Commercial Ground Transportation

Any company that operates vehicles in a commercial transportation capacity is subject to the ground transportation and vehicle rental code found in chapter 5.08 of the Skagway Municipal Code. Drivers for vehicles that do not require a CDL, will have to have a valid Alaska license and will need to submit an application for a Chauffeur’s Permit.

The necessary forms can only be submitted to the Police Department from

Monday – Friday 08:00-16:00 – no exceptions!

The list of forms and documents needed is:

  • Completed certificate application
  • Copy of Municipal business license
  • Copy of vehicle registrations
  • Copy of liability insurance
  • Identification on vehicle in compliance
  • Completed driver roster
  • Copy of all driver licenses (if the driver does not hold a CDL, a class D Alaska license and Chauffeur’s Permit is needed)
  • Vehicle inspection form or current mechanics form for each vehicle

The applicable fees, per vehicle and per permit, are:

  • Certificate of transportation
    • $300.00 1 year
    • $600.00 2 years
    • $900.00 3 years
  • Chauffeur’s Permit
    • $20.00 Annual application fee
    • $30.00 1 year
    • $60.00 2 years
    • $90.00 3 years
  • Vehicle fees per vehicle
    • $50.00 under 7 passengers
    • $100.00 7-15 passengers
    • $150.00 16-29 passengers
    • $200.00 30 or more passengers