How to Get an Alaska Motorcycle License

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To be eligible for a standard Class M1 Alaska motorcycle license motorcycle license you must:

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Apply for an Alaska Motorcycle Instruction Permit

To apply for a motorcycle instruction permit, visit the Alaska DMV office and:

  • Pass the written knowledge exams.
  • Pass a vision test.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Provide proof of your identity, residency, and legal presence.
  • Pay the Alaska motorcycle permit fee. 

The Alaska motorcycle permit is valid for 2 years and can be renewed once.

With an Alaska motorcycle permit means you can enroll in a Motorcycle Safety Foundation course.

You can practice riding your motorcycle if you’re accompanied by a 

licensed adult at least 21 years old that can see you at all times.

Motorcyclists under 18 years old must hold a motorcycle  instruction permit for at least 6 months before they can apply for a motorcycle license.

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How to Get an Alaska Motorcycle License

To apply for an Alaska motorcycle license, visit a DMV office and provide:

  • A motorcycle safety course completion certificate OR proof that you passed the motorcycle road skills test.
  • A completed Application for Alaska Driver License, Permit or Identification Card.
  • Proof of your identity, residency, and legal presence.
  • Payment for the motorcycle licensing fee.

Transfer a Motorcycle License When You Move to Alaska

You’ll need to transfer your out-of-state motorcycle license within 90 days of moving to Alaska. To transfer to an Alaska motorcycle license, you’ll need to visit a DMV office and:

  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • Have your valid out-of-state motorcycle license/endorsement.
  • Pass the written knowledge exams. 
  • Take a vision test.
  • Provide proof of your identity, residency, and legal presence.
  • Pay the application and testing fees. 

Once you’ve received your motorcycle license, return to to learn how to title and register a motorcycle in Alaska.