Background Checks

Important background check guidelines and information regarding national criminal background checks, criminal record checks, criminal history checks, court and MVR fees in the state of Montana.

State Laws in Montana

Need To Run Background Screenings in Montana?

Hire Image provides comprehensive Montana background checks including the following:

  • Employment background checks
  • Criminal background checks
  • Drug screening tests
  • Educational verifications
  • Driving record searches

Currently, Montana has no statewide Ban the Box or Fair Chance Hiring Rules.

Currently, Montana has no statewide Credit History Ban.

Currently, Montana allows the use and possession of Marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients. Employers are specifically not required to permit or accommodate the use of marijuana in the workplace. Adults age 21 and over can possess, purchase, use, ingest, inhale, or transport up to 1 ounce of Marijuana. Adults may also plant or cultivate up to four mature marijuana plants and four seedlings. “Employers are not prohibited from disciplining employees if they violate their workplace drug and alcohol policy or if they work while intoxicated by marijuana.”

Currently, Montana has no statewide Salary History Ban.

Montana County Criminal Search Access Fees

Montana, All Counties, $10.00
Montana, Big Horn County, $25.00
Montana, Carter County, $21.00
Montana, Chouteau County, $14.00
Montana, Custer County, $25.00
Montana, Daniels County, $14.00
Montana, Deer Lodge County, $5.00
Montana, Fallon County, $25.00
Montana, Fergus County, $15.00
Montana, Flathead County, $25.00
Montana, Garfield County, $39.00
Montana, Gallatin County, $25.00
Montana, Glacier County, $28.00
Montana, Golden Valley County, $28.00
Montana, Granite County, $7.00
Montana, Hill County, $14.00
Montana, Jefferson County, $20.00
Montana, Judith Basin, $28.00
Montana, Lewis & Clark County, $14.00
Montana, Liberty County, $28.00
Montana, Lincoln County, $14.00
Montana, Madison County, $14.00
Montana, Mccone County $28.00
Montana, Meagher County $28.00
Montana, Mineral County, $25.00
Montana, Musselshell County $28.00
Montana, Park County $25.00
Montana, Petroleum County $14.00
Montana, Phillips County $14.00
Montana, Pondera County $14.00
Montana, Powder River County $25.00
Montana, Powell County $25.00
Montana, Prairie County $28.00
Montana, Ravalli County, $14.00
Montana, Richland County, $39.00
Montana, Roosevelt County, $28.00
Montana, Rosebud County, $10.00
Montana, Sanders County, $25.00
Montana, Sheridan County, $28.00
Montana, Silver Bow, $10.00
Montana, Stillwater County, $14.00
Montana, Sweet Grass County, $28.00
Montana, Teton County, $4.00
Montana, Toole County, $15.00
Montana, Treasure County, $39.00
Montana, Valley County, $28.00
Montana, Wheatland County, $28.00
Montana, Wibaux County, $21.00

Montana Statewide Criminal Search Access Fees

Montana Statewide Access Fee $22.00

Montana MVR Access Fees

Montana MVR Access Fee $8.30

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  • Mandatory FCRA summary of rights and state disclosures
  • Pre-adverse notification (if applicable)
  • Leave time for candidate to dispute
  • You decide: Hire, or Not (send adverse action letter)

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