An Alaska 30 Day Notice to Vacate is an official lease termination letter written to end a rental agreement, including a month-to-month or year-to-year lease. The letter is provided to either party at least thirty (30) calendar days before the end of the following rental period or expiration of the lease.
When to Use an Alaska 30 Day Notice to Vacate
A landlord or a tenant may use an Alaska 30-Day Notice to Vacate to terminate a rental agreement, including a month-to-month or year-to-year lease. This notice may also be used for tenants with no written lease that pay rent monthly or for tenants with an expired lease.
How to Write an Alaska 30 Day Notice to Vacate
The 30 Day Notice to Vacate form is to be completed as follows:
- State who the legal letter is addressed to (use full name of the receiving party).
- Include the termination date of the lease or tenancy.
- Fill in the full address of the rental premises.
- For tenants, provide your new address and an updated phone number.
- Sign the notice and print your name.
- For landlords, include contact information, such as address and phone number.
- Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery along with printed name and signature.
Without this information on the notice, a judge may not be able to proceed with legal action.
How to Serve an Alaska 30 Day Notice to Vacate
A landlord or a tenant can deliver an Alaska 30 Day Notice to Vacate using any of the below acceptable methods:
- Handing the notice to the other party in person;
- Handing the notice to a person who can accept the legal letter on behalf of the other party;
- Mailing the notice by registered or certified mail with a return receipt.
When sending the notice by certified or registered mail , add three (3) additional calendar days to the notice period to account for variability in post office delivery times.
- 1 AK Stat § 09.45.100
Process of Service – A notice to quit shall be in writing and shall be served upon the tenant or person in possession by being
(1) delivered to the tenant or person;
(2) left at the premises in case of absence from the premises; or
(3) sent by registered or certified mail.Source Link
- 2 Alaska Court Rules of Civil Procedure - Rule 4
Service of Process by Mail. In addition to other methods of service provided for by this rule, process may also be served within this state or the United States or any of its possessions by registered or certified mail, with return receipt requested, upon an individual.Source Link
- 3 Alaska Court Rules of Civil Procedure - Rule 6
Additional Time After Service or Distribution by Non-Electronic Mail. Whenever a party has the right or is required to act within a prescribed period after the service or distribution of a document, other than documents served under Civil Rule 4(h), and the document is served or distributed by non-electronic mail, three calendar days shall be added to the prescribed period.Source Link