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Business Licensing

Is your business license status INACTIVE?

This means the business license is INACTIVE for one or more statutory reasons and all business activity under this business license must cease.

To be entitled to an Alaska Business License and the privilege to engage in business activity in this state you must be compliant with Corporation and Professional Licensing statutes and regulations, where applicable.

To find out why your business license is inactive, check the following:

1.   Check your expiration date:
2.   Check the status of your entity (i.e., INC, LLC, LLP, Non-Profit, etc.), if the business license is owned by an entity:
3.   Check the status of your professional license, if any of your business activities (per NAICS Codes) require a professional license:

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
      Professional Licensing Section       Email: License@Alaska.Gov
      Corporations Section       Email: Corporations@Alaska.Gov
      Business Licensing Section       Email: BusinessLicense@Alaska.Gov