Business Licensing

Scheduled Online Services Outage

4pm Friday, May 29th through 8am Wednesday, June 3rd.

The Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing will be performing system upgrades Friday May 29 through Wednesday June 3. Online filing, searches and downloads will be unavailable during this period. We apologize for the service interruption and appreciate your patience as we improve our services.

This outage will affect the following for Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing:

  • Online filings
  • License Search
  • Database Downloads

IMPORTANT: Please complete any online filings, searches or downloads prior to 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 29th.

Corporations and Business Licensing will be back online 8:00 a.m. Monday, June 1st.

Professional Licensing will be back online at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 3rd.

Business License and Tobacco Endorsement Renewals

For additional information see Business Licensing FAQs (#9 What if my business license has expired?)

Forms & Fees

The Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing makes available the following forms for use. In many cases, these forms meet just the minimum statutory and regulatory requirements. Although every effort is taken to ensure the forms comply with Alaska statutory and regulatory requirements, they should not be used in lieu of proper legal guidance from an attorney or other licensed professional.

General Instructions:

  • Scroll down to view forms.
  • For immediate processing, click the  icon next to the appropriate document below to file online (if available).
  • To file hardcopy, click the icon. Processing time for hardcopy filings is normally 10-15 business days, with the exception of renewal periods (Oct.-Dec.) when processing time may take longer.
  • If you have previously submitted your filing do not duplicate the process and payment. Please allow appropriate processing time.
We Accept  

Business License Forms & Fees

 style= New Alaska Business License Application 08-4181 $50.00
 style= Renew an Alaska Business License  08-4617 $50.00
  Business License Change of Address 08-4054 NO CHG
  Reduce Multiple Business Licenses (New 11/29/2014)
08-4642 NO CHG
  Request for Duplicate Business License 08-4080 $5.00
  Business License Owner Name Amendment 08-4104 $5.00
  Business License Verification Request 08-4625 $20.00
  Credit Card Payment Authorization 08-4438  

Business Name Reservation and Registration

Business Name Reservation (Temporarily protects the name for 120 days while a business is getting organized.) 08-559 $25.00
Business Name Registration (Exclusive rights to a name for five years. A business license is required.) 08-557 $25.00
Business Name Registration Renewal 08-560 $25.00