• Brand Renewals are January 1 - May 1, 2020.  Please make sure the Brand Board has your current address as well as your current email address for renewal notices.  The renewal fee is $90.00 per brand for a 5 year renewal. Renewal notices will be sent out by email and regular mail.  You will also be able to renew brand registrations online.  

  • 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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