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Electrical Contractor Licensing in Montana

In order to perform electrical work in the State of Montana, contractors are required to hold a license.  It is illegal to engage in electrical work in Montana without a license or temporary work permit.  Licenses are issued by the Montana State Electrical Board, which is part of the Montana Department of Labor & Industry.

As part of the licensing process, contractors are required to meet the Board’s requirements for insurance, employing a responsible party, education or work experience, and in some cases, (more…)

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Reciprocal General Contractor Licensing in Montana

The State of Montana does not have reciprocity agreements with other states for General Contractors.  This is because Montana requires contractors to obtain a registration, in connection with workers compensation law, instead of licensing.

Out-of-state contractors who want to work on construction projects in Montana must register with the MT Department of Labor & Industry (DLI).  The DLI offers two different registration classifications to General Contractors: (more…)

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General Contractor Registration in Montana

The State of Montana regulates their construction industry through the Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI).  The state does not have a licensing law for contractors.  Instead, they offer two forms of registration for anyone participating in or working on a construction project.  The DLI ensures that all contractors employing workers are in compliance with Montana Worker’s Compensation Law, and that they carry the proper worker’s compensation insurance.  The DLI also ensures that independent contractors (more…)