Division of Corporations, Business
and Professional Licensing
staffs the geology
certification in Alaska is based solely upon the registration
requirements of the American Institute of Professional
Geologists. Certifications have no expiration date and
require no renewal fees.
who practice independently, on a contract basis, must
Alaska Business License.
Statutes are passed by the legislature. Regulations
(also called the Alaska Administrative Code) are rules
adopted by the department to implement, interpret, and
make specific the statutes. Both statutes and regulations
have the force of law.
08.02.011 specifically applies to geologists. AS 08.01
- 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all professions
regulated by the division.
regulations are advertised in Alaska newspapers and
we invite public comment on them. If you would like
to receive notice of proposed regulations, please write
to the regulations specialist and request that your
name be added to the Geologists interested parties list.
Please advise us if you move or wish your name removed
from the mailing list.
commissioner of community and economic development shall
certify an applicant as a professional geologist if
the applicant is certified as a professional geologist
by the American Institute of Professional Geologists." AS
organizations may provide information on the regulation
of the practice of geology in other states.
Institute of Professional Geologists
1400 W 122nd Ave., Suite 250
Westminster, CO 80234
(303) 412-6205, Fax (303) 253-9220
|Nathan Vallier, Licensing Examiner
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806