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The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development offices in the Atwood Building and the Juneau State Office Building are closed to walk-in traffic at this time. We are still open for business and encourage you to contact us via phone or email.

Consumer Finance

The Consumer Finance Section registers, licenses, examines, and investigates complaints regarding non-depository financial institutions including mortgage brokers, lenders, and originators as well as money service businesses that are money transmitters (wiring of funds); issuers of traveler's checks, money orders, or stored value cards; sellers or redeemers of traveler's checks, money orders or stored value cards; and currency dealers or exchangers.

The mortgage lending industry is regulated through the Alaska Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2010 (AS 06.60 & 3 AAC 14)

Money service businesses, also called money transmitters, are regulated through the Alaska Uniform Money Services Act (AS 06.55 & 3 AAC 13).