18-1-3.1 Requirements of notary public seal--Commission expiration date required on notarized docum...
Requirements of notary public seal--Commission expiration date required on
Each notary public shall have a seal which shall be used for the purpose of
acknowledging documents. The seal shall be of a type approved by the secretary of state and shall
contain at least the following:
The notary's name;
The words, South Dakota;
The words, notary public; and
A border surrounding the imprint.
In addition, rubber stamp seals shall have the word, seal.
If a seal is used by a notary public, the notary public shall write, or print by a device made for
such printing, below the seal's imprint or print and if not provided by the form, the words, my
commission expires, and shall provide a date therefor.
Source: SL 1988, ch 180; SL 2008, ch 107, § 2.