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Become a Montana Process Server

Requirements to Become a Process Server in Montana

  • Service of all process shall be madein the county where the party to be served is found by a sheriff, deputy sheriff, constable, or any other person over the age of 18 not a party to the action.
  • All individuals who do more than 10 services of process in a calendar year must obtain a registration certificate enabling them to process serve. This certificate also enables process servers to act as a levying officer. Registration requires a surety bond of $10,000 per individual and $100,000 for each firm. Process servers cannot levy on an amount in excess of their bond. Applicants must also pass a written examination based on the Handbook for Process Servers, which is published by the Montana Department of Commerce.

NOTE: The requirements to become a process server change from time to time. You should contact your local county clerk or recorder to make sure the following information regarding becoming a process server in your state is still accurate.

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