PPP Loan Applications Closed 

The U.S. Small Business Administration is no longer accepting new Paycheck Protection Program loan applications, effective May 28 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern. The SBA will continue to process and approve qualified applications submitted by the application deadline until June 30.

Borrowers who previously submitted an application through First National Bank Alaska should contact their local Loan Officer to check the status of their application.

Eligible food and beverage establishments that experienced economic distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic will soon have access to additional economic relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).

Applicants may apply for funding beginning Monday, May 3 at 8am AKDT and they are encouraged to register for the SBA application portal in advance (beginning Friday, April 30 at 5am AKDT). Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.

Visit (English) or (Spanish) for details about application requirements, eligibility and a program guide.


SBA Streamlines PPP Forgiveness Application for Loans of $150,000 and Less

The U.S. Small Business Administration released a new simplified Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application form for PPP loans totaling $150,000 and less. Eligible borrowers who choose to complete and submit Application Form 3508S are not required to complete a loan forgiveness calculation worksheet. Please refer to the SBA’s Application Form 3508, Application Form 3508EZ and Application Form 3508S for forgiveness eligibility criteria and to determine which application form is best for you.


PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Update

When we are ready to accept your loan forgiveness application, you will receive an email from First National Bank Alaska ( with instructions and a link to your personalized and secure online application portal. At that time, you will be given the option to complete one of the three application forms listed above and you will be able to submit your application and required documentation through the portal. If you are unable to submit your application electronically, our email will include information about making alternative arrangements. If you wish to complete and submit your application prior to receiving an email from us, please contact your Loan Officer or send an email to and request a link to your portal.

For the most current regulations and related guidance, please refer to the SBA PPP website and their PPP Frequently Asked Questions.

We will continue to post any updates to the PPP forgiveness process on this webpage.

For Businesses

For questions or assistance, please contact First National at (907) 777-5625. We're here to help.

Interest Only

You may be eligible for interest only payments on an existing loan to meet your business needs. Your payments will be lower today, and we will extend the term of your loan by the duration of reduced payments. 

Payment modifications for construction, BIA, AIDEA and USDA guaranteed loans may be processed differently depending on specific requirements for each loan. Please contact your local banker for more information on payment options to meet your unique financial situation.

Small Business Administration Loans

First National Bank Alaska is a Small Business Administration Preferred Lending Partner. For questions or assistance, please contact First National at (907) 777-5625. We're here to help.

Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advance

The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides some small businesses with a loan advance that will provide economic relief if the business is currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. To confirm your eligibility and to apply for a COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan, click here.

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA)

AK SAFE Program

AIDEA is authorized to issue guarantees for loans under the program to eligible borrowers for a onetime advance up to $1 million. Funds may be used for any working capital purposes required by the Borrower arising from the COVID-19 economic emergency.

The intent of the program is to provide needed funding to eligible borrowers in addition to the available federal programs, and to cover expenses those programs may not be addressing during this emergency. The program works with Lenders under an existing secured loan agreement in which the Lender has previously extended credit (the “Pre-existing Loan”).

More information is available on the AIDEA’s website.

For Consumers

For questions or assistance, including questions about mortgage payment relief, please contact (907) 777-3384 or email Special Credits. We're here to help.

Payment Relief

You may be eligible for up to three months of deferred payments on an existing loan. The maturity date of the loan will be extended by the number of payments deferred. The standard modification fee is waived.