Premises Identification Number (PIN)
- Premises identification number (PIN): a unique code that is permanently assigned by the State of South Dakota to a singal physical location. A PIN can be considered an "account number" for a location involved with livestock.
- PINs are used by animal health officials
- as a means to identifying a premises involved in an animal health event
- to locate and notify producers who may be involved in an animal health even and whose herds may be at risk
- PINs are used by producers
- to purchase official identification eartags
- to verify premises location when participating in process verification programs such as Pork Quality Assurance (PQA)
- to provide contact information to animal health officials in the even that notification is needed during an anmal health event
To apply for a PIN, please choose one of the following:
- Complete an application
Mail, fax, or email the completed form to the SD Animal Industry Board
- Call the SD AIB and apply over the phone: 605-773-3321
Frequently Asked Questions
- What if I have forgotten my PIN?
- Please contact SDAIB if you have forgotten your PIN
- Should I apply for more than one premises?
- SDAIB encourages producers to aquire a singe PIN per operation. However, you may apply for more that one PIN if livestock are managed at different locations
- What if I need a PIN but I am not the landowner?
- In the event that the owner / manager of the livestock is not the owner / manager of the land, SDAIB prefers that the owner / manager of the livestock apply for the PIN.
- What if there are changes to my premises information?
- SDAIB recommends that you periodically review and update you information to keep it as current as possible
- Please notify the SD Animal Industry Board when any changes occur.
For questions contact South Dakota Animal Industry Board:
Return forms to:
South Dakota Animal Industry Board, 411 South Fort Street, Pierre, SD 57501