Montana permits the open carry of firearms in public without a permit or license.1 Montana law states in relevant part, “[a]ny person who is not otherwise prohibited from doing so by federal or state law may openly carry a weapon and may communicate to another person the fact that the person has a weapon.”2

See our Open Carry policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

  1. Mont. Code Ann. § 45-3-111. ⤴︎
  2. Id. ⤴︎