Montana Department of Livestock

Here to serve the people of Montana and its livestock industry.

Centralized Services

Agency Information

Contact Information

Department of Livestock
Centralized Services Division
PO BOX 202001
Helena, Montana 59620-2001

Aerial Hunting Permits

The Montana Department of Livestock issues aerial hunting permits for the sole purpose of aiding and assisting in the protection of livestock from depredation. To obtain an aerial hunting permit, the pilot and his/her aircraft(s) must be registered with the Montana Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Division. Once registered, pilots may apply for an aerial hunting permit.

 Administrative Rules


To check the status of your permit, or for any other questions, please contact the Department of Livestock at (406) 444-5612.

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