Driving Records in Alaska
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In most cases, your Alaska driving record is considered a confidential legal document and is not available to the general pubic.
However, you may obtain copies of your own record, the records of your minor children, and any other Alaska citizen's driving record, as long as you have written permission to do so. You may obtain the driving record copy by appearing in person at your local AK DMV office or by presenting your request in writing.
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If you need a copy of your driving record, you may request it either in person or by mail. At this time, the AK DMV does not accept requests for driving records by telephone or by e-mail.
If you wish to go to your local DMV office, be sure you have identification, and be prepared to pay a fee.
If you are authorizing another person, such as an employer, insurance agent, or family member to obtain a copy of your driving record, you must first sign an authorization of release so they will be permitted to receive a copy of your record.
If you would like to request a copy of your driving record by mail, you can send a copy of the request form to the DMV by U.S. Mail. Be sure to include your:
- Name as shown on your driver's license
- Driver's license number OR
- Date of Birth
- Current telephone number
- Current address
- Check or money order for copy fee
On the request, be sure to specify the reason for the request: car insurance, employment, etc., so the AK DMV sends the appropriate documents to you.
Mail your request to:
- State of Alaska
- Division of Motor Vehicles
- Attn: Driving Records
- P.O. Box 110221
- Juneau, AK 99811-0221
If you have a Visa or a MasterCard, you may request a copy of your driving record by fax. Simply complete a request form, then phone the Juneau Licensing Office at (907) 465-4385 for the number to the correct fax line, and to give your credit card information. If you have a fax number, your record will be returned to you via fax, otherwise it will be sent via U.S. Mail.
If you have not received your driving record within five days of your request, call the Juneau office at (907) 465-4363 for a status check.
The fee for a copy of your driving record is $10.
There are third-party companies who can help you obtain your driving record; however, they too charge a fee for this service. But, if you are pressed for time, unable to get in touch with the DMV, or are outside of Alaska and need some help getting your records, you can sign a release and forward it to a third-party company. They will obtain the copy of your driving record for you, and forward it to you immediately.
It's always a good idea to take a look at your driving record each year, just as you do your credit record. Insurance companies base their rates on more factors than just driving record, but your record is a large factor is the price of your insurance premiums. If a mistake has been made and there is an infraction or other citation showing on your record that should not be there, it could be costing you a lot of money. So, requesting a copy once a year is a good idea just to make sure everything is correct.
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