Madison and remaining SD Driver License Exam Stations to open next week

The driver license exam station in Madison and 19 other locations will be open by appointment only starting the week of June 15th.  

Appointments for new driver or commercial driver licenses and ID cards can now be made online for those exam stations.  

Similar appointments are still being made for exam stations already open in Aberdeen, Brookings, Huron, Mitchell, Mobridge, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, Watertown and Yankton.

The website address is Due to heavy website traffic, please be patient.

Individuals needing to renew certain South Dakota driver licenses are asked not to schedule renewal appointments at exam stations at this time. Governor Kristi Noem has extended the temporary extension of the expiration date for those licenses until March 30th of 2021.  

The extension covers driver licenses, motorcycle operator licenses, restricted minor’s permits, motorcycle restricted minor’s permits, non-driver identification cards or commercial driver’s licenses.

Driver licenses also can be renewed online or by calling 605-773-6883.