Montana LLC vehicle licensing FAQs LLC FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions that will better prepare you for beginning your Montana LLC.

  • Confirm financing: If your vehicle is going to be financed, check with your lender to ensure they will loan to an LLC. Remember, your LLC and not you personally will own the vehicle. If your lender has a problem with loaning to your LLC, click here to see other lenders that are "LLC friendly".
  • Confirm insurance: speak with your insurance agent and make sure he or she understands your vehicle will be licensed in Montana but may be garaged elsewhere. If your insurer has a problem with that situation, click here to see other insurance companies that are "LLC friendly".
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  • Click here to see how to deal with a seller

The LLC formation process costs $575 and includes the following:

  • Montana State filing fee for a domestic Limited Liability Company.
  • Montana State 24-hour priority handling fee.
  • MontanaCorporate's service fee to prepare, review and file your Articles of Organization for a Domestic Limited Liability Company.
  • Current year's Registered Agent fee.

The 2nd step of the process - the licensing of your motorhome - will cost $720. Your credit card won't be charged for the licensing until we get your plates.

  • Your credit card will be charged when we file your LLC with the Montana Secretary of State.
  • We'll send you an email copy of the draft Articles of Organization for your LLC prior to filing. About an hour after that, your Articles of Organization will be filed and your credit card charged $575.

The 2nd step of the process - the licensing of your motorhome - will cost $720. Your credit card won't be charged for the licensing until we get your plates.

You have the option of automating future payments for maintaining your LLC's annual requirements. For more information, click here

No. We manually enter your credit card charge after ensuring all data is correct and will catch any multiple submissions.
Your LLC is usually active within 24 hours of its filing. We'll email you a scanned copy of the official filing acknowledgement as soon as we receive it. You may need the official filing acknowledgement to purchase or finance your motorhome.
  • You can make changes at no cost any time prior to the LLC filing with the Montana Secretary of State.
  • Changes made after filing must be done with an amendment ($55 charge).