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A South Dakota eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent 3 in South Dakota or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in South Dakota.

Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.

Information Required for all South Dakota Notices

A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all notices. This information includes:

  • The name of the tenant(s)
  • The address of the rental property
  • The reason the notice is being issued
  • The amount of time the tenant has to remedy the situation or vacate the property

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

In the state of South Dakota, a landlord is required to have eviction notices served by a process server. The notice may be served in a variety of ways. The eviction notice may be served:

  • By personal delivery to the tenant
  • If personal delivery to the tenant isn’t possible, the notice may be left with a member of the tenant’s household
  • The notice may also be provided by posting it on the front door of the rental property. If the notice is provided by posting, a copy of the notice must also be mailed to the tenant

Types of Eviction Notices

Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.

Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Rent – 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit for Nonpayment

In the state of South Dakota, a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a written 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit before proceeding with the eviction process when a tenant has failed to pay rent.

Along with information that must be included in all South Dakota eviction notices, the 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit must include:

  • An accounting of the rent owed and the month for which it is owed
  • A statement indicating any fees owed to the landlord
  • A total of all moneys owed

Get the downloadable 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit template form below (.pdf direct link

Eviction Notice for Lease Violation – 3 Day Notice to Quit

In the state of South Dakota, a landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a 3 Day Notice to Quit before proceeding with the eviction process when there has been a substantial violation to terms of the lease.

Along with information that must be included in all South Dakota eviction notices, the 3 Day Notice to Quit must include:

  • A statement indicating the violation that the tenant committed

Get the downloadable 3 Day Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Illegal Behavior – Unconditional 3 Day Notice to Quit

In the state of South Dakota, a landlord may provide his/her tenant with an Unconditional 3 Day Notice to Quit when the tenant has participated in illegal activity or caused substantial damage to the rental property .

Along with information that must be included in all South Dakota eviction notices, the 3 Day Notice to Quit should include:

  • A statement indicating the activity for which the notice is being issued
  • The exact date upon which the tenant is expected to vacate the rental property

Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – South Dakota Lease Termination Letter

In the state of South Dakota, a landlord may evict an at will tenant without cause. The landlord is required to provide his/her tenant with a Lease Termination Letter before proceeding with the eviction process. When seeking to reclaim possession of a rental property from a month to month at will tenant, a South Dakota landlord must provide the tenant with 30 days to vacate the property.

Along with information that must be included in all South Dakota eviction notices, the Lease Termination Letter should include:

  • The exact date upon which the tenant is expected to vacate the rental property

Get the downloadable Lease Termination Letter template form below (.pdf direct link)