• We are still processing brand renewal payments postmarked in March 2020.

  •  After the March postmarked payments are receipted, we will

  • begin processing the payments postmarked in April.  We have several payments to process yet.  

  • Per Executive Order, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, State Offices are closed. Brand Board staff are doing their best to provide services remotely.   

  • BRAND RENEWALS PAYMENTS, sent by mail, MUST BE POSTMARKED on or before MAY 1, 2020.

  • Returned BRAND Renewal Notices List 2020     This is the list of returned brand renewal notices as of 03/27/2020.  If you know anybody on this list, please have them call into the office with a correct mailing address so we can get their notice(s) sent out.  

  • Any brands, not renewed,  will not be available as abandoned brands until May 2022.   The Brand Board is required to hold brands, not renewed during the renewal period, for a two year re-record period.   

  • Shipper Permits may be obtained 48 hours in advance of shipment by contacting the SD Brand Board at 1 877 574 0054, an authorized agent, or brand inspector.  Please select the Inspections Tab for a listing of Shipper Agents.

  • South Dakota Brand Laws apply STATEWIDE. 

  • It is a Class 1 Misdemeanor to hot iron brand livestock unless the brand is registered with the SD Brand Board. 

 

 

 

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