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HomeWhat is the law regarding forms of IDs?

In South Dakota, you need to make a reasonable attempt to investigate the age of the person
imageattempting to purchase alcohol. This is done by thoroughly examining an age-bearing photo ID that would, according to the SD Statutes, "appear valid to a reasonable and prudent person." (35-9-1.2)

What are acceptable forms of ID in South Dakota?

Generally acceptable forms of ID include:
  • A valid driver's license
  • A state issued identification card
  • A military ID
  • Current passport
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