Montana Tribal ID Cards

As of October 1, 2007, Montana law requires that a tribal identification card be treated the same as a Montana identification card for identification purposes, including but not limited to:

  • obtaining a conservation, hunting, or fishing license; recording titles to motor vehicles, trailers, semi-trailers, pole trailers, travel trailers, campers, motor boats, personal watercraft, sail boats, snowmobiles, and off-highway vehicles; applying for a concealed weapon permit; and purchasing alcohol and tobacco products.
Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Reservation

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Crow Tribe of the Crow Reservation

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Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation

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Fort Belknap Assiniboine & Gros Ventre Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation

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Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation

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Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation

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Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation

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Little Shell Chippewa Tribe

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Download a copy of the Tribal ID Poster

Read the full text of HB789

Analysis of the provisions of HB 789 provided by the Montana Legislative Services Division

Montana Human Rights Bureau to file a discrimination complaint within 180 days of the date of alleged discrimination.

(406) 444-2884


12,500 copies of this public document were published at an estimated cost of .06 cents per copy, for a total cost of $797.00.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is intended to assist the public and business owners in obtaining a basic understanding of the new state law about tribal ID’s. This website does not constitute legal advice. If you have specific legal questions concerning the new tribal ID law, we recommend you consult an attorney or use the state contact numbers listed on this page.



Governor's Office of Indian Affairs

State Capitol Building
2nd Floor, Room 202
PO Box 200801
Helena, Montana 59620
P (406) 444-3702
F (406) 444-1350


Blackfeet Nation
(406) 338-7521

Chippewa Cree Tribe
(406) 395-5705

Crow Nation
(406) 638-3708

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes
(406) 675-2700

Fort Belknap Assiniboine & Gros Ventre Tribes
(406) 353-2205

Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes
(406) 768-2300

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe
(406) 315-2400

Northern Cheyenne Tribe
(406) 477-6284

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