PFD applications open for 2024

Filing for the 2024 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend opened Monday, and residents can submit their applications online until midnight on March 31.

Applications can be filed online through myAlaska, or by visiting

Paper applications can be found and filed at distribution centers around the Kenai Peninsula.

Legislative Information Offices in Kenai, Homer and Seward are all locations. In Kenai, applications can be submitted at the City of Kenai building, the Nikiski Senior Center and the Kenai Community Library. In Soldotna, the Soldotna Public Library and the Soldotna Senior Center are both distribution centers. Independent Living Centers in Homer and Seward are registered locations, as are the Homer Public Library and the Seward Senior Center.

As of around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, only the second day of the application period, 37,000 people had submitted their application, according to information from the State Department of Revenue.

Payments will begin to be disbursed in October. Those who file online with a direct deposit method will receive the PFD at the “beginning of October,” the department says, while those who file online with a check payment method or those who file a paper application will see money “at the end of October.”

To be eligible for the 2024 PFD, an applicant must have been an Alaska resident for the duration of 2023, must not have claims of residency in any other state since Dec. 31, 2022, must not have been sentenced with a felony or incarcerated as the result of a felony conviction, and must not have been absent from Alaska for more than 180 days.

For more information, or to file a PFD application online, visit

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