Alaska drivers can now schedule a license test online at http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/ for $20. Applicants must be 16 years old on or before the date of the test, and must have held a valid instructional permit for at least 6 months. Tests can be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours prior to the day of the test, and up to 60 days in advance.
Licenses held for at least 10 years can now be renewed online. Upon renewal, licenses will be replaced with a new design (Introduced in November of 2018). License renewals and replacement start at $20.
An upgrade to a federally compliant REAL ID requires an in-person application and verification of identity documents. A REAL ID will be required to board a commercial plane in the state of Alaska starting October 1st, 2020.