Montana Department of Justice - Driver History Records Service - Tim Fox , Attorney General
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Instructions

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To utilize this service you can become a registered user of mt.gov (registered user). Registered users must be approved by the Department of Justice.  Or if you would like to use the service as a public user you will be asked to enter your Montana driver license number, the name printed on the face of that license, and the last four digits of your social security number. If you do not have a Montana driver license then you can request the record you need by downloading the form 34-0100 from https://dojmt.gov/driving/driving-records-forms/.

You will need to fill out and mail the form.

Before you conduct your search you must select the reason you are requesting the driving record. Following your selection you must read - and accept - the certification of intended use which certifies that you have a legitimate need for this data, and that you are entitled to the information under one or more permissible uses set forth in the Montana Driver Privacy Protection Act. This information will be logged each time you conduct an online driving record search for auditing purposes.

Your search criteria must supply three key pieces of information:

  • Full name as listed on the face of the driver license
  • Montana driver license number
  • Date of Birth

WHO MAY REQUEST MY DRIVING RECORD? WHY DO THEY WANT THE INFORMATION?

Any entity may request a driving record of an individual if they have a valid reason under the Montana Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA). The entity must supply the required information necessary to conduct the search. View the authorized usage list.

WHAT DOES A DRIVING RECORD CONTAIN AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

The driving record is a true reproduction of a driving history as it appears in the official records on file at
the Department of Justice, Motor Vehicle Division. The record contains the following pertinent information:

1. Driver's license status and expiration date - The status may be valid, suspended, revoked, cancelled, no license, inactive, expired.

2. Convictions of the licensee - The department shall record a deferred imposition of sentence if the underlying offense is a felony. Also, forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure a defendant appearance in court, which forfeiture has not been vacated.

3. Driver control actions - The department has the authority to take action under the law to suspend, revoke or cancel a driver's license.

4. Traffic accidents in which the licensee was involved.

Click on the following link if you need more information about what the information displayed on the driving record means. The link takes you to a page on the Montana Motor Vehicle Division website. From that page under reference guide there will be a link to understanding your motor vehicle record.

IF THERE IS AN ERROR ON MY DRIVING RECORD WHAT CAN I DO? WHO DO I CONTACT?

Contact the Motor Vehicle Division, Records and Driver Control Bureau at 406-444-3292. Information must include your full name, address and telephone number.