Brule County Register of Deeds
300 S. Courtland St, Ste 110
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Welcome to the Brule County Register
of Deeds Office. This office provides several services to the county and is the
primary county record-keeping and archival office. The register of deeds office
is also an excellent source for genealogy information.
The Register of Deeds office works closely with the public, as well as
other governmental municipalities, planning and zoning offices, land title
companies, banks and other financial institutions, land surveyors, real estate
businesses; and various state departments and agencies, including, but not
limited to, the Secretary of State’s office, the Department of Health, and the
Department of Revenue.
Following is a list of our main
functions and records available:
- Vital Records - certified
copies are available for birth, death, and marriage. For out-of-state
customers who need an expedited record, you can process online requests
through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide
you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached
either through its website, www.vitalchek.com, ,by phone at 1-800-255-2414
or call our office directly to place your order. An additional fee is
charged by VitalChek for using this service and all major credit cards are
accepted, including American Express,Discover, Mastercard or Visa.
for vital records requested by mail or in-person
(records will not be mailed
until payment is received).
Birth records - $15, can issue
Death records - $15; can issue
statewide after 1960,
county records since 1905
Marriage records - $15; can issue statewide after
1950:county records from 1882.
Burial records - $1/page, state law required records in
1941.We also have a partial listing of earlier records.
- Issue marriage license - cost is $40 and the license is
valid for 20 days from the date of issuance.
- Recording of real estate documents (plats, deeds,
mortgages, satisfactions, assignments, etc.)
- Filing of fictitious or Business Names – these may be
filed locally or at https://sdsos.gov/business-services/fictitious-business-name-registration.aspx
- UCC filings (fixture filings attached to the land only)
- Filing of liens (hospital, county, mechanics, federal,
& state tax liens)
- Filing of Military Discharge
- Filing dam/dugout location notices
· State health department –vital record request
forms and searchable database for birth records over 100 years old; http://doh.sd.gov/
· Recording fees for all land records: Brule County Fee Brochure
· Exempt from transfer fee SDCL 43-4-22 accepted
exemption numbers: SD Exemption Transfer Fee
· Real estate certificate of value, required for
all types of deeds:
Certificate of Real Estate Value
· Requirements for real estate documents:
Document Format Standards
The Brule County Register of Deeds accepts all forms of
payment including credit/debit card.
There is a $2.50 transaction fee or 3% if over $83 for credit/debit
cards when used in person in the office.
Please call for information or
assistance, we are here to serve the people.