How do I apply for a drivers license if I am relocating to Montana? Montana

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Relocating to MT: New Resident License Requirements

After moving to Montana and establishing permanent relocation, you have 60 days to obtain a Montana drivers license. To apply, visit any MVD office with:

  • Proof of identity.
  • Proof of Montana residency.
  • Proof of lawful presence.
  • Payment for driver license fee that's contingent on age.
If you have a valid out-of-state license, the driver examiner may waive the written and driving tests. You will still, however, have to pass a vision screening.

If You're Required to Take Each License Test

Written License Test


To prepare, study the state's drivers manual. All of the written test questions are based on information contained in the manual, including space management, avoiding collisions, and drinking and driving. You can grab a hardcopy from any MVD location, or by downloading from the MVD website.

Next, take at least one practice test. These online exams feature questions similar to those on the actual test, giving you good insight on what to expect.  

Driving License Test


You will need an appointment if you test at any one of the following driver examination sites: Billings, Bozeman, Columbus, Hardin, Helena, Missoula, Red Lodge, Superior, or Townsend. Otherwise, driving tests, at all other locations, are given on a first-come-first-serve basis.

When you arrive, have:

  • Proof of identity.
  • Proof of Montana residency.
  • Proof of lawful presence.
  • A working vehicle.

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