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Regular license plates

Normal plate (2006 series). 9 = Lawrence County
Personalized plate (2006 series)
Personalized plate (2006 series)
Personalized plate (2006 series)
Normal plate (2000 series). 15 = Butte County
Normal plate (1995 series). 5 = Codington County
Normal plate (1990 series). 15 = Butte County
Normal plate (1990 series). 23 = Deuel County
Normal plate (1986 series). 27 = Fall River County
Normal plate (1976 series). BU = Butte County
Normal plate (1968 series). 55 = Roberts County
Normal plate (1965 series). 31 = Haakon County
Normal plate (1963 series). 49 = Meade County
Normal plate (1945 series). 7 = Brown County
Normal plate (1935 series). 45 = McPherson County
Upper plate: normal plate (1924 series)<br>Lower plate: truck plate (1923 series). T = truck
Motorcycle plate (2006 series). M = motorcycle
Motorcycle plate (2006 series). M = motorcycle


Special license plates

Handicapped driver's plate. DP = disabled person
Commercial vehicle's plate. C = commercial
Commercial vehicle's plate (old style)
Commercial vehicle's plate (old style)
Commercial vehicle's plate (old style)
Truck plate (1975 series). T = truck
Truck plate (1974 series). T = truck
Truck plate (1970 series). T = truck
Truck plate (1969 series). T = truck
Truck plate (1968 series). T = truck
Truck plate (1966 series). T = truck
Truck plate (1965 series). T = truck
Truck plate (1960 series). T = truck
Apportioned plate (inter-state commercial vehicles, rear plate)<br>PR = prorate
Apportioned plate (inter-state commercial vehicles, front plate)
Trailer plate. T = trailer
Trailer plate (old style). T = trailer
Exempt trailer plate. TRL = trailer
Apportioned trailer plate (inter-state commercial vehicles)<br>TLR = trailer. PERM = permanent
Trailer ID plate (pulled by non-commercial vehicles)
Amateur radio plate (1980 series) from Hughes County
Government owned vehicle's plate. CO = county government
Government owned vehicle's plate. CTY = city government
Government owned vehicle's plate. S = school
Indian tribal plate. OST = Oglala Sioux Tribe
'77' dealer plate for vehicles owned by a dealer
Dealer/test plate. D = dealer
Temporary dealer plate for owners of newly purchased vehicles<br>D = dealer
Temporary dealer plate for owners of newly purchased vehicles<br>D = dealer
Temporary dealer motorcycle plate for owners of newly purchased motorcycles<br>D = dealer


Specialty license plates

Special interest plate 'Blue Knights' (base plate plus sticker)
Special interest plate 'Great Seal' (base plate plus sticker)
Special interest plate 'Veterans of Foreign Wars' (base plate plus sticker)
Special interest plate (base plate with a buffalo sticker)
Special interest plate (base plate without sticker)
Special interest plate (base plate without sticker)
Special interest plate (base plate without sticker)
Specialty plate for certified firefighters. FF = firefighter


Military license plates

Military private plate 'Combat Wounded' (Purple Heart medal)
Military private plate 'Bronze Star'
Military private plate 'Disabled Veteran'
Military private plate 'Army Veteran'
Military private plate 'Navy Veteran'
Military private plate 'Air Force Retired Veteran'
Military private plate 'Marine Corps Combat Veteran'
Military private plate 'Desert Storm Veteran'
Military private plate 'Iraqi Freedom Veteran'
Military private plate 'Afghanistan Veteran'
Military private plate 'National Guard'. NG = National Guard
Military private plate 'National Guard' (old style). NG = National Guard


More information on current South Dakota license plates can be found on the web site
of the Division of Motor Vehicles of the South Dakota Department of Revenue.