How do I Schedule an Exam?
Fill out the credential application form and submit with preferred exam site, preferred session, hours of experience and the appropriate fee. You may schedule only one exam session at a time for each credential type. Applications sent in for multiple exam sites for the same credential will not be accepted and refunds will not be issued.
How do I get Special Accommodations for Medical Reasons?
Please contact us prior to sending in your application form by sending an email to DSPSCourseapproval@wi.gov.
How will I know that I am Scheduled for the Exam?
You will receive an exam confirmation letter in the mail once you have been scheduled for an exam.
What can I Expect at the Exam Site?
- Please wait until the proctors open the doors and start registration which typically begins a half hour prior to exam.
- Have your ID and signed Honesty Agreement ready for registration.
- You will take your seat and wait for instruction from the proctors.
- The proctors will give you the rules of the exam, time requirements and answer questions as needed.
- They will give all examinees a 15-minute warning prior to the end of the exam.
- Phones including iWatches or other internet based devices are not allowed into the exam room and should be kept in your vehicle.
In order to adhere to social distancing and facial covering requirements, there are changes in the way we administer the exam event:
- If you do not feel well, have a fever or any flu/cold like symptoms, please reschedule your exam.
- For your health and the safety and that of our proctors and other exam takers, a mask is required when entering the facility and while taking exams.
- Please maintain social distancing of 6' or more at all times. This includes restroom breaks.
- You will not be allowed to sit in the lobby and wait for check-in. The proctors will direct you to take a seat at an exam table and wait for further instruction.
- We will seat one person per table.
What Should I Bring to the Exam Site?
Number 2 pencils (Bring more than one)
Reference materials - The exam is an open book exam and reference material that are bound together are allowed into the exam. If you have notes or loose leaf paper that you want to bring into the exam make sure that they are put into a binder to be code compliant. There is no limitation on the amount of Highlight or Ink marks on your reference material, just that the reference material you bring should be bound together.
Calculator (No programmable calculators or cell phone calculators allowed)
When Should I Arrive at the Exam Site?
You can arrive at the exam site 30 minutes ahead of your scheduled exam time
When can I Expect my Results?
You will receive an exam result letter in the mail within 21 calendar days of your exam date.
If I Fail, when can I Apply for the next Exam Session?
If you failed, there will be instructions in the exam result letter for setting up the next exam date. After you receive your exam result letter you may mail in a credential application form for a future exam site.
You may schedule only one exam session at a time for each credential type. Applications sent in for multiple exam sites for the same credential will not be accepted. Refunds will not be issued.
2021 Exam Locations and Dates
There are two sessions available each day:
- Morning sessions start at 8:00 a.m.
- Afternoon sessions start at 1:00 p.m.
Brookfield 2021 NEW LOCATION!!!
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 South Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI 53005
January 5, 2021
January 6, 2021
March 23, 2021
March 24, 2021
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September 21, 2021
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November 2, 2021
November 3, 2021
Madison 2021 NEW LOCATION!!!
DSPS Hill Farms Office Building, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53705
- December 8 & 9 2020 CANCELLED
- February 9, 2021
February 10, 2021
April 13, 2021
April 14, 2021
June 1, 2021
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August 24, 2021
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October 19, 2021
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December 15, 2021
Doubletree By Hilton Appleton, 150 S Nicolet Road, Appleton, WI 54914
January 19, 2021
January 20, 2021
March 9, 2021
March 10, 2021
May 18, 2021
May 19, 2021
July 20, 2021
July 21, 2021
September 8, 2021
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November 16, 2021
November 17, 2021
Eau Claire 2021
Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center, 5872 33rd Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54703
February 23, 2021
February 24, 2021
April 20, 2021
April 21, 2021
June 15, 2021
June 16, 2021
August 3, 2021
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October 5, 2021
October 6, 2021
2020-2021 Examination Reviews
Examination reviews are offered on a monthly basis for individuals who were unsuccessful at their most recent examination attempt. For the monthly date, there is both a morning and afternoon session and the reviews are located at our Madison office. The review costs $15 and is one hour in length. Candidates will be able to view their examination and an exam analysis of which questions were answered incorrectly. They will not be given the correct answers and there will be no technical staff available for questions. Candidates are unable to leave with any written notes from the review, however, they are able bring their exam reference materials and codebooks to re-work any questions during the hour period. Candidates can contact our department to sign up for a review for their most recently failed examination. Exams may only be reviewed within three months of the exam date.
PLEASE NOTE: Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.09(8)(c) "an applicant who has failed his or her examination may not review the examination less than 7 calendar days before the applicant is scheduled to retake the examination."
If you wish to sign up to review your examination or inquire about monthly dates, please email DSPSCourseApproval@Wisconsin.gov with your name, customer ID number, and any questions or concerns. Upon receipt, you will be forwarded a confirmation letter for the review indicating the details of the review, including address and location information.
November 19, 2020 CANCELLED
December 17, 2020 CANCELLED
January 21, 2021
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June 17, 2021
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