Clay County Court House
211 W Main Suite 202
Vermillion, SD 57069
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lisa Terwilliger, Register of Deeds
Kristina Brinkmann, Deputy Register of Deeds
The Register of Deeds Office keeps 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, county indigent liens, sheriff's levy, personal property liens, federal tax liens, state tax liens and other miscellaneous documents. Birth, death and marriage certificates are issued from the South Dakota Department of Health Vital Records system.
Need a certified birth/marriage/death certificate?
Print the application here
Planning on getting married? Print the application here and make an appointment to come in to get your license. Both parties must be present and in good health to Obtain a marriage license.
APPOINTMENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED BUT ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.
Documents brought in after 3:30 will be recorded the next business day.
Public access to computers and the vault will be cut off at 4:00 so that we can clean our office thoroughly.
Other Helpful Links:
Certificate of Real Estate Value
South Dakota Statewide Register of Deeds Fee Schedule
South Dakota Codified Laws Title List