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    Driving Records in Alaska

    An Alaska driving record shows information about your driver history, including accidents, points, and suspensions. These records are kept and regulated by the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

    Alaska Driving Record Information

    Alaska drivers records contain information about:

    • Traffic and driving convictions.
    • Driver license points.
    • All traffic accident reports.
    • Driver license suspensions, revocations, cancellations, and restrictions, including the reasons for these actions.

    Driving Records for Employment

    Businesses can order Alaska driving records as part of their employment screening practices from DrivingRecords.com. These driving records provide a history of violations, suspensions, and other details about a person's driving history.

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    Although you can order a driving record directly from the Alaska DMV, one of the fastest ways to get your Driving Record for Employment Purposes is to order it online through a 3rd-party advertiser, such as DrivingRecords.com. They also offer other services such as criminal records, SSN verifications, and other employment screening services.

    Types of Driving Records in AK

    The Alaska DMV offers the following types of driving records:

    • 5-year record: Commonly used for insurance purposes.
    • 10-year record: Gives a wider view of your driving history.
    • Complete driving record: Shows your entire driving history.

    Employer, Insurance & Attorney Requests

    By law, some organizations can access your Alaska driving record, including:

    • Auto insurance companies.
    • Potential employers.
    • Research companies.
    • Courts.
    • Anyone with your written permission.

    Insurance companies use driving records to verify information about violations and accidents and to determine rates.

    Employers may want to check your drivers record as part of a pre-employment background check, especially if your job will involve driving.

    Ordering an Alaska Driving Record

    You can order a driving record from the AK Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV):

    • By mail.
    • By fax.
    • In person.

    The fee for a driving record is $10.

    NOTE: To order someone else’s driver record, you will need their written and signed permission.

    By Mail

    To order a drivers record by mail, you will need:

    • A completed Request for Driving Record (Form 419F).
    • A check or money for $10 made payable to “State of Alaska” or “DMV.”
      • The Alaska DMV will only accept checks with your pre-printed name and address.

    Mail the form and check to:

    Division of Motor Vehicles
    Attn: Research
    1300 W. Benson Blvd., Suite 200
    Anchorage AK 99503-3696

    By Fax

    To order a drivers record by fax, you will need:

    Fax the above to the number listed on the form. Please fax the form only once. It will take a few days to process the request.

    In Person

    Take the following to any AK DMV office:

    • A completed Request for Driving Record (Form 419F).
    • Proof of identification.
    • Payment for $10 by cash, check, or money order. (Some locations accept credit cards).

    Correcting Your Alaska Driving Record

    Since your car insurance company and employer can access your driving record, you may want to review it for accuracy. If you have erroneous outstanding tickets or other convictions on your record, you could be paying higher insurance rates, and could even have your license mistakenly suspended.

    If you find an error on your drivers record, contact an Alaska DMV office for assistance. Give them as much detail as you can, and provide any proof of the error that you may have.