The following outlines general licensing information. For specific information on filing an application, you will need to obtain the application which includes a detailed listing of the requirements.
A hearing aid trainee application checklist can be found here.
A hearing aid dispenser application checklist can be found here.
A hearing aid dispenser (from out of state) application checklist can be found here.
A. Application Fee:
$500 Licensee from another state
$600 Hearing Aid Trainee
$300 Original license Fee (after passing all applicable exams)
1. Trainees - Must pass the ILE written exam and the Montana jurisprudence exam before a training license may be issued. Upon completion of 1,000 hours of supervised training, must pass the practical exam.
2. Licensees by Endorsement - Must pass the Montana jurisprudence exam and hold an active valid license in another state or jurisdiction.
C. Education Requirement: High School graduate or equivalent.
D. Experience Requirements: Trainees must complete 1,000 hours of supervised training
E. Examination Information: ILE written exams are scheduled by contacting the Board office.
F. Renewal Period: May 1 - June 30
Late Renew Online for 45 days until Aug. 14
G. Renewal Fee: Active and Late $550 / Inactive $150
H. Continuing Education Requirements: 10 hours per year
I. Other Special License Requirements: Trainees must have a licensed sponsor. All licensed hearing aid dispensers shall identify their permanent place of business in Montana.