What information is available for view on the Employee
Documents Online website?
Paystub information is now available online on this website for
the pay period ending 12/31/2016 and earlier. This information
is identical to the information formerly printed and
mail/delivered to you each payday on your payroll advice for
direct deposit payroll. Starting with the pay period ending
1/15/2017 employee paystubs are available in IRIS HRM Employee
Self Service (ESS). ESS is available to all active State
employees and may be accessed at https://iris-ess.alaska.gov.
To login to ESS, employees will use their 6-digit Employee ID
and enterprise password.
Will all paychecks be viewable on the Online Paystubs
No, only payroll advices provided to State employees
who receive their pay via direct (electronic) deposit for the
pay period ending 12/31/2016 and earlier are available for
viewing online. Employees who received a paper check (warrant)
received their payroll information attached to the warrant and
this information is not available online. In addition, special
payroll adjustments/payments issued via paper warrants are not
How long will my paystubs be available for viewing
Paystubs will be available online for 18 months
after the pay period end date.
Will there be a printable version of the paystub and
will it look similar to the previous version?
Yes, two views of the paystub are available, a HTML
presentation which provides a quick view of your payroll
information and a PDF version which can be saved or printed for
future retrieval. The PDF version is formatted to closely
resemble the paper payroll advices formerly used.
Who can I contact if I need additional information or
have questions regarding the information displayed on my
A list of payroll contacts is
available online. Most Executive branch employees can contact
the Employee Call Center in the Division of Personnel, Employee
Planning and Information Center (EPIC) at (907) 465-3009
or by email.
Employees in the Office of the Governor, Legislative, and
Judicial branches should reference the list of payroll contacts for payroll staff in
their specific agency.
How do I sign up for, or change, my direct deposit
To sign up for or make a change to current direct deposit
information, employees can complete a Net-Pay Distribution
(MYNPD) document through IRIS ESS at https://iris-ess.alaska.gov.
Can I reconcile my online paystub with my W-2?
Yes, a reference document describing how to read your paystub
and reconcile the information displayed there to the
information printed on your year-end W-2 form can be found here.
How secure is this site?
Access to the paystub information available on this website is
only possible after an employee has authenticated using their
enterprise directory User ID and SOA Password. It is the State
of Alaska's policy to require the use of a Strong Password
that expires every 90 days. Data on this site is further
protected with a Verisign® Secure Site SSL Certificate that
protects the transmission of data.
Users who try
to access pages containing paystub information without logging
in first will be automatically redirected to the Login page in
order to authenticate to the application. Paystub information
is available to employees based on their SOA employee number, a
unique six-digit number; no Social Security Number (SSN)
information is stored or accessible within this application.
Does my SOA Password expire?
Yes, it is the State's policy that the SOA Password must be
changed every 90 days or else they will expire causing the
user's account to be locked. State employees who have State
email accounts receive a warning message prior to their
password expiration, but employees who do not have State email
accounts will not receive this warning.
recommended that users change their SOA Password every 60
days at the SOA Password Change webpage in order to
prevent getting locked out of the Employee Documents Online
website due to password expiration. Employees who have been
locked out will need to contact their agency's enterprise directory password
administrator for assistance in resetting their password.
The Employee Documents Online website is only accessible via a
login using the employee's State of Alaska enterprise
directory User ID and SOA Password.
a special security group set up to allow staff members of the
Division of Finance, Payroll Section, the Division of
Personnel, and select agency payroll staff access to all State
employee paystubs. Members of this group are still required to
authenticate to the website using their User ID and SOA
Password. The purpose of this group is to allow access to an
employee's paystubs who may be unable to access the
information themselves online or to assist an employee who has
left State service and no longer has an enterprise directory
User ID which is required to access the website.
How long will my session last after I login to the
Online Paystub website?
The website is configured to timeout an open session
after 5 minutes of inactivity. This prevents unauthorized
access to your paystub information if you neglect to logout of
Will I be able to access my online paystub after I
leave State service?
No, the website is only accessible to current State employees.
Employees who require access to their paystub information after
leaving state service will be required to contact their payroll contact who can access the
employee's information via a special security group.
Who can I contact if I have questions regarding the
Employee Documents Online website?
Questions regarding the Employee Documents Online website can
be addressed to the Division of Finance webmaster via email or