2017 Wisconsin Act 278, beginning August 1, 2018, prior to submitting an application for a credential, an individual may apply to the Department for a determination of whether the individual would be disqualified from obtaining the credential due to his or her conviction record. To apply for a predetermination, please fill out
Form #3085 and submit all required documentation specified on the form. Pursuant to
Wis. Stat. §
111.335(4)(e), the offenses or kinds of offenses that may result in a refusal, bar, or termination of licensure are published under Additional Resources on the left side of this page.
Pursuant to 2017 Wisconsin Act 319, beginning August 1, 2018, an applicant for an initial credential may apply for a reduction of the initial credential fee that is equal to 10% of the initial fee. Qualification is based on the federal adjusted gross income being at or below 180% of the federal poverty guideline prescribed for the applicant's family household size by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. To determine eligibility please visit the United States Department of Health and Human Services website at https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines, prior to submitting Form 3217.
Wis. Stat. § 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Nursing Home Administrator credential is 06/30/even 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.
Pre-Credential Education Information
Applicants must complete a regular course of study, a program of study, or complete specialized courses which the Nursing Home Administrator Examining Board considers adequate academic preparation for nursing home administration.
Approved courses can be found on the Application for Nursing Home Administrator License (Form #418).
Application for Licensure
1573||Application for Examination|
418||Application for Nursing Home Administrator License|
|3217||Application for Fee Reduction (If applying for a fee reduction, this form must accompany the application for the credential.)|
71||Verification of Experience in the Field of Institutional Administration (if applicable)|
2470||Reciprocity Experience Record (Reciprocal Applicants Only)|
419||Verification of Licensure (Reciprocal Applicants Only)|
3085||Application for Predetermination|
2252||Convictions and Pending Charges|
3071||Fax Payment Form|