State Agency Approval
Business may not be transacted under a name or title that contains the words "bank," "banker,” "banking," "savings bank," "saving," "trust company," or "investment company" unless prior approval (consent) has been obtained from the Montana Department of Administration, Banking and Financial Institutions Division.
Business may not be transacted under a name or title that contains the word "insurance company," "captive insurance company," "incorporated cell," or "protected cell" unless prior approval (consent) has been obtained from the Montana State Auditor’s Office, Department of Insurance.
Select the appropriate form based on your business needs. Download the form, complete and mail it with the appropriate filing fee to the following address:
Montana Secretary of State
Business Services/Corporation Unit
PO Box 202801
Helena, MT 59620-2801
Fax: (406) 444-3976
Business Services documents resubmitted for processing will be assessed a reprocessing fee at 50% of the initial filing fee. This fee helps offset operation costs associated with processing the document.
Domestic: A business organized under Montana law.
Foreign: A business organized out of state or country.
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