State of Alaska Most Updated Online Public and Criminal Records Portal


Alaska Public Records Search

Alaska law allows any member of the public to request and receive criminal background checks conducted by the state department of public safety with a name search or fingerprinting. Birth records within 100 years and deaths, marriages, or divorces within 50 years are strictly confidential to the general public, but official certificates can be ordered from the Bureau of Vital Statistics. Alaska's state and county divisions have opened many of their services to the public over the internet with forms, self help and instructions. A signed release is required when requesting another drivers' record, parents can request their children's records without the same restriction. Businesses can obtain releases for pre-employment purposes and conduct an independent background search to fit their needs. About Alaska Public Records

Alaska Public Records and Court Information

Alaska is the largest state in the U.S. with over 570 thousand square miles with only 640 thousand residents. The state of Alaska does not have counties, the most populated areas are called boroughs. Unlike other states where the entire state is divided into counties or parishes, as in the case of Louisiana, Alaska's boroughs do not cover all of the land area. Alaska's capital is Juneau with a population of over 30,000 residents and is the location of the governor's office and the state legislature.

Background checks can be requested from the Alaska Department of Public Safety, Criminal Justice Information Central Repository, which conducts both name and fingerprint based searches. Department of Motor Vehicles puts forth instructions for requesting your own driving records which may be required by employers or for personal information, see how to obtain your child's driving records and the proper authorizations required for an employee's driving history.

Public Searches. Conducting a search from one department to another allows visitors to view policies and qualification to obtain records of others. Individuals requesting records of themselves with generally have an easy process to follow.

Alaska trial court cases can be accessed instantly using the court view search database to look up the status of the case, charge or case description, plaintiff and defendant names. See the up coming cases with an instant online calendar search. Self help resources are available when representing yourself for issues regarding several different areas of the law such as family and domestic issues, guardianship, probate, landlord and tenant, small claims and appeals.

Alaska Statewide Public Records