STEP 1: Create a WAMS (Wisconsin Access Management System) ID if you do not already have one.
- It is recommended that applicants use a personal email address when creating an ELO account. This email address must be available and accessible by you as it will be the primary communication method from the licensing system.
- Please follow the instructions on the screen when setting up a WAMS account. There are links to the WAMS Help page and the WAMS FAQ page. For assistance in setting up WAMS account, contact Help Wisconsin Support
- Guide to creating a WAMS ID
STEP 2: If you have ever held a license or permit issued by the DPI, successfully "onboard" into the ELO system by connecting your WAMS account to an existing account - Onboarding Instructions
STEP 3: Prepare Required Documentation
Required files must be scanned into a PDF files that are less than 2 MB in size. Save the files so that they are readily available to upload into ELO
- A letter from the Dean or Director of your educator preparation program that designates you as a representative for your institution.
STEP 4: Log into the ELO system - http://elo.wieducatorlicensing.org to apply.
Note: Using ELO on Macintosh OS X or on mobile devices may result in unexpected behavior.
When you get to the Quick Start Menu, find the section that says, "Apply for a New License" section. Make the following choices: