License Renewal

*The Online Payment system is undergoing annual maintenance and will be unavailable from June 24, 2022 at 5:00 pm until July 01, 2022 at 8:00 am.

Please don't use the login on the payment page! Select payment type, and then select Add Item.

Level 3 Advisory    The Renewal Notice/Courtesy Reminder, or a copy of your current license(s)

Level 3 Advisory    Banking information  – either a credit/debit card or your bank routing number (found on the bottom of your checks).


Conditions for online renewal:

  • Accepted methods of payment
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Discover
    • AmEx
    • Electronic check
  • Transactions returned for insufficient funds will be charged a $10 return fee.
  • A non-refundable transaction fee will be applied during the “Transaction Summary,” when ‘Payment Type’ is selected. This non-refundable transaction fee is calculated as follows:
  • Credit/Debit Cards -  $1.19 per transaction + 3% of License fee(s).
  • Electronic Checks - $1.19 per transaction.

TIPS for Online Renewal:

  • The service provider will lead you through 5 steps for online payment.
  • There will be an option to print a receipt when the process is complete, and a copy will be sent to the email you provided in Customer Information.
  • If a receipt does not appear at completion of payment, then the renewal process may not have been successful.
  • Please call FCS at (406) 444-2837 after seven (7) business days if you didn’t get a receipt. While FCSS cannot reprint receipts, we may be able confirm payment was received.
  • Do not use the '&' (ampersand) symbol in the 'ESTABLISHMENT NAME', just leave a blank space.
  • Items marked with an * are required information.
  • Under 'FIRST NAME' and 'LAST NAME' in the 'Customer Information' section, you may enter the name of the owner, the name of the manager, or the name of the person entering the information.
  • Update Contact Information for Licensees.
  • New Owners must contact the Local Environmental Health Department.

Disclaimer and Disclosures:

  • This online service is provided by a third party working in partnership with the State of Montana.
  • FCSS does not retain customer credit card numbers.
  • FCSS does not take payment over the phone.
  • License fee overpayments will be refunded by check

If you have any questions, please call FCS at (406) 444-2415 or email us at   hhsfcs@mt.gov.

Thank you!