South Dakota

South Dakota does not license insurance adjusters. For South Dakota residents wanting to become a licensed independent adjuster, a nonresident Designated Home State (DHS) License can be obtained from Texas. We have the courses you need to fulfill your licensing requirements.

South Dakota Insurance Adjuster Licensing 

Get Your Adjuster License for the State of South Dakota  Here

South Dakota is known for its four distinct seasons and its wealth of natural beauty. It’s also known for its rough winter snowstorms and home-damaging tornadoes and windstorms in warmer months. But to work as a claims adjuster in South Dakota, you’ll need to get licensed in another state; South Dakota doesn’t offer its own state-specific licensing.

To become an insurance adjuster in South Dakota, 2021 Training recommends getting your Texas All-Lines Adjuster License and choosing Texas as your “Designated Home State”. This will give you more disaster deployment opportunities and ensure you don’t miss out on the necessary Continuing Education courses you need to keep your license up-to-date. Since Texas is a huge state with a variety of severe weather events, many adjusters choose to become licensed here. As a result, CE courses are plentiful in Texas.

Are you ready to start your exciting new career? You can earn your Texas license online through 2021 Training! Work at your own pace without the hassle of sitting in traffic on the way to a classroom. You can read and review the materials as much as you need to in order to fully understand the concepts, and your instructor will be available to answer any questions you have. It’s a modern solution for anyone who wants to become a licensed insurance adjuster.

2021 Training makes it easy to get your Texas Insurance Adjuster License. Our nontraditional setting was designed for your convenience. You have the freedom to do your coursework anywhere, so students with jobs or families can do their classwork during downtime. Our curriculum is 100% online and available from your computer 24 hours a day. We also provide state-approved CE classes that meet all your Continuing Education requirements. You can take them at any time to keep your license current.

Why Get a TEXAS Insurance Adjuster License?

You’ll need a certain number of Continuing Education credits to renew your license. While you might be able to earn your license faster in some states, Texas is always on the list for approved CE courses. When you’re licensed here, you can be sure you’ll always have plenty of state-approved CE courses available. The same is not true for all states.

Texas is also recognized by many states for reciprocity. This makes it easy to get licensed in other states if you keep your Texas license current. Reciprocity means the other states recognize your Texas license and don’t require you to take their own state licensing exams. This also applies to states like South Dakota that don’t have their own licensing.

Steps to Get Your Texas All-Lines Insurance Adjuster License

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Step 1: Take the Texas All-Lines Pre-Licensing Class

Step 2: Get Fingerprints to Submit with Application 

Step 3: Complete Texas Application Choosing Texas as Your “Designated Home State” 

Step 4: Submit Application to State With:


Life as a South Dakota Insurance Adjuster

Being a Licensed Insurance Adjuster in South Dakota

Websites such as Indeed and ZipRecruiter report salaries from $29,000 to $80,000 and higher for licensed insurance adjusters in South Dakota. This spread includes entry-level positions all the way up to senior-level positions. Independent adjusters tend to earn on the higher end of the spectrum. Your experience and the ability to work in multiple states will earn you a higher salary.

The Weather in South Dakota

South Dakota is only slightly warmer than its northern neighbor. In the winter, both Dakotas are likely to see sweeping snowstorms and even blizzards that leave cars and buildings buried under feet of snow. Ice and hail cause damage to roofs, trees, and other structures. In the spring and summer, you can even find trails of damage left by tornadoes and flooding. It’s best to stay on your toes and be prepared for any severe weather event when working in South Dakota.

2021 Training: Your Texas and South Dakota Licensing Source

2021 Training teaches you everything you need to know about insurance adjusting, from ethics and caseload management to Xactimate software – at home, in your spare time. Call us today to learn more about the Texas All-Lines Insurance Adjuster License and becoming a claims adjuster in South Dakota by way of Texas!