44:09:06:06. Application methods and requirements. An applicant for a certified or informational copy of a vital record shall submit an application as provided in § 44:09:06:04 to the Department of Health or authorized local registrar along with a government issued photo ID that contains the applicant's signature or other proof of identity as deemed acceptable by the state registrar. If the application is made in person, the applicant shall complete an application and shall present a valid picture identification. If the application is made via mail, the application shall be notarized or the applicant shall provide a clear copy of a valid picture identification. If the application is made via phone, the information from the application shall be taken over the phone and the applicant shall fax a clear copy of a valid picture identification or the identity of the individual shall be authenticated by electronic means. If the application is made via the internet, the information from the application shall be taken via the internet and the identity of the individual authenticated by electronic means.
Source: 31 SDR 213, effective July 4, 2005.
General Authority: SDCL 34-25-52.4.
Law Implemented: SDCL 34-25-52.4.
Back to 44:09:06