May 31, 2016

Register of Deeds

Notice about personal information recorded on register of deeds documents.

Application for a copy of Vital Records:

Application for multiple Vital Records:

Fee Waiver for Vital Records:


Helpful Information:

There are no searchable records online. Please contact the Register of Deeds by phone or email with any information requests.

The county Register of Deeds issues and/or files marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, burial permits, real estate transactions (including deeds, mortgages and mortgage transfers), federal and state tax liens, state unemployment tax liens, military discharge records, and business name registrations.  The Register of Deeds is also responsible for recording all liens, survey plat certificates and county welfare liens. The Register of Deeds is the official county record keeper.

Register of Deeds:
Melody Engebretson
906 N. River St.
Hot Springs, SD  57747
Phone: (605) 745-5139
Fax:  (605) 745-3708

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