You must request DCI and FBI fingerprint cards by emailing SD.BarExaminers@ujs.state.sd.us
the Board of Bar Examiners at 605-773-4898
Please include the following for either option:
First and last name
Physical mailing address
Fingerprinting is to be completed by a law enforcement agency, NO EXCEPTIONS
. After completing your fingerprint cards, they must be re-inserted in the
envelope provided and mailed to:
South Dakota Board of Bar Examiners
500 E. Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501
along with the cashier's check or money order of $43.25 for the fingerprint fee made payable to: South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation.
Due to COVID-19, if you are unable to have your fingerprints completed by the application due date, you must submit a written request explaining why you are
unable to have them completed at this time.
REMINDER: In order to be admitted to practice law in South Dakota, your fingerprints must be completed.