Alaska Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney | Form 847

The Alaska Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney (Form 847) is used by the owner of a car to grant an individual (called the “agent”) permission to represent the owner and make decisions on his or her behalf, including selling the car, purchasing a vehicle, transferring ownership of the car, or applying for registration. To be useable within the state of Alaska, the document will need to be printed and completed with an ink pen. Additionally, the principal will have to provide various details regarding the vehicle whom they are transferring power for, which includes the model, make, color, year, body style, license plate number, and the VIN number.


State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws: AK Statutes Chapter 26

Signing Requirements: Form 847 provides space in the form for:

  • The motor vehicle owner’s signature, and
  • The signature of a Notary Public or a DMV representative, of which will serve as proof that the form was subscribed and sworn before them.

Additional Forms: To view all motor vehicle-related forms offered by the Division of Motor Vehicles, head to Alaska’s DMV Forms Home and click the “Vehicle” tab.

Forms commonly used alongside Form 847 include: