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.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Protection of Minors and Incapacitated Persons and Their Property; Powers of Attorney

Signing Requirements – The State of Alaska, Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) (the government department in charge of 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.