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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.

Corporations

How to obtain copies of documents on record

  • Online: Most documents on record are available online to view and print immediately at no charge. To search for an entity click Search Corporations Database. You may search by the entity name, entity number, officer name, or registered agent. On the Entity Detail page is a list of Filed Documents. If online viewing is available select “Click to View” next to the document to view and/or print. If the online viewing option is not available you will need to submit a Copy Request form, along with the appropriate non-refundable fee, to request hardcopies of the documents. See below for more information on how to submit the Copy Request form along with the appropriate filing fees.
  • Hardcopy: To request a regular (uncertified) hardcopy of documents on record you may complete and submit to the Corporations Section a Copy Request form (08-562) along with the appropriate non-refundable fee. Processing time is 10-15 business days upon receipt in this office.
    • $10.00 non-refundable fee for each document requested.
    • $30.00 for all documents contained in one entity’s file up to 50 pages and $1.00 per page for each additional page above 50.
  • What is a Certified Copy?
  • A Certified Copy from this Division is a certificate from the State of Alaska which states the attached copies of the requested documents are a true copy of the records on file with this Division.

    The Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing can only certify and apostille documents on record with this Division. If you are seeking certificates of authentication or apostilles for other documents (i.e. vital records) these may be obtained through the Lieutenant Governor’s office, for more information go to the Lieutenant Governor’s website and click Services.

    To request a Certified Copy of an entity’s document(s), complete and submit to the Corporations Section a Copy Request form (08-562), along with the appropriate fees. Processing time is 10-15 business days upon receipt in this office.

    • $5.00 non-refundable fee for each Certified Copy Request. This fee is in addition to the Copy Request fee.
  • What is an Apostille?
  • An Apostille is a notarized certificate from the State of Alaska which states the attached copies of the requested documents are a true copy of the records on file with this Division.

    The Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing can only certify and apostille documents on record with this Division. If you are seeking certificates of authentication or apostilles for other documents (i.e. vital records) these may be obtained through the Lieutenant Governor’s office, for more information go to the Lieutenant Governor’s website and click Services.

    When requesting an Apostille you must list the country the Apostille is being requested for. To request an Apostille of an entity’s document(s), complete and submit to the Corporations Section a Copy Request form (08-562), along with the appropriate fees.

    • $25.00 non-refundable fee for each Apostille. This fee is in addition to the Copy Request fee.
  • IMPORTANT: Copy requests submitted for the creation documents (ex: Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Organization, Certificate of Authority, etc.) will include other filings that specifically impact the original creation documents (ex: Amendment, Conversion, Domestication, etc.) unless stated otherwise. If you need copies of filings which impact the entity, but not the creation document (ex: Mergers, Consolidations, Withdrawals, Biennial Reports, Change of Officials, etc.), then you must list and pay separately for these in your copy requests (unless you are requesting the entity’s entire file).
  • Contact Us:

    If you have questions you can reach us at either the Juneau or Anchorage phone numbers listed below
    or by emailing us at: corporations@alaska.gov.