Moving from Alaska
Moving to Alaska
- Contact your state’s certification program and verify that they consider reciprocity with Alaskan operators.
- If they don’t, you are not eligible for reciprocity in Alaska.
- However, if your state uses ABC standardized exams, review the standardized exam information below.
- Complete the “Request for Reciprocity” form.
- Mail the form and the $300 nonrefundable review fee to the address on the form.
- Faxed and emailed requests are not accepted, and all requested information must be included.
- OpCert will contact your state of origin, as well as your current and past employers before making a decision.
- The time required to process a reciprocity application depends on the volume of applications we receive and on the responsiveness of your work references and your state’s certification agency.
- The average processing time is 4 - 6 weeks.
- Certificates are issued once OpCert determines that you are eligible for reciprocity.
Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Standardized Exams and Professional Operator (PO) Certification.
- If you passed an ABC standardized exam within the past three years, but your state’s program doesn’t consider reciprocity with Alaska, OpCert may issue certification based on your education and operator experience.
- If you hold PO certification through ABC, Alaska OpCert will issue certification based on your education and operator experience.
This form must be mailed to our office with the $300 reciprocity fee.