Alaska Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Alaska.

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Company Licenses

Alaska Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Alaska General Contractor - Handyman Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance for public liability and property damage insurance (not less than $20,000 for property damage, $50,000 for injury or death to one person, $100,000 for injury or death to more than one person) and evidence of workers’ compensation insurance.

Bond Requirements:

A $5,000 bond or a cash deposit for the same amount is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Construction Contractor Application

Agency fee:

$250 license fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Handyman Contractor Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$125 for pro-rated first renewal or $250 for full-term endorsement renewal.

Due:

By December 31 of even-numbered years.

Alaska General Contractor with Residential Endorsement Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance for public liability and property damage insurance (not less than $20,000 for property damage, $50,000 for injury or death to one person, $100,000 for injury or death to more than one person) and evidence of workers’ compensation insurance.

Bond Requirements:

A $20,000 bond or a cash deposit for the same amount is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Construction Contractor Application

Agency fee:

$250 license fee + $100 application fee.

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Form:

General Contractors with Residential Contractor Endorsement Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$125 for pro-rated first renewal or $250 for full-term endorsement renewal.

Due:

By December 31 of even-numbered years.

Alaska General Contractor without Residential Contractor Endorsement Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance for public liability and property damage insurance (not less than $20,000 for property damage, $50,000 for injury or death to one person, $100,000 for injury or death to more than one person) and evidence of workers’ compensation insurance.

Bond Requirements:

A $25,000 bond or a cash deposit for the same amount is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Construction Contractor Application

Agency fee:

$250 license fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Form:

General Contractors without Residential Contractor Endorsement Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$125 for pro-rated first renewal or $250 for full-term endorsement renewal.

Due:

By December 31 of even-numbered years.

Alaska Mechanical Contractor Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance for public liability and property damage insurance (not less than $20,000 for property damage, $50,000 for injury or death to one person, $100,000 for injury or death to more than one person) and evidence of workers’ compensation insurance.

Bond Requirements:

A $10,000 bond or a cash deposit for the same amount is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Construction Contractor Application

Agency fee:

$250 license fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mechancial Contractor Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$125 for pro-rated first renewal or $250 for full-term endorsement renewal.

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

Alaska Specialty Contractor Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Insurance Requirements:

A certificate of insurance for public liability and property damage insurance (not less than $20,000 for property damage, $50,000 for injury or death to one person, $100,000 for injury or death to more than one person) and evidence of workers’ compensation insurance.

Bond Requirements:

A $10,000 bond or a cash deposit for the same amount is required.

Initial Registration

Form:

Construction Contractor Application

Agency fee:

$250 license fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Specialty Contractor Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$125 for pro-rated first renewal or $250 for full-term endorsement renewal.

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

Individual Licenses

Alaska Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Alaska Asbestos Abatement Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Boiler Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Electrical Administrator License

More Information:

https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/ElectricalAdministrators/LicenseApplications.aspx<

Agency:Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing - Electrical Administrators Program

Alaska Electrical Journeyman Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Electrical Residential Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Electrical Trainee Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Explosive Handler Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Hazardos Paint Handler Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Journeyman Power Lineman Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Mechanical Administrator License

More Information:

https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/MechanicalAdministrators.aspx

Agency:Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing - Mechanical Administrators Program

Alaska Plumber Gas Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Plumber Journeyman Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Plumber Trainee Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Plumber Utility Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Plumber Utility Trainee Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Power Lineman Trainee Certificate of Fitness

More Information:

http://www.labor.state.ak.us/lss/miforms.htm

Agency:Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Mechanical Inspection Section

Alaska Residential Contractor Endorsement

Agency:Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Contractor Endorsement Application

Agency fee:

$250 registration fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Residential Contractor Endorsement Renewal Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$125 for pro-rated first renewal or $250 for full-term endorsement renewal.

Due:

By December 31 of even-numbered years.

Associated General Contractors of America
Professional association providing advocacy and organization for construction firms and workers.

National Association of Home Builders
National association for the promotion of the housing industry.

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies
National organization that represents and promotes the interests of state level contractor licensing agencies.

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