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Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for a 2021 Permanent Fund Dividend you must be able to answer yes to all of the following statements.

  • I was a resident of Alaska during all of calendar year 2020;
  • On the date I apply for the 2021 Permanent Fund Dividend, I have the intent to remain an Alaska resident indefinitely;
  • I have not claimed residency in any other state or country or obtained a benefit as a result of a claim of residency in another state or country at any time since December 31, 2019;
  • I was not:
    • Sentenced as a result of a felony conviction during 2020;
    • Incarcerated at any time during 2020 as the result of a felony conviction; or
    • Incarcerated at any time during 2020 as the result of a misdemeanor conviction in Alaska if convicted of a prior felony or two or more prior misdemeanors since January 1, 1997
  • If absent from Alaska for more than 180 days, I was absent on an allowable absence; and
  • I was physically present in Alaska for at least 72 consecutive hours at some time during 2019 or 2020.
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