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Secretary of state

Business & UCC Services

Whether you’re a new business entity or an existing one seeking our services, we are dedicated to assisting you in navigating the regulatory landscape with efficiency and clarity.

File an
Annual Report

Business
Search

Lien
Filings

Business
Help Center

Register
a Business

Renew, Amend,
Cancel a Business

Business Services

Start Your Business Montana

Starting a business in Montana involves several key steps. Keep in mind that specific requirements may vary based on your business structure and industry.

The Secretary of State’s Office provides support and resources to help businesses thrive and contribute to the economic vitality of Montana. From initial business filings to ongoing compliance, our team is committed to ensuring a seamless experience for all stakeholders.

Register a new business or maintain an existing business registration by signing into the online filing portal.

  • Log in with your username and password, or click the login button to create your user profile and sign in.
  • Registering a new business? Start a new business application on the Forms page.
  • Already registered? Search for the business record, then click on the business name.  Go to the Filing Actions button to find the necessary form.
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Explore our user-friendly online portal, where you can access a range of services, submit filings, and find valuable information to guide you through the business lifecycle. Our knowledgeable staff is also available to address your inquiries and assist you in achieving your business goals.

File Annual Report

Search For A Business

Register A Business

My Records

Verify Certificate

Search For A Trademark

File A Lien

File An Amendment

step 1

Search

Search for and select your business name or folder number.

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step 2

Click

Click File My Annual Report to review your current business information on file.

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step 3

Pay

If there are no changes, you will go directly to the payment screen without logging in.

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EZ as 1, 2, 3… Search, Click, Pay. 90% of our businesses filing annual reports make no changes to their information. Montana SOS allows these filings with no changes to previous information to simply search their business, click to enter an expedited portal and pay without having to log in.

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We foster a business-friendly environment, providing support and resources to help businesses thrive and contribute to the economic vitality of Montana. From initial business filings to ongoing compliance, our team is committed to ensuring a seamless experience for all stakeholders.

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