Acceptable IDs in SD
South Dakota Acceptable Forms of ID:
The following types of ID are acceptable for purchasing alcohol in South Dakota
In South Dakota, you need to make a reasonable attempt to investigate the age of the person attempting 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).
Generally acceptable forms of ID include:
- A valid driver's license
- A state issued identification card
- A military ID
- Current passport
Contact information for the SD board is listed below.
South Dakota Department of Revenue
Phone: Telephone: (605) 773-3311
You are encouraged to contact the SD liquor board with any questions you may have about SD's acceptable forms of ID for purchasing alcohol.