact Info

Telephone: 605-995-8617
Fax: 605-990-8618


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