Alaska Motorized Bicycle Laws

License Required & Registration Required

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    The Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) laws require motorized bicycles to be registered. A M2 motorized cycle permit is also needed.

    A motorized bicycle is classified the same as a motor-driven cycle under Alaska's DMV laws. A motor-driven cycle is defined as a bicycle having an engine with a displacement of 50cc or less. If it's over 50cc then it is classified as a motorcycle.


    You must have a M2 motorized cycle permit. To obtain a M2 motorized cycle permit. You must:
    • Be at least 14 years old.
    • Pass a written test for a regular license (unless you already hold a learner's permit).
    • Pass the motorcycle written and road tests.
    • Pass a vision test.
    • Pay a $20 fee.

    To ride a motorized bicycle on public roads in Alaska it needs to be registered. To register it, you need to bring the following to a DMV office:
    • Your M2 motorized cycle permit.
    • The Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin (MCO) - for new mopeds or scooters.
    • $60 for the registration fee
    • $15 for the title fee.