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BUSINESS LICENSING

Purchase a NEW Alaska Business License Online

Note: If you are attempting to RENEW an existing business license please go to RENEW an Alaska Business License Online.

TO BEGIN: Review, Prepare, and Scroll Down

To avoid errors and ensure compliance with Alaska Business Licensing Statutes (law) and Regulations, you are strongly encouraged to REVIEW the following information, PREPARE your answers, and SCROLL DOWN to purchase your NEW business license online for immediate processing.

1. How do I get started? 2. What is your business organizational structure? 3. What will be your business name? 4. What business activities will you be engaging in? 5. Is a physical presence, location, or address in Alaska required? 6. Who will be the Owner of your business? 7. Will you be selling tobacco products, electronic smoking products, or products containing nicotine? 8. What will be your NEW business licensing fee? 9. What are Alaska Business Licensing Statutes and Regulations? 10. I need help getting started, where can I go for help? 11. Who cannot purchase a NEW business license online?

IMPORTANT! Before you purchase a NEW business license online:

You are strongly encouraged to review the above information and prepare your answers before proceeding to purchase your new business license.

Have you reviewed the above information to avoid errors and ensure compliance with Business Licensing Statutes (law) and regulations for your new business license?

Be prepared with all the necessary information before you begin online filing.

Move through in a smooth and timely manner without pausing to avoid the system timing you out.

For this program to work properly your computer must have JavaScript and Cookies enabled in your browser.

Using the BACK or FORWARD buttons will cause you to lose your information and you will need to start at the beginning of the program.

CHECK AND RE-CHECK YOUR DATA ENTRY AND SPELLING before proceeding to payment.


What can you expect after you have successfully filed online:

You will be able to print your Business License certificate immediately, which will include your NEW Alaska Business License Number.

Print the confirmation page at the end of the process for your records; it contains important information regarding your Business License purchase.

Per 12 AAC 02.010, 12 AAC 02.015, and 12 AAC 12.010(e) business license fees are non-refundable once the business license has been issued.

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