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An Alaska eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent (5 in Alaska) or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in Alaska.

Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.

Information Required for all Alaska Notices

A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all notices. This information includes:

  • The tenant(s) name
  • The property address
  • The date of the notice
  • The signature of the landlord or his/her representative
  • The printed name and title of the landlord or his/her representative
  • The landlord’s “Record of Service” with the date and printed name and signature of the individual providing service

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

In the state of Alaska, a notice may be delivered in one of three ways. The notice may be:

  • Personally delivered to the tenant or the person in possession of the property
  • Left at the property if the tenant is not available at the property
  • Sent by certified or registered mail

Types of Eviction Notices

Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.

Notice to Quit – Termination of Tenancy for Nonpayment of Rent

When an Alaska tenant fails to pay rent on time, the landlord is required to provide a written Notice to Quit that allows the tenant a minimum of 7 days to vacate the property. The state of Alaska provides a written handbook on Evictions that provides all of the information one needs to know to understand the Alaskan eviction process (Alaska Eviction Information for Landlords and Tenants).

Along with information that must be included in all Alaska notices, the Termination of Tenancy for Nonpayment of Rent must include:

  • The correct amount of rent to be paid by the tenant. This notice must make clear that the rent does not include any fees and that the tenant may not be evicted for failure to pay late fees
  • The time and date by which rent must be paid to avoid further action
  • A statement indicating that, if the rent is not paid by the date and time provided, the tenant will be expected to vacate the property
  • A statement indicating that, if the rent is not paid or the property vacated, there may be a lawsuit filed against the tenant to evict them

Get the downloadable 7-Day Notice to Quit form template below (.pdf direct link).

Notice for Lease Violation – 10 Day Notice to Comply or Quit

When an Alaskan tenant has breached an important part of the lease, the landlord must provide a written 10 day Notice to Comply or Quit before proceeding with the eviction process.

Along with the information that must be included in all Alaska notices, the 10 day Notice to Comply or Quit must include:

  • A statement regarding the aspects of the lease agreement that were breached
  • A statement indicating in what way and when the lease agreement was breached
  • A statement providing information on how the breach may be remedied
  • A statement indicating that the breach must be remedied within the specified amount of time or the tenant must vacate the property
  • A statement informing the tenant that failure to remedy the breach or vacate the property may result in an eviction lawsuit

Get the downloadable 10-Day Notice to Comply or Quit form template here(.doc direct link).

Notice for Repeated Lease Violation – 5 Day Notice to Quit

When an Alaska tenant repeats a lease violation within 6 months, the landlord may provide him/her with a written 5 Day Notice to Quit and proceed with the eviction process without providing him/her with an opportunity to correct the issue. Along with the information that must be included in all Alaska notices, the 5 Day Notice to Quit should include:

  • A statement regarding the aspects of the lease agreement that were breached
  • A statement indicating that the tenant must vacate the property within the specified amount of time
  • A statement indicating that failure to vacate the property may result in an eviction lawsuit

Eviction Notice for Repeated Lease Violation – 5 Day Notice to Quit

Notice for Failure to Pay Utilities – 3 Day Notice to Quit

When an Alaskan tenant’s utilities are turned off for failure to pay utilities, the landlord must provide him/her with a written Notice for Failure to Pay Utilities which allows the tenant 3 days to have utility service reinstated at the rental property and to reimburse the landlord for any payments he/she made to the utility company.

Along with the information required on all Alaska notices, this notice must include:

  • A statement making clear to the tenant that his/her utilities must be reconnected within the three days allowed and any utility payments made by the landlord must be repaid within this time as well
  • A statement informing the tenant that if there was damage created to the property due to having the utilities discontinued, he/she must vacate the property by the end of the time allowed in the notice and that if the utilities are disconnected again for nonpayment within six months, the landlord may proceed with the eviction process without further notice

Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Utilities – 3 Day Notice to Quit

Notice for Deliberate Damage over $400 – 24 Hour Notice to Quit

When an Alaskan tenant has caused intentional damage to a property in excess of $400, the landlord may provide him/her with a 24 Hour Notice to Quit . This notice must be provided at least 24 hours and no more than 5 days before termination of the rental agreement.

Along with the information required on all Alaska notice, this notice must include:

  • A statement making clear to the tenant the reason he/she is receiving this notice
  • A statement informing the tenant that he/she must vacate the premises in the amount of time provided
  • A statement indicating that failure to vacate the property may result in an eviction lawsuit

Get the downloadable 24 hour notice to quite template form below (.pdf link)

Notice for Illegal Acts – 5 Day Notice to Quit

When an Alaska landlord finds or suspects that a tenant has committed a crime on the rental property, he/she may provide a 5 Day Notice to Quit. Acts like prostitution, gambling, or illegal drug or alcohol production or sale is legally referred to as “nuisances.”

Along with the information required on all Alaska notice, this notice must include:

  • A statement making clear the reason the tenant is receiving this notice
  • A statement informing the tenant that he/she must vacate the premises in the amount of time provided
  • A statement indicating that failure to vacate the property may result in an eviction lawsuit

Get the downloadable 5 Day Notice to Quit template form below (5 Day Notice to Quit)

Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – 30 Day Notice to Quit

When an Alaska landlord is seeking to reclaim control of his/her property from an “at-will” tenant, he/she must provide a written 30 Day Notice to Quit before proceeding with the eviction process.

Along with the information required on all Alaska notice, this notice must include:

  • A statement indicating that the month-to-month tenancy will end in 30-Days and that failure to vacate the premises may result in an eviction lawsuit

Get the downloadable 30 Day Notice to Quit template form below (30 Day Notice to Quit)