South Dakota Boating Information
Registration Questions:(615) 773-3541
Boating Registration Website:http://www.state.sd.us/drr2/motorvehicle/title/register.htm#Boats
State Tax Department Website:http://www.state.sd.us/drr2/Revenue.html
Registration Grace Period (Days):90 days
Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:4%
Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:Yes
State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:Yes
Boat Titles Issued:Yes
Notes:Local Sales and Use Tax also apply.

We do not have any boating issues for South Dakota at this time. If you have a boating related alert please email us at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com

Boating Law Administrator(605) 256-5727
Maximum Speed Limit:Posted Speed Limit
Maximum Dimensions For Trailer:53'L x 8'6"W x 14'H
Maximum Overall Length with Vehicle & Trailer:N/A
Minimum Weight Requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:2000 lbs.
Trailer Equipment Requirements:
Safety Chains:Yes
Brake Lights:Yes
Taillights:Yes
Clearance Lights:N/A
License Light:No
Turn Signals:Yes
Reflectors:N/A
Flares:No
Breakaway Brakes:Yes, (Over 2000 lbs.)
Tiedowns:N/A
Two Trailers:Yes, Some limitations,
MAX L 75', MAX L 3RD TRAILER 24'
Insurance:Not required specifically for the trailer, may fall under the vehicle insurance.
Wide Trailer Permit Office:(605) 773-4578
Website:http://lgiinc.com/s_dakota_trucking_permits.html
For specific questions about boating issues or BoatUS Government Affairs, please e-mail the department at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com

South Dakota Boating Alerts:

We do not have any current state alerts at this time. If you have a boating related issue please email us at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com