Brands EnforcementBrands Re-Record 2021

Montana Brand Re-Record is Quickly Approaching!!


JANUARY 1, 2021 to DECEMBER 31, 2021


- Watch for upcoming 2021 Brand Re-Record information to arrive in your mailbox in December 2020.

- All Montana brands will be re-recorded in 2021.

- The cost to re-record a brand will be $175 per brand.

Click here to view your current brand recording.

Click here to update your brand address or counties of range.

Commonly asked questions:

What are the dates for the Montana Brand Re-record Year?
Re-record begins January 1, 2021 and ends at midnight on December 31, 2021.
When will I receive my Brand Re-record notice?
The Brand Re-record packet with notices will be sent to the registered brand owner during the week of December 14, 2020.
Can I re-record my brand on-line?
Yes.  You will be able to re-record your brand on-line by visiting the website currently under development.
The website will be up and running on January 1, 2021.
Re-recording on-line is the most convenient option to re-record your brand, however there is a convenience fee charge of 1.95% of the total transaction amount plus a $1.25 per transaction service fee.
What is the cost to re-record my brand?
The 2021 Re-record fee is $175 per brand.
Who do I make the check out to?
You will make the check out to “MT Dept of Livestock”
Can I come to the Helena office to Re-record my brand?
The Helena office is closed to the public; however, you will be able to drop your re-record notice & fee in the lock box in the office lobby of the Helena office.
Can I re-record my brand early?
No.  You will only be able to re-record your brand during the Re-record Year which begins January 1, 2021 and ends at midnight on December 31, 2021.
Can I transfer & re-record my brand for one fee?
The cost to transfer your brand and re-record your brand are two separate fees.
Re-record fee is $175.00
Brand transfer fee is $200.00
If I register a new brand in 2021, will I have to re-record the brand as well?
No.  If you register a new brand during the year 2021, you will not have to re-record that brand until 2031.
What will happen if I do not re-record my brand during the Re-record year?
If you do not re-record your brand by midnight on December 31, 2021, your brand will become inactive.  Once a brand is inactive, there is no guarantee that the brand would be reissued.
Department of Livestock
Brands Division
Mailing Address:
Department of Livestock
PO BOX 202001
Helena MT 59620-2001

Delivery Address:
Department of Livestock
301 N. Roberts, Room 101
Helena MT  59620
Map to MDOL Office