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Please review the helpful links below:
- Find step-by-step instruction for license renewal here.
- Find a list of license renewals available via LicensE in the chart on the LicensE Customer Information page.
- Find all licenses available via LicensE, plus user guides and other resources, on the LicensE Customer Information page.
- Anyone applying for an initial license for any of the credentials listed can apply at license.wi.gov.
Our LicensE Application Status Lookup tool makes it easier for employees, and helps academic advisors support students during the license application process. To access the Application Status Lookup tool, you will need the applicant's 10-digit PAR number. An applicant may provide the number to anyone who could support their application. Find more information in our news release about this tool.
Wis. Stat. § 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Music Therapist credential is 09/30/even odd years. Should you receive your initial credential in the months leading up to this date, you are still required to renew your license by the statutorily defined date.
In order to practice psychotherapy, a registered music therapist must submit an application for psychotherapy and provide evidence of additional qualifications. The state examination must be passed prior to taking the National Exam.
Pre-Credential Education Information
Bachelor's degree or higher in music therapy from colleges and university programs approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). In addition to an earned academic degree, the bachelor's degree candidate must demonstrate completion of 1200 hours of clinical training, including a supervised internship.
Application for Licensure
Application for License to Practice Psychotherapy
|Credentialing Information for Music, Art, or Dance Therapist Registration Applicants
|Application for Fee Reduction (If applying for a fee reduction, this form
must accompany the application for the credential.)
|Request for Verification of Certification, Registration or Accreditation (Complete this form and forward to the organization where you are Certified, Registered, or Accredited.)
|Malpractice Suits or Claims Form (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 desire a review of your conviction record before applying for a credential.)
|Convictions and Pending Charges
|Credentialing Information for Music, Art, or Dance License to Practice Psychotherapy Applicants
|Certificate of Professional Education (This form must be completed by your school and sent directly to the Department.)
|Affidavit of Supervisor