Lake County, Montana

Motor Vehicle Department
Hours of opperation:

Title Work and New Registrations (ONLY) Will Be Processed 8:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.

Renewals (ONLY) Will Be Processed 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M

The Lake County Motor Vehicle will process renewals only on Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Please note you may renew online at: only if there is no change of address, no exemption status and not late.

You can renew by mail exactly as stated on your renewal notice must include postage fee.

If you purchased any type of vehicle, RV, ATV, boat or motorcycle from a dealership you will receive a letter from this office stating we have your title work and any extra requirements needed to process your new registration and title work.

If you purchased any type of vehicle from a private party please call in first so we may help you with all required paper work that needs to be completed before coming in to register.

Lake County Motor Vehicle Department is hoping to reduce the wait time in line along with having to return several times to stand in line with this new schedule. Please call 406-883-7217 or email for any questions.

For registration information, renewal information, online services and more visit If you have questions please call or email us at

Registration fees may be paid with a credit card by calling (406) 883-7217. A 3% convenience fee plus postage will be charged by Lake County in accordance with Montana Codes Annotated 7-6-617.

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