Vendor Information

Pappy Hoel Campground Vendor Info for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally


STEP 1:  Apply for a Temporary South Dakota Sales Tax license (found in the FORMS link on the left side of this page) 

  • All vendors must have a Temporary South Dakota Sales Tax license for selling or displaying a product or for providing services at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
  • You must complete a new application each year.
  • If you have a Permanent South Dakota Sales Tax license, but are operating in a temporary location during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, you need to apply for the Temporary South Dakota Sales Tax License.

STEP 2:  Determine if you need to post a bond

  • Please contact the Department of Revenue at 605-394-2332 to determine bond amount.

STEP 3:  Send application and bond (if needed, see Step 2) to SD Department of Revenue

  • You can submit application electronically by clicking the “Send Electronically” button at the bottom of the application form.
  • You can mail the application to SD Department of Revenue, 1520 Haines Ave Ste 3, Rapid City, SD  57701.  (This is recommended if a bond is needed.)
  • You can email a copy of the application to

STEP 4:  Receive your Temporary South Dakota Sales Tax license card and information packet.

  • Pre-registration is available from April 1 to July 1.  If you apply between those dates, your packet will be mailed to you.  Bond (if needed, see Step 2) must be received by Department of Revenue before license card and packet will be mailed. PLEASE BRING LICENSE CARD WITH YOU when you come to the rally.  If you prefer to pick up your packet when you arrive in Sturgis, please mark the “held in office” box on the application.
  • From July 1 to August 1, you may go to the SD Department of Revenue office in Rapid City at 1520 Haines Ave Ste 3 to pick up your license card and packet.
  • Beginning August 2 at 1:00 pm, you will need to go to Sturgis City Hall at 1040 2nd St to pick up your license card and packet.  Please review the office hours for the Department of Revenue’s office at Sturgis City Hall.

STEP 5:  Please download and submit the Vendor Application/Agreement.

Once complete, you can scan/email to , or fax to 770.919.0355.


  • Feel free to contact Brian Holt at 407-721-9110.