Procedures for E-Recording

  1. Electronic recordings will be received between the hours of 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Central Time.  E-packages may be submitted at any time; however, they will not be recorded outside of posted hours.

  2. Payment of recording fees must be made via ACH by the Delivery Agent (e-recording vendor), the county will not accept payments for recording fees and /or transfer tax directly from the e-recording submitter customer.

  3. Only Electronic Models 2 and 3 will be accepted (visit for additional information.)

  4. Documents must be original and scanned in black and white with a minimum of 300 dpi.

  5. Electronic documents must adhere to all South Dakota Statutes.

  6. No more than one satisfaction/assignment may be listed on the document.

  7. Images must be sent in TIFF or PDF.

  8. Documents will be rejected if not legible.

  9. Hamlin County's electronic recording providers are Simplifile and Corporation Service Company (CSC).

  10. Hamlin County Register of Deeds, by communicating the request to Delivery Agent, reserves the right to terminate the right for submitter customers to continue to e-record in Hamlin County.

  11. There are no additional fees charged by this county for e-recording; however, a submission fee will be charged by the submitter vendor.

  12. All recordable documents will be accepted electronically by the Hamlin County Register of Deeds with the exception of plats and filed documents.

Submitters must follow South Dakota Electronic Recording Standards:

Electronic Recording Rules

Register of Deeds' Information

Amber Raasch

Hamlin County Register of Deeds

PO Box 56

Hayti, South Dakota 57241-0056

Phone:  605 783-3206

Fax:  605 783-3201


Register of Deeds' Hours

Monday through Friday

8:00AM to 12:00PM CENTRAL TIME


Closed on weekends and legal holidays.


Driver's license testing by appointment only between the hours of 8:30AM to 11:00AM and 1:00PM to 3:00PM.