Dealer Forms in Alaska

Obtaining a certification to sell motor vehicles in Alaska is a fairly simple process. Check our page on Licensing Requirements for more details. You can also find information on our Dealer-related Information page.

Applying for Dealership Certification

The first and main form you will need if you are going to apply to become a motor vehicle dealer or buyer's agent, is the application. This form is not available via the Internet but you may request an application packet by mail or in person from the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV):

  • State of Alaska
  • Division of Motor Vehicles
  • Attn: Dealer/Fleet Unit
  • 3901 Old Seward Hwy, Ste 101
  • Anchorage, AK 99503

Be sure to include the mailing address where the packet should be sent.

The Alaska DMV website has a wealth forms you may need if you sell boats and boat trailers, including standard operating procedures in PDF format. Here are some that will come in handy:

For motor vehicle dealers, there are a wide variety of forms available online from the AK DMV, including these:

For Used Motor Vehicle Sellers

These forms are useful for dealers of new and used motor vehicles:

  • Application for Title and Registration (Form V1) general, all-around form for changes and corrections to motor vehicle documents; can be used to release lienholder, get duplicate title, correct registration, or request a plate transfer.

Other Forms Used by Dealers

These are forms you may only ever use once or twice in an entire career, but just in case you should need them, here they are:

Current Dealer List

This is a complete listing of all currently registered dealers in Alaska.


Senior Citizen Registration Exempt Affidavit
Submit this form to the Alaska DMV if you are 65 years old or older and applying for a registration fee exemption for a vehicle. MUST be submitted in person to the Division of Motor Vehicles OR notarized.
Affidavit of Abandonment and/or Sale of a Mobile Home
Use this form to request ownership of an abandoned vehicle or mobile home in Alaska. MUST be notarized OR signed by a DMV representative.
Affidavit of Boat Ownership
Use this form to certify your purchase of a boat with the Alaska DMV.
Affidavit of Homebuilt Trailer
Use this form to title a home-built trailer. MUST be filled out by the trailer's builder. MUST be notarized OR signed by a DMV representative.
Application for Personalized or Call Sign License Plates
Apply for personalized or specialized license plates with the Alaska DMV.
Application for Title and Registration
Complete this form when you are applying for a transfer of ownership, registration, title, OR replacement title with the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles.
Boat Registration Application
Apply for a new, duplicate, OR renewal boat registration from the Alaska DMV. Also used to transfer ownership of a boat.
Certificate of Insurance
Fill this form out to verify you have insurance after you've been involved in an auto accident. Fax or mail it to the DMV within 15 days of the accident.
Claim of Ownership/Involuntary Lien
Use this form when you're filing a claim of ownership or involuntary lien on a vehicle with the Alaska DMV. MUST be notarized.
Military Affidavit
Use this form when applying for a vehicle registration exemption in Alaska because you're only in the state for military purposes and are not an AK resident. MUST be signed by your commanding officer.
Odometer Disclosure Statement
Complete this form when buying or selling a vehicle in Alaska to disclose the number of miles on it. MUST be signed by both the buyer and seller.
Reconstructed Vehicle Affidavit
Use this form to title a reconstructed vehicle with the Alaska DMV. MUST be accompanied by your previous vehicle title, bills of sale, and receipts for work done on the vehicle. MUST be notarized or signed by a DMV representative.
Sale of Snowmachine or ATV
Use this form to transfer ownership of a snow machine or ATV between parties.
Request for Research or Verification of Motor Vehicle Record
Use this form to request an Alaska motor vehicle record for purposes allowed by law.
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