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UPDATED: Oct 30, 2020

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We offer Alaska residents life insurance from several of the best AK life insurance companies. Life insurance is very similar from state-to-state, with a few exceptions, so keep that in mind with your Alaska life insurance rates.

However, this guide should help you understand the differences in Alaska life insurance as well as find resources in your state. We’ll also show you how to get the best life insurance in Alaska.

Before we dive into this guide, find affordable Alaska life insurance rates by clicking on our FREE quote tool above. Get started now.

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Alaska Life Insurance Quotes

We offer Alaska residents life insurance from several A-rated life insurance companies. Life insurance is very similar from state to state, with a few exceptions. This guide should help you understand the differences as well as find resources in your state.

Policy Cost – The premium (cost) you pay for your life insurance policy does not vary by state. It is the same regardless of which state you live in. Premiums are set by life insurance companies then approved by the State Insurance Department.

Company Availability – Not all companies are available in every state. For example, if a life insurance company has not filed its product or rates with your State Insurance Department, that company won’t be available in your state. Company availability changes often due to new filings.

Product Availability – There are instances where life insurance companies offer only specific products or riders in a state. For example, a company may offer a child insurance rider on their policy, but the feature may not be available in all states. These exclusions can be viewed by clicking on the life insurance companies in the list below.

Alaska life insurance also offers residents a 30-day grace period, 10-day free look period, $300,000 death benefit guarantee, and a timely payment.

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Life Insurance Rates in Alaska

Let’s take a look at what the best life insurance companies charge. This will give you an idea of what to expect with Alaska life insurance rates. In the first chart below, you’ll notice the average annual rates for non-smokers based on age, marital status, and gender. 

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Now, take a look at the average annual rates for smokers based on age, marital status, and gender. As you can see, Alaska life insurance quotes are much higher, presumably because of the higher mortality risk.

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You can also see how many life insurance companies there are in Alaska versus the other western states.

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According to the chart, there are zero Alaska life insurance companies that specifically do business within the state. However, that doesn’t mean less Alaska life insurance policy options for you. Click our free quote tool on this page to find out exactly who will offer you the best Alaska life insurance rate.

Alaska Guaranty Association

State guaranty associations are committed to protecting resident policyholders and beneficiaries in the event of an insurance company insolvency. The association is made up of all insurance companies licensed to sell life insurance, health insurance and annuities in the state. If an insurance company becomes insolvent (goes out of business), the association steps in to protect policyholders by continuing coverage and paying claims, up to defined limits.

In Alaska, a life insurance policy is protected up to $300,000. This amount is the maximum benefit provided for any one life. In other words, multiple policies on any one person are limited to this amount.

Alaska Life Insurance Contacts

Here is a list of all the necessary state contacts for residents with Alaska life insurance claims and other related matters.

Guaranty Association

If you need information about Alaska life insurance or Alaska health insurance, contact the Alaska Life & Health Insurance Guaranty Association at 1-907-243-2311 or visit the website.

Insurance Department

For the latest updates from the Alaska Department of Insurance, contact the Alaska Division of Insurance. You can give them a call at 1-800-467-8725 or visit the website.

You can also access the Alaska Department of Insurance license lookup here and look for Alaska auto insurance.

Legal Info

QuickQuote is licensed to sell life insurance in Alaska under Agency License Number 20255.

The licensed company principal is Tim Bain, Agent License Number 24229.

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Alaska Life Insurance Companies

American General Life Insurance Company

Banner Life Insurance Company

Fidelity Life Association

Haven Life / MassMutual

John Hancock Life Insurance Company

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company

Metlife Life Insurance Company

North American Company for Life & Health Insurance

Pacific Life & Annuity Company

Principal Life Insurance Company

Protective Life Insurance Company

Pruco Life Insurance Company (Prudential)

Sagicor Life Insurance Company

The Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts (SBLI)

Transamerica Life Insurance Company

United of Omaha Life Insurance Company

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