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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

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 an 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?

This Division does not provide legal advice. The information contained within these webpages is provided for your convenience and is not to be interpreted as legal advice. It is your responsibility to know what your registering, reporting and filing requirements are based on your specific business activities. Not knowing what is expected of you may not preclude you from the legal obligation to meet these requirements and compliance with the law. You are encouraged to seek the advice of a professional, such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Attorney if you need additional assistance.

Contact Us

When contacting this office, please direct your questions to the appropriate Section: Corporations, Professional Licensing, or Business Licensing. Each Section specializes in its own requirements per Alaska statutes and regulations.

Professional Licensing Section
Email: License@Alaska.Gov

Corporations Section
Email: Corporations@Alaska.Gov

Business Licensing Section
Email: BusinessLicense@Alaska.Gov