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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.

321,000+

Business Registrations

752,000+

Registered Voters

— 2024   Primary Election

Candidate Filing
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2024 Candidate List

Find the list of candidates who filed with the Secretary of State’s Office for the 2024 election.

Business Services
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Business & UCC Filings

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

Election Division
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Election & Voter Services

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

Notary Services
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Notary Services

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

Apostilles
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Apostilles & Authentications

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

Administrative Rules
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ARM & MAR

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

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

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 media.sosmt.gov.

Land Board

Secretary Christi Jacobsen votes toprotect Montana way of life and public education

Land Board meeting also generated estimated revenue of more than $1.6 million.

Elections

Secretary Christi Jacobsen: ‘All 56 Montana counties have completed required third-party security assessments’

Montana’s third-party security assessments for counties began once rules were adopted in 2022.

Civics

Red Lodge middle school students visit State Capitol, Secretary of State’s Office

Students received copies of the United States and Montana Constitutions.

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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