Welcome to Alaska! You are welcome to use your valid non-commercial license from another state, US Territory or country to drive in Alaska, provided you are at least 16 years of age. If you will be driving in Alaska for more than 90 days, you are required to obtain an Alaska driver license within that 90 day time period.
A commercial driver license is valid in Alaska for a non-resident. If you become a resident of Alaska, you are required to obtain an Alaska license within 30 days.
An applicant who is at least sixteen years of age and holds a valid driver's license from another state, US Territory or country must meet the following requirements to obtain an Alaska driver's license:
A driver license issued to an applicant under the age of 21 will expire 90 days after the applicant's 21st birthday. [AS 28.15.099] The applicant would be required to pass an alcohol and drug awareness knowledge test to obtain a license. [AS 28.15.085] All other Alaska driver license's expire on the applicant’s birthday and are valid for approximately five years.
PRESS RELEASE regarding Alcohol Awareness Test.
Please see the following site for information on the documents required to obtain your first Alaska license: