Alaskans can apply for PFD beginning Sunday

    JUNEAU, Alaska (KINY) - Starting Sunday morning, Alaskans can apply online for their annual Permanent Fund Dividend check.

    The filing period for the 2017 Permanent Fund Dividend opens January 1, both online and by paper.

    Sara Race, PFD Division Director, says the application period will remain open through March 31.

    This year the online applications won’t be available until 9am on Sunday, January 1. Typically the website opens at 12am.

    Race says paper application distribution sites will be opened Monday, January 2:

    “On our home site, we do have Find a Site Near You, where you can go ahead and put in your zip code and it will show you any locations near you that are carrying our paper applications.”

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