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Alaska DMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Alaska DMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Division of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Alaska DMV is:

Online Services at the Alaska DMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Alaska DMV offers the following services online:

  • Schedule a road test appointment.
  • Change your address.
  • Order personalized license plates.
  • Notify DMV of a vehicle sale.
  • Renew your driver’s license.
  • Renew your registration.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Alaska Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Alaska DMV Practice Tests

Alaska DMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Alaska DMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Alaska

Driver’s Education in Alaska

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Alaska Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Alaska? has you covered!

Alaska Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Alaska Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Alaska Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Alaska Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Alaska License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get an Alaska driver’s license?

Complete an application, provide proof of your identity, proof of your residency, proof of your Social Security number, and payment for the license.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Alaska?

You can renew your license online, by mail, or in person.

How long do I have to renew my Alaska driver’s license after it expires?

You must renew your license before it expires.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Alaska?

Yes, you’ll need to transfer your out-of-state license within 90 days.

When will I receive my Alaska driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

You should receive your new license in 2-4 weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Alaska registration online?

Yes, you can order a duplicate registration online. Tabs and plates must be requested by mail or in person.

How do I renew my car registration in Alaska?

Online, in person, or by mail. Provide your vehicle and registration details, complete the forms, pay your renewal fee.

Can I renew my car registration online in Alaska?

Yes, you can renew your registration online.

What happens if my Alaska car registration is expired?

Expired registrations will still need to pay the full fee based on the existing expiration date. If the registration is expired for over a year, you’ll need to start a new registration.

When will I receive my Alaska car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive your registration documents or stickers within 2-4 weeks.

How much of my Alaska car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Alaska?

Yes, you’ll need to do so within 10 days.

Alaska DMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Alaska office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Alaska DMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there. You can make an appointment here:

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