License Reciprocity: Volunteer Professional
When an emergency declaration is in effect, a volunteer professional, who holds an active, unrestricted license in another state, can practice in Montana as if they are licensed in Montana. They must follow the scope and standard of practice of Montana. The professional must register with the appropriate licensing board.
Interstate licensure recognition - volunteer professionals
(1) (a) Subject to subsection (2), whenever a state of emergency or disaster is in effect, a volunteer professional who possesses an active, unrestricted license in another state may practice in Montana to the extent authorized by law as if the person had been licensed in Montana. (b) A volunteer professional shall adhere to the scope and standards of practice set forth in licensing provisions, practice acts, or other laws or policies of Montana. (2) (a) Prior to providing services in Montana, a volunteer professional who is licensed for professional services in another state shall register with the appropriate licensing agency in the state of Montana. The licensing agency shall verify the current licensure of the volunteer professional in the other state or states prior to registering the licensee. (b) Based on available funding, the licensing agency may request and accept funds for the purpose of implementing the provisions of subsection (2)(a).