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.
2013 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 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.
Questions? Email us at MuniLicenses@Muni.org
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:
Bring or mail completed Application to the Clerk's Office
Cash or Check Only
Copy of Your State Business License
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