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The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development offices are closed to the public at this time. We are still open for business and encourage you to contact us via phone or email.

Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office


AMCO is only processing mail-in applications due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic in order to protect our staff and Alaskan residents. Please mail all documents listed below to our Anchorage office. We will process them within 3-5 business days. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Items required to initiate and renew a Marijuana Handlers Card:

For mail-in applications please send all required documents to:
Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office
Attn: Handler Permits
550 West 7th Ave, Suite 1600
Anchorage, AK 99501

Marijuana Handler Permit Application

As of May 1, 2017, there will be a $50.00 fee for a replacement Marijuana Handler Permit Card under 3 AAC 306.100(e). Replacement Card Forms should also include a "Passport Style" Photo if mailing to the Anchorage office for processing.

Please read the "Marijuana Handler Permit Application Instructions" listed below for more detailed information on how to apply, office hours and locations, document submission and card issuance instructions.

Disqualifying Criminal History for Marijuana Handlers

Marijuana Handler Permit Training

A marijuana establishment and each licensee, employee, or agent of the marijuana establishment who sells, cultivates, manufactures, tests, or transports marijuana or a marijuana product, or who checks the identification of a consumer or visitor, must obtain a marijuana handler permit from the board before being licensed or beginning employment at a marijuana establishment, per 3 AAC 306.700.

To obtain a marijuana handler permit, a person must first complete one of the following approved courses:

Alaska Marijuana Handler Certification
Green CulturED
Phone: (720)446-8847
Samantha Montalbano
Phone: (877)881-2235

Alaska Marijuana Handler Certification Course
Alaska Green Resources
Phone: (907) 252-8026

Alaska Marijuana Handler ONLINE Certification Training
Marijuana Handlers
Phone: (907) 301-1365

Alaska Marijuana Institute Online Certification Course
Good Enterprises
Phone: (907) 202-6328

Cannabis Handler and Marijuana Professional Certification Course
Serious Circus, LLC
Phone: (907) 888-8436

Marijuana Handler Permit Instruction
R. L. Marcy
Phone: (907) 631-9518

Marijuana Handler's Card
Kimberly Kole
Phone: (907) 727-6584

Advanced Learning Management System
Medical Marijuana 411
Phone: 1-844-411-0500 ext. 814

Best Price Alaska Marijuana Handler Training
Phone: 1-888-344-5554

Alaska Marijuana Handler Permit Training
Phone: (605) 427-2000 and 1-800-247-7737

In Person Training
Midnight Greenery
Phone: (907) 727-2000

Marijuana Handler Permit Course Provider Application

Persons and entities seeking to have a marijuana handler permit education course approved by the Marijuana Control Board should first review and understand 3 AAC 306.700 and then complete the application below.

Marijuana Handler Permit Status

Please see link below to review the handler permit status for persons revoked, suspended, or expired.