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Register of Deeds

The Hamlin County Register of Deeds office maintains full and true computerized, filmed and scanned records of deeds, mortgages and other instruments authorized by law to be recorded. Filings consist of UCC's, fictitious names, plats, county indigent lien, federal tax liens, state tax liens, and other miscellaneous documents. Many of these files can be obtained by calling or visiting the county Register of Deeds.


The Register of Deeds staff members cannot help you complete documents or forms, and is unable to give legal advice of any type. If you have any questions about completing forms or how to properly transfer property, please consult with an attorney.

Certified Records and License

  • Birth Certificates $15.00

  • Death Certificates $15.00

  • Marriage Records $15.00

  • Marriage Licenses $40.00*.

* Marriage Licenses can be applied for up to 90 days prior to getting married. Individuals under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to sign the application. For more information about marriage requirements in South Dakota, please visit the Department of Vital Records.

Register of Deeds' Information

Amber Raasch

Hamlin County Register of Deeds

PO Box 56

Hayti, South Dakota 57241-0056

Phone:  605 783-3206

Fax: 605 783-3389

Register of Deeds' Hours

Monday through Friday


Closed on weekends and legal holidays.


Driver's License 

By Appointment Only. 

No Driver's Test Available at this location.  Applicates will have to make an appointment at a State Examine Station. 


NOTICE:  Renewing your license, you will only receive a paper license and a hard license will be mailed to you by the state.  If you want a hard license right away, please make an appointment with the State Examine Station. 

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