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Business Registrations


Registered Voters

— 2024   Annual Reports

Annual Report

2024 Annual Report
Filing begins January 1, 2024

Fees will be waived for all businesses that file by the April 15th deadline.

Candidate Filing

2024 Candidate Filing
File for Office

Everything you need to know on 2024 candidate filing and the candidates who filed for office in Montana.

Business Services

Business & UCC Filings

Business registrations and everything you need to start, maintain, and grow your business in Montana.

Election Division

Election & Voter Services

Voter registration, election reporting & management, forms, ballot measures, and more.

Notary Services

Notary Services

Obtain, renew, update your commission. Training, forms, events & conferences, and more.


Apostilles & Authentications

Provides state certification for notarized or certified documents that are to be sent to, or used in, a foreign country.

Administrative Rules


Deadlines, emergency rules, rule notices, issues, and more.


Montana Secretary
of State

Current news and press releases of the office. For all news and media coverage on the office and Secretary Christi Jacobsen, please visit

Congressional candidates highlight the week of candidate filing

Candidate filing period will end on March 11.

MT Business Spotlight
Secretary Christi Jacobsen highlights Big Sky Decon

Big Sky Decon 'making big difference with decontamination products.'

Business Services
Secretary Jacobsen: 'More than 5,200 new business registrations in January 2024'

Montana had record new business registrations in 2023.

Secretary Christi Jacobsen administers swearing-in of new Montana Director of Commerce Paul Green

Governor Gianforte appoints Director Green to position.

Secretary Christi Jacobsen, SOS Office open 2024 candidate filing

Candidates from across Montana file for office on opening day.

Secretary Jacobsen shares 2024 candidate filing photo gallery

Photo gallery highlighting the in-person candidates filing for office.

Charles Heringer, Business Services Customer

"I just wanted to commend Kelley for the great job she did helping me on the phone today. She should be acknowledged for her patience and understanding "

Charles Heringer, Business Services Customer

Kelly Manzer, Business Services Customer

“I received the email notice for filing the 2022 Annual Report for my business today.  The link led me to a very user-friendly site which allowed me to update, file and submit payment for the 2022 Annual Report in just minutes

Kelly Manzer, Business Services Customer

Melissa Ross, Business Services Customer

“THANK YOU!! That was the easiest annual report I’ve ever had to file.  I appreciate you making the web so much easier to navigate.  HUGE improvement!  Kudos to you and your staff!”

Melissa Ross, Business Services Customer

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