Montana Aircraft Registration

Purchase and register your aircraft with a Montana LLC with the Montana Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division.

Montana aircraft are governed by the Montana Code Annotated: 67-3-201.

Many people form Montana LLCs to hold their aircraft in to avoid the sales tax.

Montana aircraft registration fees are also not very expensive.

The following fees are the rates according to section 67-3-206 for 2015:
 Aircraft Type 0-5 years 6-10 years 11-20 years 21-30 years 31-40 years
Single engine, fixed gear, 200 horsepower and under $300 $175 $100 $50 $25
Single engine, fixed gear, over 200 horsepower $500 $250 $150 $75 $50
Single engine, retractable gear, 200 horsepower and under $600 $300 $175 $100 $75
Single engine, retractable gear, over 200 horsepower $700 $400 $200 $125 $100
Multi-engine, piston engine $800 $500 $250 $175 $150
Helicopter, piston engine $700 $450 $225 $150 $125
Single engine jet helicopter, prop jet $1,500 $700 $450 $300 $175
Multi-engine jet helicopter, prop jet $2,000 $1,000 $600 $400 $200
Jet engine, no propeller $3,000 $1,500 $800 $500 $250
Glider, ultralight, gyrocopter, balloon, homebuilt aircraft, antiques or any aircraft over 40 years old $20

Aircraft have to renew their registration annually by March 1st each year. Here is the form used to register aircraft in Montana: aircraft registration form.

We can form a Montana LLC for you in 1-3 days for $300. Our Montana LLC includes custom Articles of Organization for Montana holding companies, an operating agreement, the state filing fees, and one year of our $49 Montana registered agent service. Our Montana registered agent service is only $49 a year, with no forwarding fees for your aircraft registrations.

If you would like service immediately, you can sign up here.