Business Certificate of Authorization
Any business entity which offers and provides these professional services on projects located in South Dakota must obtain a certificate of authorization from the Board. A business entity is defined in the Blue Book, Page 4 (covering South Dakota Codified Law (SDCL) 36-18A-1(8)). For pertinent laws concerning business entities and certificates of authorization, see the Blue Book, Pages 19 and 20 (covering SDCL 36-18A-48 through 36-18A-53). Any licensee who offers and provides these professional services on projects located in South Dakota must be included under a business certificate of authorization, unless said licensee is employed by an exempt entity. In order to obtain a certificate of authorization, the business entity must employ one or more professionals licensed in South Dakota in the same field of practice. The following forms are pertinent to obtaining and renewing a business certificate of authorization.
Renewals - Please see our License Renewal Web page for applications and
forms needed for the renewal process.
2040 W. Main Street, Suite 304
Rapid City, SD 57702-2447
Mark Humphreys, Executive Director
Kathryn Patterson, Senior Secretary
Susan Neuf, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291