Alaska Lease Termination Notice Forms

Last Updated: August 23, 2022 by Marnie Snyder

An Alaska lease termination notice form is an official legal letter delivered to either the tenant or the landlord informing them that the tenancy is ending. If rent is paid monthly, then at least 30 days notice must be provided before the tenancy can end.

Types of Alaska Lease Termination Notice Forms

Notice Form Lease Type
14 Day Notice to Vacate Weekly
30 Day Notice to Vacate Monthly / Yearly

Alaska 14 Day Notice to Vacate

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An Alaska 14 Day Notice to Vacate form is used by the landlord or the tenant to end a week-to-week lease as long as rent is current. This notice may also be used for tenants with no written lease that pay rent weekly. There is no option to continue the arrangement and the tenancy will terminate within fourteen (14) calendar days.

Alaska 30 Day Notice to Vacate

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An Alaska 30 Day Notice to Vacate is an official document designed to terminate a rental agreement, including a month-to-month or year-to-year lease. This form may also be used for tenants with no written lease that pay rent monthly or for tenants with an expired lease. The notice must be delivered by either party at least thirty (30) calendar days before the end of the following rental period.

How to Write a Lease Termination Notice in Alaska

For a lease termination notice to be legally compliant:

  1. State who the legal letter is addressed to (use full name of the receiving party).
  2. Include the termination date of the lease or tenancy.
  3. Fill in the full address of the rental premises.
  4. For tenants, provide your new address and an updated phone number.
  5. Sign the notice and print your name.
  6. For landlords, include contact information, such as address and phone number.
  7. 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 Calculate Expiration Date in Alaska

If the notice is for terminating a week-to-week lease, the notice must be received by the other party at least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the end date indicated in the notice.

If the notice is for terminating a rental agreement, including a month-to-month or year-to-year lease, the notice shall be provided to the receiving party at least thirty (30) calendar days before the end of the following rental period or expiration of the lease. For example, if the notice is served on March 20th, the tenancy will not end until April 30th.

How to Serve a Lease Termination Notice in Alaska

A landlord or a tenant may deliver lease termination notices in Alaska using any of the below acceptable methods:

  1. Handing the notice to the other party in person;
  2. Handing the notice to a person who can accept the legal letter on behalf of the other party;
  3. Mailing the notice by registered or certified mail with a return receipt.

When sending the notice by registered or certified mail , add three (3) additional calendar days to the notice period to account for variability in post office delivery times.

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