South Dakota DPS Resources

Get a South Dakota Driver License

First-time drivers, new residents of South Dakota and even non-citizens of the United States must apply for a drivers license to legally operate vehicles on state roads.

DPS Links

South Dakota Driver Manual

South Dakota CDL Manual

South Dakota Motorcycle Manual

Driver manuals provide information on safe driving rules and practices all drivers should know. They provide information on all aspects of driving. Be sure to read the entire manual carefully. If you do not read and study the manual, you may not pass the knowledge test required for obtaining a driver license.