Alaska Department of Administration, Division of Motor Vehicles

State of Alaska License, Identification, and Issuance

What you
need to know

Beginning in June 2014, all new Alaska driver licenses and identification cards will be issued in a new format and mailed to you from a secure facility. Upon issuance of a new card, or when your current card expires, you will receive a black and white temporary license or identification card that is valid for 60 days. The new card will be mailed to you and should arrive in approximately two weeks. The new card design and issuance process is part of a nationwide effort to make it harder for criminals to obtain your identity. The newly designed card will include numerous security features to protect your identity and reduce fraud. A few of the key features you will notice on your new license are listed here.

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