Montana Contractor


The Independent Contractor Central Unit is responsible for:

  • Issuance of an Independent Contractor Exemption Certificate to independent contractors who are independently established in their own business and have elected to not cover themselves under a Montana workers’ compensation insurance policy.
  • Decisions regarding employment relationship statuses, independent contractor or employee, at the request of participating agencies.

The Construction Contractor Registration Unit is responsible for:

  • Issuance of a Construction Contractor Registration to contractors in the construction industry that have employees, are corporations, and are manager-managed limited liability companies.
  • Ensuring all construction contractors, especially those with employees, are paying Montana’s rates for workers’ compensation insurance.
  • Please choose a contact from this section if you have questions or concerns regarding an Independent Contractor Exemption Certificate, Construction Contractor Registration, or Home Inspector Registration:
    Registration Section: (406) 444-7734
    Section Manager - Tracy Gonzalez: (406) 444-9585
    Mailing Address:

    Registration Section
    PO Box 8011
    Helena, MT 59604

    Physical Address (for FedEx or UPS overnight mailing, same day processing not guaranteed):
    Registration Section
    301 South Park Avenue, 4th Floor
    Helena, MT 59601
  • Please choose a contact from this section if you have questions or complaints regarding compliance of the Independent Contractor Exemption Certificate or Construction Contractor Registration programs.
    Supervisor | Program Manager Jeff Garden : (406) 444-9586
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