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Notice of Office Closure

The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development offices will be closed to the public on November 23rd and 24th. We will be closed November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and November 24th is an unpaid furlough day for employees to reduce state expenses.

Business Licensing

Changes to Business Licenses FAQs


1.   I made a mistake on my NEW Alaska Business License. What changes will Business Licensing Statutes and Regulations permit after my business license has been issued? 2.   How can I change the physical and/or mailing addresses on my business license in-between renewals? 3.   How do I change my primary and/or secondary NAICS code(s) on my business license in-between renewals? 4.   Will Business Licensing Statutes and Regulations permit a change in a Tobacco Endorsement on a business license? 5.   How can the owner’s LEGAL name on a business license be changed? 6.   Will Business Licensing Statutes and Regulations permit a change in ownership of my business license? 7.   Will Business Licensing Statutes and Regulations permit a change in the business name (DBA) on a current business license? 8.   What if I need a business license change not provided in statutes or regulations?