Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office

Changes to the Marijuana Handler Permit process in Anchorage

Effective March 1, 2017 a passport photo will no longer be required for applications that are brought into the Anchorage office.

Required for mail in's and for in person appointment in Fairbanks and Juneau

  • Passport Photo (2"X2" full color photo)

Marijuana Handler Permit Course Provider Application

Perons 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.

form MJ-10 Marijuana Handler Permit Education Course Provider Application

Marijuana Handler Permit Application

Marijuana Handler Permit Application Instructions

You may pay by check or money order at the main AMCO office in Anchorage. If you are outside the Anchorage Bowl, you may mail your check or money order to 550 W 7th Suite 1600, Anchorage AK 99501.

Your payment must also be accompanied with a cover sheet.

Marijuana Handler permit hours:

  • Anchorage: 16th floor, 550 West 7th Ave, Suite 1610
  • Marijuana Handler Permit Hours: Wednesdays from 9AM-12PM
  • Fairbanks: 1648 Cushman St. Suite 203
  • Call 451-2748 to schedule an appointment
  • Juneau: 9th Floor of the State Office Building, Conference Room B
  • Call 465-2330 to schedule and appoinment

Application for a Marijuana Handler Permit

If you have reviewed the application instructions, please click on the link below to launch the application.

Initiate Handler Permit Application

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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: