Dwelling Contractor

License Information

Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.31, no person may obtain a building permit for a one- and two-family dwelling unless the person complies with all of the following, except as provided under Wis. Stats. § 101.654(1)(b) and (1)(c)(2):

  • Holds a Dwelling Contractor certification or a Dwelling Contractor Restricted certification issued by the Department;
  • Holds or engages, as an employee, a person who holds a certification issued by the Department as a Dwelling Contractor Qualifier.

Application for Licensure

For a Dwelling Contractor Certification that has been expired more than 1 year please submit an application, supporting documentation and fee for reinstatement.

FormDescription
3096Application for Dwelling Contractor Certification
3073​Fax Payment Form

Reinstate a Dwelling Contractor Certification that has been Expired more than 1 Year

Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee:

  • Application for Dwelling Contractor Certification (Form #3096) 
  • $65.00 total fee ($15.00 application fee, $25.00 credential fee, and $25.00 late renewal fee)

Renewal Information

Requirements

  • FEE (See Renewal Dates and Fees)
  • To renew an expired Dwelling Contractor certification within 1 year of expiration:
    • Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee

Renewal Method

Department of Safety and Professional Services

Trades Credentialing Unit
PO Box 78780
Milwaukee, WI  53293-0780


If you have questions regarding your renewal, please email DSPSCredTrades@wisconsin.gov.

When mailing your renewal, please allow up to 21 calendar days [per Wis. Admin. Code SPS § 305.04 (1)] from the date your payment is processed to receive an update regarding your renewal.