How to form a Montana LLC (Limited Liability Company)
Organizing a Montana LLC
A limited liability company is formed in Montana by submitting the Articles of Organization and paying the filing fee to the Montana Secretary of State, Corporations Division. Submit the certificate by mail, in person or online. The filing fee is $70. Montana takes a week to ten day to process filings, and they do not offer expedited service.
Professional LLCs must have a least half of the managers as qualified professionals and state the licensing authority having jurisdiction of the professional service.
Qualification of a Foreign LLC in Montana
Register your foreign LLC to do business in Montana by filing the Certificate of Authority with the Secretary of State, Corporations Division by mail or in person. The filing fee is $70. Attach a certificate of good standing from the jurisdiction of organization, dated within six months of the certificate filing.
Montana Secretary of State
Secretary of State
Business Services Bureau
State Capitol, Room 260
1301 6th Avenue
Helena, MT 59620
PO Box 202801
Helena, MT 59620-2801
Check name availability: http://app.mt.gov/bes/
Montana LLC Statute: Montana Code Annotated, §§ 35-8-101 to 35-8-1307, Montana Limited Liability Company Act.
Montana LLC Fees
Filing Fee for Montana LLC and PLLC: $70 Domestic, $70 Foreign.
Other Montana LLC Forms and Fees
Articles of Amendment: $15
Articles of Merger: $20
Articles of Dissolution: $15
Statement of Change-registered office, agent or both: No Fee
Available LLC Formation Services in Montana
LLC Center Publications recommends Northwest Registered Agent LLC to form your Montana Limited Liability Company.