Department of Labor and Industry

Application and Testing Requirements

Certification Application and Testing Requirements

Workers' Compensation Claims Examiner Certification

Certification Application and Testing Requirements:

Each applicant for certification as a worker’s compensation claims examiner shall personally take and pass an examination.  A passing score of 80% or greater is required.  The applicant will be allowed 2 hours to take the exam.  The applicant will be provided with the current Montana Code Annotated (MCA) and the Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM). The applicant will also be provided with a study guide two weeks prior to the examination. An applicant may retake an examination as many times as necessary to pass the examination.  The examination fee must be paid for each examination taken.

The fees for processing an initial two-year certification shall be a $100 non-refundable per applicant and each examination fee will be a $75 non-refundable per application payable at the time of the application.

We make reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in the Claims Examiner Testing. Persons needing an accommodation must notify the office at (406) 444-6649.

This website allows you to print off all forms and pay electronically or by mail.

For questions please contact Julia Crane, Manager (406) 444-6649 or email Julia