How Do I Form A Corporation Montana?


We make it easy to start your corporation in Montana. DBI Global Filings will handle all aspects of forming your corporation. Here is what we do for you:

  • Check your company name for availability with the Montana Secretary of State
  • Prepare and review the certificate of formation
  • Provide an Montana registered agent office and legal address
  • Submit initial corporation filing fee to Montana
  • Notify you of any annual compliance requirements

Here is some basic information for your review.

How do I set up a corporation in Montana?

  1. Select a company name. The name must contain one of the following words: Corporation, Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Company, Co., Limited or Ltd.
  2. State the number of authorized shares. Must be a minimum of 1.
  3. You can also have other provisions named.

Can I reserve a corporation name in advance of formation?

Yes. A corporation name may be reserved for a period of 120 days. There is a $10 filing fee to reserve a corporation name.

Does Montana require a principal office?

No. Montana does NOT require a principal office.

Does Montana permit a mailing address?

Yes. You can list a mailing address with Montana. A PO Box IS acceptable.

Does Montana need a duration listed on the certificate of formation?


Do I need to list a corporation purpose on the certificate of formation?

No. Montana does NOT require that a purpose be listed on the certificate of incorporation.

Do I need to provide Montana an email address?

No. Montana does NOT require an email address.

Do I need to provide Montana a telephone number?


Does Montana require a website URL?


How much does it cost for a LLC in Montana?

Montana charges an initial filing fee of $70.

Does Montana offer any expedited services?

Yes. For an expedited review, Montana charges an additional $20.

Are there any annual renewal fees in Montana?

Yes. Every domestic corporation registered to do business in Montana shall file an annual report due annually by April 15. The annual report fee is $20.

How long does it take to get a corporation in Montana?

Montana takes about 7-10 business days to setup your corporation and receive your incorporation certificate. Expedited options are available for an additional fee. 24 hour processing is $20. One hour processing is $100.

How do I get an EIN number in Montana?

Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) are issued by the Internal Revenue Service. States do not issue EIN numbers.

What does DBI Global Filings do? How much do you charge?

Upon receiving your order, we prepare the articles of formation, ensure that the information complies with Montana state law, and review the filing for accuracy. We charge a one-time processing fee and an annual registered agent fee. Our processing fees are listed on our order form.

Information about other states is available by selecting a state from the menu below. Visit Montana website for more detailed information about incorporating. Thank you for your interest in forming a Montana corporation.


Our Incorporation Specialists are available by telephone, email or live chat.

Why order a LLC from DBI Global Filings, LLC?

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  • Transparent pricing -- our processing fee plus state fees -- no hidden fees
  • Experienced document retrieval staff
  • Same business day processing in most cases
  • Email and/or hard copy delivery
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  • In business since 1986
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