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REAL ESTATE RENEWAL IS NOW CLOSED

Real Estate licensees that did not renew their license by 01/31/2020 are now in a lapsed status.

Real Estate licensees cannot practice real estate activities unless the website shows a current license with an expiration date of 01/31/2022.

To reinstate your real estate license you would need to complete an Application to Change License Status, form number #08-4076.

Electronic Requests for License Verification

NOTE: This feature is for individuals who have registered with MY LICENSE and wish to pay the filing fee online with a credit card payment .

If you are not registered with MY LICENSE and would like information on how to register, please contact realestatecommission@alaska.gov

  1. Submit Your Request
    • Send your Request for License Verification to: realestatecommission@alaska.gov
    • Put the program along with your first and last name in the subject line.
    • The following information must be provided in the body of your email:
      • NAME: The name used when your professional license was last issued or renewed.
      • LICENSE NUMBER: Your professional license number.
      • SEND TO: Provide both the Board and/or Agency name along with a complete mailing address.
  2. Payment of Fees
    • You will be sent a notification email with a link to your license details page.
    • A “Make a Payment” link will be available within your license details page under “Actions”.
    • A $20 filing fee is required for each verification of license.
  3. Completed Request
    • You will be sent a notification email with a link to your license details page when the request is completed.
    • Please allow up to 10 business days for processing after submitting your payment.

If you prefer to submit a check or money order, you may mail in the Request License Verification form.

NEW Online application

The Alaska Real Estate Commission is pleased to offer a new online application process for real estate licenses. The application may be filed through your myAlaska account, and is submitted directly to staff. As your application is processed, you will be able to see real time updates as documents are received and reviewed by staff. You may opt in for email notifications and will receive an email notification each time your file is updated. You will also have the ability to upload some of the required documents.Online applications will be launched for other license types as soon as available.

Please review the instructions for filing an Initial Application online via MY LICENSE.

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

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:

  • meeting agendas
  • meeting minutes
  • position statements
  • notice of regulation changes

You may cancel your subscription at any time. You are subscribing to a group email for informal communications from the Alaska Real Estate Commission.

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 at (907) 465-2537, or by email at RegulationsAndPublicComment@Alaska.Gov. Please include your name, mailing address (not email address), and the occupational area in which you are interested.