Montana notary information
Contact Information

Montana Secretary of State
Montana Capitol Building, Rm 260
P.O. Box 202801
Helena, MT 59620-2801


Appointment and Commissioning

To become a Montana Notary Public, you must meet the following qualifications:

Be at least 18 years old;
Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States;
Be a resident of Montana; or
be the spouse or legal dependent of military personnel assigned to active duty in this state;
maintain a place of business in the state of Montana that is registered pursuant to Title 35 and meet any applicable business licensing requirements of the local government where the business is located;
be regularly employed at an office, business, or facility located within the state of Montana by an employer registered and licensed to do business in this state; or
hold a current professional license to practice the profession in Montana issued by an appropriate Montana authority; and
Be able to read and write English.