Real Estate Commission How to Reinstate a Lapsed License Real Estate licenses cannot be renewed after 1/31/2024 but must be reinstated to continue real estate activities. There is no grace period - it is illegal to work or conduct real estate activities when their license is in a LAPSED status. To reinstate your license, you will need to submit to our office either by fax, or US Mail: Complete Application to Change License Status, pages 1-5 including, Employing Broker Information page Copy of your 20 hrs. of Continuing Education certificates for 2022-2024. This LINK indicates the 8 hours DCE (designated continuing education) topics you will need to complete as well as the 12 hours of ECE (elective continuing education). Verification of E & O Insurance; and Fee of $290.00, ($120.00 renewal fee, $50.00 recovery fund fee, and $120.00 reinstatement fee) *We DO NOT accept applications and/or payments by email due to security reasons. It is Time to Renew Your License! Click Here to Renew Online Renewal Instructions Payment and Refund Policy Renewal Applications MY LICENSE Online Renewal Please use our convenient MY LICENSE online renewal application. In most cases your license will be renewed immediately. Due to a heavy volume of renewal activities, processing time for renewal applications received by mail may take up to 4-6 weeks. In order to receive communication via email, your email address of record must be current at all times. You may verify your current email address via the MY LICENSE self-service portal. If you are expecting communication from our office, please be sure to check your spam/junk mail folder. If you have not registered, follow these simple steps: Visit the MY LICENSE customer home page at: ProfessionalLicense.Alaska.Gov/MYLICENSE If you have an existing myAlaska account, enter your account information. If not, please create an account. You will be redirected to the MY LICENSE customer home page. Under Access an Existing License, enter your license number and Web Authorization Code, if one has been provided. This information is on your renewal notice. To renew your license, simply select the license you wish to renew from the Professional Licensing section. Valid License Numbers Contain Either: 6 numbers OR 4 letters + at least 1 number If you have an alpha-numeric license number, you must enter all of the characters in order to renew online. EXAMPLE: ABCD1234 Hard Copy License Certificates Discontinued The division has expanded our online services to allow licensees to download their own license certificates on demand. As a result, the division no longer mails hardcopy license certificates. The certificates will be located under the “initial application” and “renewal” events in the MY LICENSE account. If you need guidance on how to set up or access your MY LICENSE account, you can access the MY LICENSE instructions here. Our Mission The mission of the Alaska Real Estate Commission is to protect the public interest by licensing practitioners and enforcing the established standards, to promote professional excellence in the real estate industry, and to support and encourage licensees. Who We Are The Alaska Real Estate Commission consists of five real estate brokers or associate brokers and two public members. Commission members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature. The Alaska Real Estate Commission is a Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing located at: Alaska Real Estate Commission Robert B. Atwood Building 550 W 7th Ave #1500 Anchorage, AK 99501 Phone: (907) 269-8168 Email: RealEstateCommission@Alaska.Gov Do not email applications or payments What We Do The Commission adopts regulations to implement the laws governing the practice of real estate in Alaska. The Commission also approves education courses and instructors, makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary action against those who violate licensing laws. The Commission meets quarterly and offers a public comment period at each meeting. Agendas for upcoming Commission meetings are available on this website. We encourage you to review and use the various options presented on this website. AREC Listserv Now Available! Subscribe to the Alaska Real Estate Commission electronic mailing list and receive: News/Information from the Commission Meeting Notifications and Agendas Position Statements Notice of Proposed Changes to Regulations You may cancel your subscription at any time. You are subscribing to a group email for informal communications. Subscribe Now REMINDER: If you wish to be added to the "Interested Parties List" in order to receive official notification of proposed regulation changes, you must send your request to the regulations specialist by email at RegulationsAndPublicComment@Alaska.Gov. Please include your name, mailing address (not email address), and the occupational area in which you are interested.