March 31 Deadline to Apply for 2013 PFD is Fast Approaching
Juneau- The March 31st deadline to apply for the 2013 Permanent Fund Dividend is coming up fast! If you are an Alaskan resident who has not yet filed a 2013 PFD application – apply online today! It is important to note that the deadline is on a Sunday this year, and PFD offices are not open on the weekends. Those who wait until the 31st to file will need to file online as most post offices will be closed that day as well. Paper applications are also available at distribution sites throughout the state, but must be postmarked no later than March 31st to be considered timely.
PFD Division Director Dan DeBartolo encourages applicants to file online, “The 2013 online application works on most web browsers, and will function on popular mobile devices like the iPad and iPhone. On our home page, www.pfd.alaska.gov, use the Test Your Browser tool to make sure the online application will work seamlessly for you.”
Online applications must be completed before midnight, March 31st, 2013, Alaska Time.
Hand delivered applications will be accepted at all PFD Division Offices between 10 AM and 4:30 PM through Friday, March 29th, 2013.
This year, eligible applicants will be paid on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013. The 2013 dividend amount will be announced in late September. You can check your application status at any time by going to the division website and clicking on the blue myPFDInfo button.
To speak to someone in person you may call the Division at 465-2326 (Juneau area), 269-0370 (Anchorage area) and 451-2820 (Fairbanks area) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance. Public computers are available for online filing at all three PFD Division Offices during regular business hours.