UDC Inspection Agency

​ 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 305.635, no person may engage in or offer to engage in the activities of facilitating plan review, issuance of Wisconsin uniform building permits, or inspection of one- and two-family dwellings in a municipality where the Department has jurisdiction pursuant to Wis.​ Stat. § 101.651(3)(b), unless the person obtains a registration issued by the Department as a registered UDC Inspection Agency.

A person who is responsible for facilitating plan review, issuance of Wisconsin uniform building permits, and the inspections for one- and two-family dwellings as a registered UDC Inspection Agency shall be responsible for all of the following:

  • Utilizing persons appropriately certified under Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.63 to review the plans, issue the permits, and conduct the inspections.
  • Making the records relative to the plan review, issuance of permits, and inspections available to the Department, upon request.
  • Providing inspection services for all inspections required under Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 320.10.
  • Cooperating with the Department in any program monitoring, enforcement activities, and investigations.
  • Following all procedures established by the Department for UDC enforcement by inspection agencies.
  • Reporting to the Department in writing when the agency has been dismissed by the owner or builder.
  • Making any records associated with their permit, plan review, and inspection activities available to the permit holder upon request.
Application Information
3158UDC Inspection Agency Registration Application Information
​Trades LicensE Information