How to Get a Work Permit in Montana

Getting a work permit in Montana is much easier than most teens think, but the entire process can be pretty confusing if you've never done it before. Because of this, we've created this page which outlines everything you need to know about getting a work permit in Montana.  If you're under the age of 16, a work permit is required to work part-time at any company, so follow what we've outlined here and you can get a job in no time.

Minimum Working Age in Montana

In Montana, there are more elk, deer and antelope than there are humans. However there are still plenty of young people who are interested in obtaining work, and minors aged 14 and up are able to seek employment in the state of Montana. Those who are interested in working merely need to find employment; no work permit is needed for minors residing in the state. As the federal government does not require work permits, minors living in Montana do not have to obtain one prior to seeking employment in the state. Though there is no requirement for a work permit, employers have to follow teen labor laws; click here for more information on teen labor laws in Montana.

Applying For a Work Permit in Montana

The state of Montana does not require work permits for minors seeking employment.

Transferring Work Permits in Montana

As the state of Montana does not require work permits, this is not applicable.

Employer Responsibility With Work Permits in Montana

While employers will not have to obtain work permits from those under the age of 18 that they hire, they must follow teen labor laws as noted above.