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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


NOTICE:   Hardcopy filing delays

Business Licensing is in a heavy renewal period (Oct–Feb) and the processing time for all hard-copy applications will be delayed. To avoid delays, you are encouraged to file online (if available) for immediate processing.

SAVE TIME! File online for immediate processing!


For additional information see Business Licensing FAQs (#9 What if my business license has expired?)


Forms & Fees

The Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing makes available the following forms for use. In many cases, these forms meet just the minimum statutory and regulatory requirements. Although every effort is taken to ensure the forms comply with Alaska statutory and regulatory requirements, they should not be used in lieu of proper legal guidance from an attorney or other licensed professional.

General Instructions:

  • Scroll down to view forms.
  • For immediate processing, click the Online Icon icon next to the appropriate document below to file online (if available).
  • To file hardcopy, click the PDF Icon icon. Standard processing time from March–September is 10–15 business days. During heavy business licensing season (October–February), the processing time will be delayed.
  • If you have previously submitted your filing do not duplicate the process and payment. Please allow appropriate processing time.
  • Do not email filings. For security reasons do not email filings, payment or other confidential information.
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    NEW Applications

    RENEWAL Applications

    REACTIVATE Applications

    CHANGE Applications

    CANCEL or REDUCE Applications

    COPY and VERIFICATION Applications

    Business Name RESERVATION Applications

    Business Name REGISTRATION Applications

    Miscelleaneous Forms