Alcohol Server

Licensing Authority

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
2400 Viking Drive
Anchorage, AK, 99501
phone: 907.269.0350
fax: 907.344.2285


Alcohol server training - varies
Triennial renewal


All servers of alcoholic beverages, their supervisors, and persons who check identification in liquor licensed businesses must receive approved alcohol server training within 30 days of employment, with the exception of the Municipality of Anchorage which requires approved training prior to employment. Alcohol server education programs must be approved by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Courses must consist of a minimum 4 hour class and written exam, which covers the subjects of the effects of alcohol consumption, identifying a drunken person, determining valid identification, intervention to prevent unlawful alcohol consumption, and penalties for unlawful acts by agents and employees of licensees. A list of approved providers can be obtained from the ABC website.

Number of Licenses on December 31, 2013


Last updated May 2014.