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E-Commerce Applications Outage

To accommodate the deployment of a new system, the Department of Commerce Community and Economic Development is scheduling an outage for all e-Commerce applications from November 30 at 5PM until December 1 at 7AM

Offices Closed to Public

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.

Business Licensing

COVID-19 Outbreak Information

For the latest information on the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) outbreak in Alaska, please visit covid19.alaska.gov.

Find updates for your profession or business on the CBPL COVID-19 Information Page.

BUSINESS LICENSE FEES SUSPENDED EFFECTIVE 11/16/2020

To support economic stability, due to COVID-19, Governor Dunleavy has once again temporarily suspended NEW and RENEWING Business Licensing fees effective November 16, 2020.

A Note from the Director...

The division is committed to serving our customers, and we are working to redirect our resources to maximize access to information during the COVID-19 public emergency. Some staff are currently telecommuting, so there may be an extensive delay in returning your call.

Here’s how to get help quickly:

  1. Check the CBPL COVID-19 Information Webpage.
  2. Check the appropriate program page for information.
  3. To receive the fastest reply to any questions, send an email to the appropriate program address. Click here for a list of programs and their email addresses.

Ensuring access to health care and keeping Alaska moving forward are our top priorities right now. Thank you for your patience, and stay safe.

Sincerely,
Sara Chambers
Division Director

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Contact Information

Do not email filings or payments.
For security reasons do not email filings, payment or other confidential information.

General Inquiries
To better assist you, please provide the Business Name and Business License Number (if you have one already) in the Subject Line of your email.
Email (preferred): businesslicense@alaska.gov
Do not email filings or payments.
Phone: (907) 465-2550