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How to Get an ESA Letter in Montana Online

The process of obtaining an emotional support animal (ESA) letter begins with an appointment with a licensed mental health professional (LMHP), as they have the expertise to assess your symptoms and determine whether you are eligible for an emotional support animal. Thanks to telehealth platforms like Pettable, this consultation can take place online, making the entire ESA approval process much simpler and more convenient. Get started with Pettable today and connect with one of our LMHPs from the comfort of your own home!

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Emotional Support Animals in Montana

If you struggle with your mental health, you may stand to benefit from the companionship of an emotional support animal. Although there are restrictions on where you can take your emotional support animal in public, the good news is that both federal and Montana law grant you and your ESA full and equal access to housing – including rental properties with “no pets” policies.

ESA Laws in Montana

The federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) secure the rights of assistance animal owners (including ESA owners) to equal access to housing. This means that your housing provider must make reasonable accommodations for your emotional support animal to live with you, as long as you are in possession of a valid ESA letter. In fact, your ESA letter supersedes the landlord’s usual pet policies, and exempts you from any pet deposits or fees, as well as breed and weight restrictions. 

However, ESA owners should keep in mind that unlike service animals, emotional support animals do not have equal access to most public places and businesses. This includes shops, restaurants, theaters, libraries, and hotels – unless they specifically allow pets. In most cases, if you'd like your emotional support animal to be admitted with you, try showing your ESA letter to the venue owner or manager (or your boss, in the case of your workplace). Presented with a valid ESA letter, they may choose to accommodate you.

Airlines also reserve the right to admit or reject emotional support animals on a case-by-case basis, as specified by the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA). If you want to fly with your emotional support animal, contact the airline well in advance of your travel date to discuss your situation, and always mention your ESA letter. If the airline refuses, your ESA may still be able to travel as an ordinary pet, subject to the usual fees and restrictions.

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How Do You Qualify for an ESA in Montana?

To qualify for an emotional support animal, a mental health professional licensed in Montana must determine that you have an emotional or mental disability that inhibits you from engaging in one or more major life activities. If you qualify, your therapist can include having an emotional support animal as a component of your mental health treatment plan. This means that if you already have a companion animal for emotional support, they will now have official ESA status.

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Why Pettable?

1. We Guarantee Our Letters Will Work For You
We believe you should not have to worry about your letter working or not. That's why at Pettable we offer a satisfaction guarantee - meaning your letter works or you get your money back.

2. World Class Mental Health Professionals
We have built a team of world class mental health professionals who can write you a PSD Letter prescription guaranteed to work anywhere you go.

3. Unparalleled Customer Support
We know getting your animal approved to travel or live with you can be stressful, which is why we invest so much in our team of dedicated support specialists to make sure you are always taken care of and have the support you need!

4. Licensed in all 50 states
Our network of mental health professionals is deep and spans across the entire country. Additionally, we have a deep team of mental health professionals to make sure we can meet any timeline.

5. Best In Class Legal Support
We are here to make sure your housing and travel needs are taken care of so you don't worry. Our legal team is dedicated to having your back should you need it!

6. Human Connection & Legitimate Evaluations
In order for your letter to work you need to have a live consultation with a mental health professional. At Pettable we make sure our clinicians adhered to HUD standards and conduct consultations over the phone to get to know you and your mental health situation well.

Why Pettable Is the Best Online ESA Letter Provider in Montana

Check out the comparison chart to see how Pettable measures up to other well-known online ESA letter providers. 

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Verified Reviews: 4.8/5
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Google: 4.4/5
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Trust Pilot: 4.7/5
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Facebook: 4.6/5
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What our pet parents are saying

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I had an incredible experience with Pettable. I had just moved and was looking for a new therapist, but knew an ESA would really help me with the transition, so I came to Pettable to get documentation so I didn’t have to wait months to get approval from my landlord to bring a pet home. The process was straightforward, timely, and made me feel so valid in my journey. Now I am raising a puppy and never been happier and healthier! I can’t recommend Pettable enough! 
“The process was straightforward, timely, and made me feel so valid in my journey.
Maddee W. Dog parent
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My pup provides relief in stressful situations, particularly when I'm away on necessary travel. Pettable was an amazing resource, connecting me with a therapist who listened to my situation and provided advice above and beyond. I could hear Rhiana's compassion over our call and appreciated her patience. Grateful for this service!"
“I could hear Rhiana's compassion over our call and appreciated her patience.
Austin K. Dog parent
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You were very attentive and I’m very satisfied with the provider I was assigned with, thank you again for helping relieve the stress of not being able to take my furry baby to our new home."
“Thank you again for helping relieve the stress.
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Bolutife "Bolu", LCSW-S, MPA

Licensed Therapist
Equipped with over 13 years, Bolu has worked with various populations (adolescents, couples, families, and adults), but finds passion in working with the BIPOC community suffering from trauma.

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Shaunae, M.S., LPC

Licensed Therapist
I have worked in the mental health field for 10 years with experience across diverse populations and communities. I’m dedicated to ensuring the best care possible.

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Michael, LPC, LCDC

Licensed Therapist
I graduated from UT Dallas with my BA in Psychology, University of the Southwest with my MS in counseling, and California Southern University with my PsyD in Psychology, but have been an LPC and LCDC since 2011.

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Jasmine, LCMHC

Licensed Therapist
I graduated with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. I completed my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Since graduating, I have been working in private practice.

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Rhiana, MA, LPC, LAC

Licensed Professional Counselor
I primarily work with people experiencing homelessness. I began doing emotional support evaluations to increase housing access to all.

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Melissa, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. I graduated from the Catholic University's National Catholic School of Social Service with a Master of Social Work.

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