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Municipal Business Licenses

Municipal Business Licenses

Listed below are the only business licenses that are  issued by the Clerk's Office.

Select a license type below for information on fees, license terms and an application. 

2014 Renewal Information

  • You can mail in your renewal, please include all required documentation, notarized application, and payment.
  • Free parking is located behind City Hall, while on business in City Hall; enter the lot off of 7th avenue, between F and G Streets.
  • All applications must be notarized; free notary service is available in the Clerk's Office.

All businesses operating in the State of Alaska require a State of Alaska Business License

Additional Permitting and/or Licensing may be required by other municipal departments for businesses that operate in Anchorage.

License regulations can be found in Anchorage Municipal Code, Title 10.

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Liquor Licenses

The Anchorage Assembly receives liquor license applications from the State of Alaska which premises are located in the Municipality of Anchorage. These licenses are then given a recommendation for approval or protest from the Assembly based on specific criteria laid out in the Municipal Code. For more information on how to obtain or renew a Liquor License in the Municipality of Anchorage please contact the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

License Application Instructions:

When applying be prepared:

  1. Bring or mail completed Application to the Clerk's Office 

  2. Picture ID

  3. Cash or Check Only 

  4. Copy of Your State Business License

  5. Appropriate Documentation pertaining to your license type

    You are not licensed to operate your business until you receive the actual license.

    All business applications require a notary; this service is provided free at the Municipal Clerk's Office. 

    Mail Application and Payment to: Office of the Municipal Clerk P.O. Box 196650 Anchorage, Ak 99519


  • A card will be mailed to you one month in advance to expiration of your license
  • You will be required to follow license application instructions just as when you originally applied for your license.
  • A lapse in renewal is considered an invalid license

Search for:

    • Licensing
    • Municipal Clerk: Barbara A. Jones
    • 632 West 6th Avenue Ste 250 Anchorage, Ak 99501
    • 907-343-4316