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Frequently Asked Questions - Applying for Your Alaska License

Yes. A vision test is required when applying for a driver's license in AK.
No. You are only allowed to have your photo taken at the DMV office.
You will need to submit two IDs, proof of your Social Security Number, proof of your address and a permit application (Form 478). If you are under 18, you need to also bring a parental consent form.
When you are ready to apply for your driver's license, you should visit a local DMV office. You can find a list of available locations near you by visiting this website:
If you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian should accompany you. If they are unable to attend, you will need to have your parent or legal guardian sign your parental consent form in front of a notary official.
No. You don't need to pass a physical when you get your license.
To apply for your learner's permit in AK, you have to be at least 14 years old.