Montana Captive Domicile Summary

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While Montana is, in terms of population, one of the smallest US states, the opposite is true when it comes to captive insurance companies.

With close to 300 licensed captives, Montana is one of the largest captive domiciles in the United States. The more than $1 billion in premiums flowing through those captives also puts Montana in the upper ranks in captive premium volume among domestic domiciles.

Captive managers and others say a key reason why Montana has grown so significantly since the passage of its captive statute in 2001 is the top quality of its captive regulatory staff.


Captive Domicile Statistics

Total Captive Count*
Year Captives
2019 291
2018 288
2017 322
2016 332
2015 305
*Includes dormant captives and cell captives.

Captives' Gross Written Premiums*
Year Gross Premium
2019  $1.2 billion 
2018 $1.2 billion
2017 $1.2 billion
2016 $1.1 billion
2015 $873 million
*Includes direct written premiums and assumed reinsurance.

Captive Domicile Contacts

For more information, contact
Tal Redpath
Captive Insurance Examiner
Office of the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance
840 Helena Avenue
Helena, Montana 59601
Phone: (406) 444–0765
Email: [email protected]

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