Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)

South Dakota

Standards
Schools: 
State Level III, NAD III, RID, NIC, Provisional certificate, EIPA 3.5+
Courts: 
State
State Agencies: 
State Level III, NAD III, RID, NIC, Provisional certificate
Medical: 
State Level III, NAD III, RID, NIC, Provisional certificate (except for serious medical procedures)
All Venues: 
State Level III, NAD III, RID, NIC, Provisional certificate
Licensure: 
Yes
Governing Body: 
Department of Human Services
Fee(s): 
$75.00 for SD state certified interpreters yearly, $50 for certified interpreters initially with $35 annual renewal, Provisional certificate: $250 initial, $35 annual renewal, $10 for name change on records
Qualifications: 
(1) A current NAD or RID certificate; (2) An assessment score of 3.5 or higher on the EIPA performance test obtained not more than five years prior to the date of initial registration; or (3) A South Dakota interpreter certificate obtained within the previous year and the required contact hours.
CEUs: 
80 contact hours during a four-year maintenance cycle. For provisional licenses: 25 hours annually of continued interpreter education
Special Provisions: 
CLASS 2 MISDEMEANOR