Contractor, Construction

Licensing Authority

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing
Regulation of Construction Contractors
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK, 99811 -0806
phone: 907.465.8444
fax: 907.465.2974

If you are a Construction Contractor contact:


  • If you are a Mechanical Contractor contact: Karl Marx
    e-mail: karl.marx@alaska.gov
    phone: 907.465.5470


Fees

Nonrefundable application fee for initial (new/entity change) application $65
Initial/entity change registation fee (for all or part of the first license period) $235
Biennial registration renewal fee $235


Requirements

All contractors performing electrical or mechanical work are required to have a licensed electrical or mechanical administrator assigned to their license to personally supervise the work. All contractors are required to maintain general liability insurance and workers' compensation if applicable. A $5,000 bond is required for a specialty or mechanical contractor and a $10,000 bond is required for a general contractor.


Number of Licenses on December 31, 2015

General contractors without residential contractor endorsement: 2,594
General contractors with residential contractor endorsement: 948
Handyman contractors with less than $10,000 per project: 202
Mechanical contractors: 177
Specialty contractors: 1,973

Last updated January 2016.