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Montana DMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Montana DMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Department of Justice. The official website for the Montana DMV is:

Online Services at the Montana DMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Montana DMV offers the following services online:

  • Renew a driver’s license.
  • Renew a vehicle registration.
  • Search driving records.
  • Schedule an appointment.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Montana Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Montana DMV Practice Tests

Montana DMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Montana DMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Montana

Driver’s Education in Montana

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Montana Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Montana? has you covered!

Montana Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Montana Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Montana Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Montana Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Montana License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Montana driver’s license?

You’ll need to provide documents that prove your identity, residential address, and Social Security Number.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Montana?

You can renew online, by mail, or in person.

How long do I have to renew my Montana driver’s license after it expires?

You can renew up to 3 months after your expiration date. However, your license does not permit you to drive after it expires.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Montana?

Yes, you’ll have 60 days to do so.

When will I receive my Montana driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

Your license should arrive within a few weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Montana registration online?

No, you’ll need to contact your local office.

How do I renew my car registration in Montana?

You can renew online or in person.

Can I renew my car registration online in Montana?

Yes, you can.

What happens if my Montana car registration is expired?

You may be charged a late fee if you let your registration expire.

When will I receive my Montana car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

New documents and stickers should arrive within a few weeks.

How much of my Montana car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Montana?

Yes, you’ll have 60 days to do so.

Montana DMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Montana office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Montana DMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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