All road vehicles in Alaska are required to be registered unless they are specifically exempted by law. Registration is documented proof that your vehicle is known to the State of Alaska and has paid all taxes and fees due.
The State of Alaska issues registration for commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, vans, ATV's, motorcycles, boats, snow machines and trailers.
How do I register my vehicle in Alaska for the first time?
Please submit the following documents to our office in person or along with a notarized POA. The vehicles current or most recent registration;
the last issued Title; or MCO. Complete FORM 812. & bring your ID.
How do I renew and/or replace the vehicle registration?
As the vehicle owner, registration renewal is easy. Simply come in w/ ID and pay the fees. If you don't own the vehicle you'll need to show your ID and know pertinent vehicle info, complete form 812 & pay the fees.
Registration starts over once it has been expired for a year; or, if the vehicle has been reconstructed or abandoned. Also when the previous owner had an exemption; and/or if it was purchased at an impound sale. Registration also starts over for vehicles going from a non-commercial use to commercial use.
Non-Commercial vehicles are registered for a 2 year period. Minimum 13 months registartion required.
Commercial vehicles have the option of a 1 year or 2 year registration option.
The State of Alaska collects a Motor Vehicle Registration Tax (MVRT) for those municipalities and boroughs that have elected to have this form of personal property tax. The tax rate is based on model year and where you live.
Stop by and see us....we are open 12-6 m-f & 12-4 sat or CALL 907.602.6582 for info
a road motor vehicle, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine persons (including the driver)
TAX is based on the model year of your vehicle and where you live.
Ex. 2009 /Anchorage $170 2009 /Fairbanks $100 2009 /Kenai $130
fees include TAGS+ TITLES + PLATES + REGISTRATION & TAX
Alaska DMV describes a trailer as "a vehicle designed for carrying persons or property and being pulled by a motor vehicle. Be advised that The State of Alaska DMV does NOT title trailer dollys.
Register your trailer PERMANENTLY with a ZTAB...additional cost $35
SAME AS NON-COMMERCIAL TRAILERS BUT AVAILABLE WITH PERMANENT REGISTRATION
*WE COLLECT THE DMV FEES + OUR $20 SERVICE FEE + FEES LISTED ABOVE ARE DMV ONLY*