You need to contact your dealer to ensure your title work has been sent to our office. Registration periods will change with ownership. Motor homes and heavy trucks will no longer have expiration dates of 4/30/YY and 12/31/YY when ownership is transferred. The registration by the new owner will be for a period of 1 year. Fee in lieu of tax will no longer transfer with the vehicle. Back taxes will no longer be collected effective January 1, 2006. This includes renewals as well as title transfers.
Temporary Registration Permit (TRP)
A Temporary registration permit (TRP) will be valid for 40 days. There is only one TRP which is valid for 40 days. There is a $3 fee for a TRP for Montana residents and an $8 for non-residents. (Fees are subject to change at any time)
Instructions on how to complete title transfer and registration through the mail in Montana. We will need your Montana title, Out of State title, or Manufactures Certificate of Origin.
List of what is needed:
List of what we require for proof of residency:
Once we receive all of the applicable information listed above, we will contact you with further instructions if necessary.
The State of Montana requires vehicles that are issued two plates must display Both plates; the registration sticker should be displayed on the back plate.