The Electronic Safety and Licensing Application (eSLA) is now live for Dwelling Contractor. Public Lookup is also live for this credential in eSLA.
Every first-time eSLA user must create a new account by clicking one of the two options under the "New Users" heading on the left. Once you have created your account, you will be able to log in under the "Existing Users" heading on the right. Visit
esla.wi.gov to get started.
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
- 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.
Dwelling Contractor Online Application via eSLA
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.
3096||Application 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)