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Application Directions for Driver Education Teachers Prepared Outside Wisconsin

This application is for educators who are applying for a new Driver’s Education license they have never held before, earned by completing an out-of-state Educator Preparation Program (EPP).  The Driver’s Education license is a supplementary teaching license.

How to Apply 

5-step graphic

1. Determine if you must submit fingerprints

2. Gather Documents

Scan all documentation into files (.pdf, .doc/docx, .jpg/jpeg, or .txt) that are 2MB or less in size

3. Log in to Educator Licensing Online (ELO)

  • Within ELO, make sure you have answered the three onboarding questions.
  • Find the APPLY FOR A NEW LICENSE section of the Quick Start Menu. Select the same choices in the drop-down menu in the application screenshot below:

1-Teacher Category; N-Teacher - Driver Education License [T021]; Driver Education [1025]

  • Choose "1-Teacher Category"
  • Choose "N-Teacher - Driver Education License [T021]"
  • Choose "Driver Education: Request First Time Educator License -  Out of State Program [1025]"
  • Click the “GO!” button.
  • Complete each page of the application as instructed. Review your Application Summary and edit information if necessary OR click the “SUBMIT” button to submit your application.

4. Receive Email Confirmation


5. Complete Application on ELO

  • Click the GO! button next to “Submit C&C and Payment to Complete Application.”
  • Review your fees.
  • Complete the Conduct and Competency Questionnaire (14 questions).
  • Pay with a credit card or pre-paid card.


Our processing times vary throughout the year. For current processing times see the Check Application Status page.

Submit questions and comments about this information to the Licensing Online Help desk.