The Attorney General’s Office has determined that concealed weapons permits from the following states are recognized under Montana law:
People who hold permits from the following states may not carry concealed weapons in Montana because their state laws do not expressly require background checks of permit applicants:
District of Columbia
No weapons, concealed or otherwise, are allowed in school buildings in Montana.
Even with a concealed weapons permit, you may not carry a concealed weapon in the following places:
- buildings owned or leased by the federal, state or local government
- financial institutions
- any place where alcoholic beverages are sold, dispensed and consumed
In addition, be sure to check local regulations, which may restrict carrying concealed weapons at public meetings, and in public parks and buildings.
County sheriffs can provide information on where concealed weapons are prohibited in their counties.
Montana has no prohibitions against carrying a weapon in a motor vehicle.