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Information on Alaska Ignition Interlock laws, interlock installation locations and recovering your license after an Alaska  DUI

Alaska ignition interlock laws require that any driver convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) must install an ignition interlock device (IID), including an electronic log device, on every vehicle they own or which is registered to them. First offenders may be eligible for a limited license with an ignition interlock after 30 days; second and subsequent offenders after 90 days. Offenders with a BAC of .16 or higher require an ignition interlock for 6 months minimum after the suspension period. During suspension, you may not operate a motor vehicle unless it is equipped with a certified ignition interlock device. You must pay all costs associated with the installation and maintenance of the IID. The court may order the screening, evaluation, referral, and program requirements of an alcohol safety action program as a condition of probation or parole. In addition to fines, $300 in court costs must be paid. Community service work can be mandated in place of or in addition to imprisonment. Note: these penalties are for non-felony DUI convictions.

Penalties for felony DUI convictions are more severe.

Get your license back in Alaska after a DUI

You may need an interlock to get back on the road after a DUI in Alaska. Read below to find out more.

How do I get an interlock license in Alaska?

  • If you were convicted in court, complete an Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP).

  • Call 800-634-3077 to schedule your ignition interlock installation. Ask about offers and money saving discounts. You will receive proof of installation at your appointment.

  • Complete the application for reinstatement here. Pass the written and vision tests. You may also need to take a road test.

  • Pay the reinstatement and license fees.

  • Provide all necessary documents, including: proof of SR-22 Insurance, birth and identify documents, proof of interlock installation and the reinstatement form.

  • All limited licenses are issued by the Anchorage Driver Services office. Your local DMV office can provide assistance with documenting the vision, knowledge and road test requirements, but cannot issue the limited license. Once you have met all requirements the remaining documents requested by the DMV may be submitted electronically to doa.dmv.limited@alaska.gov, by fax to 907-269-3774, or by mail to the address listed above.

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