Apply for Proof of Financial Responsibility
This page contains links to the forms needed to apply for proof of financial responsibility (FR) for regulated facilities. For the current financial responsibility amounts please see the Current Dollar Amounts Table, effective October 1, 2017 and on June 24, 2021 please use the updated Dollar Amounts Table, effective June 24, 2021
Pipelines, Oil Wells, Production Facilities, Tank Vessels, Oil Barges, Oil Terminals, Refineries, and Gas Exploration Facilities
At least 30 days prior to operation in Alaska or expiration of the current certificate.
With certain exceptions, the law requires that an action may be brought in a state court directly against the insurer, the group, or another person who provides proof of financial responsibility. However, the liability under AS 46.04.040 of a third party insurer is limited to the type of risk assumed and the amount of coverage specified in documents submitted as proof. An agent in Alaska must be designated for service of process. The insurance industry commonly refers to these provisions as the "Alaska Endorsement," and specific language required for insurance is found at 18 AAC 75.250(b).
Nontank Vessels (NTVs) and Railroad Tank Cars
At least 15* days prior to operation in Alaska. *under specific conditions the department will consider applications received in shorter timeframes, see 18 AAC 75.205b(3)
Nontank Vessel Alaska Endorsement:
A nontank vessel must be covered for the oil pollution risks specified as AS 46.04.040(i). This may demonstrated by using the endorsement or similar language found in 18 AAC 75.271(b)(1).
Underground Storage Tanks
For More Information
- Contact Shauna McMahon
- Phone: 907-465-5233, Fax: 907-465-5245
- Mailing Address: P.O. Box 111800 Juneau, AK 99811