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Welcome to the official website of the Montana Secretary of State's Office where we are proud to serve our Montana businesses, voters, notaries, and other patrons.


Business Registrations


Registered Voters

— 2024   Primary Election

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


Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen recognized for outstanding leadership, great work culture during Chamber of Commerce event

“Our office has made it a priority to continually find ways to cut red tape and give Montana businesses better opportunities to thrive."


Secretary Christi Jacobsen: ‘State Canvass completed for Montana’s 2024 Primary Election’

Board of State Canvassers completed the official State Canvass procedure at the State Capitol Building.


Board of State Canvassers roll the dice for 2024 Primary post-election audit selection

Counties across the state will begin post-election audit procedures.

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

Customer Testimonials

Our customer testimonials speak volumes about the quality, reliability, and impact of the mission of the Montana Secretary of State's Office. They highlight the real essence of our commitment to excellence.

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