Director Hovenden

Janey Hovenden
Division Director

Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing

The mission of the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing is to ensure that competent, professional and regulated commercial services are available to Alaska consumers.

Corporations Section

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Find information, online services, and applications for registration of Business, Professional, Non-Profit, Religious, and Cooperative Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Partnerships, Trademarks, and Business Name Reservations and Registrations.

Business Licensing Section

Find information, applications, and online services for State Business Licenses and Tobacco Endorsements for the sale of tobacco and tobacco products.

Professional Licensing Section

New Legislation Changes License Requirements for Construction Contractors, Big Game Guides, Real Estate Appraisers, Massage Therapists, Athletic Trainers, and Behavior Analysts.
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In the Professional Licensing section you will find a list of all the occupations that require a professional license in the State of Alaska, and information, applications, and online services for all State professional licensing sections and boards.


Investigations review and investigate complaints concerning violations of the Statutes and Regulations that govern Professional and Business Licenses. Investigations may include fraud, malpractice, negligence, misconduct, ethics and noncompliance of various licensing provisions. Unless the investigation results in public action, contents of an investigation are kept confidential.