Elevator Mechanic

License Information

Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.991, no person may erect, construct, alter, replace, maintain, repair, remove or dismantle conveyances unless the person holds a license issued by the Department as a licensed Elevator Mechanic. Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.992, a person, who as a licensed Elevator Mechanic provides supervision of a registered Elevator Apprentice, a registered Elevator Apprentice Restricted, a registered Elevator Helper, a registered Lift Apprentice or a registered Lift Helper, shall be responsible for the work of the apprentice or helper with respect to compliance to Wis. Admin. Code ch. SPS 318.

Temporary License Information  

Per Wis. Stat. § 101.985 (2)(d), if there are no Elevator Mechanics licensed under this subchapter available to provide services contracted for by an Elevator Contractor licensed under this subchapter, the Elevator Contractor may notify the Department and request the issuance of a temporary Elevator Mechanic's license to any individual who is certified by the Elevator Contractor as adequately qualified and able to perform the work of an Elevator Mechanic without direct and immediate supervision and who applies for a temporary Elevator Mechanic's license on a form prescribed by the Department.

The Department shall specify on a temporary Elevator Mechanic's license the Elevator Contractor in whose employ the licensee must remain to provide services under the temporary Elevator Mechanic's license.

The Elevator Mechanic Temporary license cannot take the place of pursuing a non-temporary credential by completing the Wisconsin Code and Statute requirements.

Application for License

3142Application for Elevator Mechanic License
​3161Application for Elevator Mechanic Temporary License​
3073Trades Payment Form

Reinstate an Elevator Mechanic License that has been Expired more than 2 Years

  1. Complete requirements for the method you are applying under (see Form #3142 for more information).
  2. Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee:
    • Application for Elevator Mechanic License (Form #3142)
    • See Form #3142 for total fee for the method you are applying under

Renewal Information


Renewal Method

  • Mail Renewal Reminder/Application to: 

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.