Elevator Contractor

​ Now Live for Trades Credentials and Renewals!

All initial, reinstatement, and renewal applications for a Trades credential must now be made through LicensE, your online, self-guided licensing platform.

  • To apply for a license or renew your license, go to license.wi.gov.
  • For those renewing in LicensE for the first time or looking for more information about LicensE, including exams, refer to the “Trades LicensE Information" document.
  • Please review the LicensE Applicant User Guide for help. 
  • If you are having trouble with anything, please submit a support ticket at this link.  Please provide complete contact information and a detailed description of the issue you are experiencing.

​​​​​​​​​​Trades Renewal Message​​

Please go to https://appswlp.dsps.wi.gov/SB.CredentialRenewal/app/rstCredentialSearch for a special renewal message and to LicensE​ to renew your credentials.

​​License Information

Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.9905, no person or entity may engage in the business or offer to engage in the business of constructing, installing, altering, servicing, replacing or maintaining conveyances unless the person or entity holds a license issued by the Department as a licensed Elevator Contractor. A person, entity or business is not required to hold a license as a licensed Elevator Contractor to service or maintain existing conveyances within facilities or properties owned by the person, entity or business. A person who holds an Elevator Contractor license shall:

  • Be responsible for the contractor's work on conveyances with respect to compliance to Wis. Admin. Code ch. SPS 318;

  • Utilize the appropriately licensed or registered individuals to construct, install, alter, service, replace or maintain conveyances;

  • For any construction, installation, alteration, repair or replacement of a conveyance or conveyance component that requires a permit under Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 318.1007, a licensed Elevator Contractor may not commence the work until a permit is issued for the project;

  • Shall maintain their liability insurance as specified under Wis. Stat. § 101.985(1).

Application Information

3​140Elevator Contractor License Application Information
​Trades LicensE Information
​Trades Convictions and Pending Charges (if applicable) 
Application for Predetermination (Optional-Submit ONLY if you have been convicted of any felony, misdemeanor, or other violations of federal or state law in this state or any other and you want a review of your conviction record before applying for a credential.)​