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Certification in South Dakota


The South Dakota Responsible Serving® Course for bartenders, sellers, and servers will go over all the required information for learning to sell and serve alcohol in South Dakota and provide state-specific certification. The South Dakota course will cover topics such as how to spot someone who has been drinking too much, how to properly check IDs, and the responsibilities/liabilities of the server. The South Dakota Responsible Serving course features interactive learning through audio, videos, and text. Each lesson of the course deals with different areas that a bartender, seller, or server in South Dakota needs to be familiar with. At the end of each lesson interactive flashcards help with retention of the important details, and the lesson quizzes test for knowledge of the area.

South Dakota Liquor Control Agency:

The contact information for the department that handles liquor licensing in South Dakota is the South Dakota Department of Revenue & Regulation. Contact information for the SD board is listed below.

South Dakota Department of Revenue & Regulation
Phone: Telephone: (605) 773-3311

South Dakota Dept. of Revenue & Regulation APPROVED!

You are encouraged to contact the SD liquor board with any questions you may have about SD seller/server regulations or specific bartending legality questions that may not be addressed on

South Dakota Alcohol Seller and Server Certification