Montana Licensing Resources

Find information about obtaining, maintaining, and amending a variety of Montana licenses and registrations.

Every state has different licensing and registration requirements for business entities and nonprofits, depending on the services they offer. On this page you'll find Montana-specific guides and resources dealing with entity formation, occupational licensing, tax filings, and a variety of other important compliance topics.

Montana State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Montana that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Attorney General - Charities
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Private Security
  • Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
  • Board of Public Accountants
  • Department of Environmental Quality - Asbestos Control Program
  • Department of Justice - Gambling Control Division
  • Department of Labor & Industry - Independent Contractor Central Unit
  • Department of Labor and Industry
  • Department of Labor and Industry - Board of Realty Regulation
  • Department of Labor and Industry: Board of Architects and Landscape Architects
  • Department of Labor and Industry: Construction Contractor Registration Unit
  • Department of Revenue
  • Liquor License Bureau
  • Public Service Commission
  • Secretary of State
  • State Electrical Board
  • Office of The State Auditor
  • Office of the State Auditor - Commissioner of Securities and Insurance

Montana Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within Montana that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

  • Beaverhead County
  • Big Horn County
  • Blaine County
  • Broadwater County
  • Carbon County
  • Carter County
  • Cascade County
  • Chouteau County
  • Custer County
  • Daniels County
  • Dawson County
  • Deer Lodge County
  • Fallon County
  • Fergus County
  • Flathead County
  • Gallatin County
  • Garfield County
  • Glacier County
  • Golden Valley County
  • Granite County
  • Hill County
  • Jefferson County
  • Judith Basin County
  • Lake County
  • Lewis and Clark County
  • Liberty County
  • Lincoln County
  • Madison County
  • McCone County
  • Meagher County
  • Mineral County
  • Missoula County
  • Musselshell County
  • Park County
  • Petroleum County
  • Phillips County
  • Powder River County
  • Powell County
  • Prairie County
  • Ravalli County
  • Richland County
  • Roosevelt County
  • Rosebud County
  • Sanders County
  • Sheridan County
  • Silver Bow County
  • Stillwater County
  • Sweet Grass County
  • Teton County
  • Toole County
  • Treasure County
  • Valley County
  • Wheatland County
  • Wibaux County
  • Yellowstone County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Absarokee
  • Anaconda
  • Arlee
  • Ashland
  • Augusta
  • Bainville
  • Baker
  • Belgrade
  • Belt
  • Big Sky
  • Big Timber
  • Bigfork
  • Billings
  • Black Eagle
  • Bonner
  • Boulder
  • Box Elder
  • Bozeman
  • Bridger
  • Broadus
  • Brockton
  • Browning
  • Busby
  • Butte
  • Cascade
  • Chester
  • Chinook
  • Choteau
  • Circle
  • Clancy
  • Colstrip
  • Columbia Falls
  • Columbus
  • Conrad
  • Corvallis
  • Crow Agency
  • Culbertson
  • Cut Bank
  • Darby
  • Deer Lodge
  • Dillon
  • East Helena
  • Ekalaka
  • Emigrant
  • Ennis
  • Eureka
  • Fairfield
  • Fairview
  • Fallon
  • Fishtail
  • Florence
  • Forsyth
  • Fort Benton
  • Frenchtown
  • Fromberg
  • Gardiner
  • Glasgow
  • Glendive
  • Great Falls
  • Hamilton
  • Hardin
  • Harlem
  • Harlowton
  • Havre
  • Heart Butte
  • Helena
  • Hungry Horse
  • Huntley
  • Hysham
  • Inverness
  • Joliet
  • Joplin
  • Kalispell
  • Kila
  • Lakeside
  • Lame Deer
  • Laurel
  • Lewistown
  • Libby
  • Lincoln
  • Livingston
  • Lodge Grass
  • Lolo
  • Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Manhattan
  • Medicine Lake
  • Melstone
  • Miles City
  • Missoula
  • Moore
  • Opheim
  • Ovando
  • Paradise
  • Philipsburg
  • Plains
  • Plentywood
  • Polson
  • Poplar
  • Pryor
  • Rapelje
  • Red Lodge
  • Reed Point
  • Rexford
  • Ronan
  • Roundup
  • Roy
  • Rudyard
  • Saco
  • Saint Xavier
  • Sand Coulee
  • Savage
  • Scobey
  • Shelby
  • Shepherd
  • Sheridan
  • Sidney
  • Stevensville
  • Superior
  • Terry
  • Thompson Falls
  • Three Forks
  • Townsend
  • Trout Creek
  • Turner
  • Twin Bridges
  • Victor
  • Warm Springs
  • West Yellowstone
  • Westby
  • White Sulphur Springs
  • Whitefish
  • Whitehall
  • Wibaux
  • Willow Creek
  • Wilsall
  • Winifred
  • Winnett
  • Wolf Point
  • Zortman
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