South Dakota Incorporation Forms

IncorporationForms.org has 16 South Dakota forms for registering and maintaining business entities such as Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and Partnerships, and protecting intellectual property and branding with Trademarks, Copyrights, and Fictitious Names.

Please be sure to verify you are submitting the most recent version of the correct form(s) when submitting any business-related forms to the South Dakota Department Of State!

After ensuring your future business has an available name using the tool below, follow these steps to form your corporation or limited liability company.


South Dakota's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for creating a For Profit Corporation in South Dakota. The cost is $150 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form for reserving a name for a Business Corporation in South Dakota. The cost is $25 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Certificate of Authority

This is a form for registering a For Profit Corporation formed in a state other then South Dakota so that that Corporation can do business in South Dakota. The cost is $750 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Registration of Corporate Name

This is a form for registering a name for a For Profit Corporation formed in a state other then South Dakota. The cost is $25 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Articles of Organization

This is a form for creating a Limited Liability Company in South Dakota. The cost is $150 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Reservation of LLC Name

This is a form for reserving a name for a Limited Liability Company for use in South Dakota. The cost is $25 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Certificate of Authority Application

This is a form for registering a Limited Liability Company formed in a state other then South Dakota or a country other then the United States so that that Company can do business in South Dakota. The cost is $750 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Registration of LLC Name

This is a form for registering a name for a Limited Liability Company formed in a state other then South Dakota or a country other then the United States. The cost is $25 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for creating a Nonprofit Corporation in South Dakota. The cost is $30 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Reservation of Nonprofit Name

This is a form for reserving a name for a Nonprofit Corporation for use in South Dakota. The cost is $25 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Non-Stock Application for Certificate of Authority

This is a form for registering a Nonprofit Corporation (Nonstock) formed in a state other then South Dakota or a country other then the United States so that that Corporation can do business in South Dakota. The cost is $125 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Registration of a Domestic Registered Limited Liability Partnership

This is a form for creating a Limited Liability Partnership in South Dakota. The cost is $125 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Registration of a Foreign Registered Limited Liability Partnership

This is a form for registering a Limited Liability Partnership formed in a state other then South Dakota or a country other then the United States so that that Partnership can do business in South Dakota. The cost is $125 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Domestic Certificate of Limited Partnership

This is a form for creating a Limited Partnership in South Dakota. The cost is $125 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Reservation of Limited Partnership Name

This is a form for reserving a name for a Limited Partnership for use in South Dakota. The cost is $25 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota's Foreign Limited Partnership Registration

This is a form for registering a Limited Partnership formed in a state other then South Dakota so that that Partnership can do business in South Dakota. The cost is $125 and this form and a photocopy of the completed form need to be submitted.

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South Dakota Incorporation Information

Business Name Check

Use South Dakota's offical business name lookup service to check the availability of your business' name ahead of time.

Offical Name Check

Managing Department

South Dakota Department Of State

Phone Number

(605) 773-3537

Address for All Forms

Use this address to submit requests for anything Business related in the state of South Dakota.

Secretary of State Office
500 E Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501

Forms & Fees Sources

Forms Source: https://sdsos.gov/business-services/corporations/corporate-forms/nonprofit-corporations.aspx

Fees Source: https://sdsos.gov/general-information/filing-fees.aspx#corporations

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