ELO First-time Application Tips for Pupil Services Applicants Prepared Outside Wisconsin

TIPS for first time pupil services* applicants who completed a program outside of Wisconsin

  • ​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 the applicants 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
  • Determine whether you need to get fingerprinted.  For more info, see http://tepdl.dpi.wi.gov/backgroundchecks/completing-the-fingerprint-requirement



Contact the ELO Help Desk - http://tepdl.dpi.wi.gov/support/contact-elo


For more information on specific requirements for out-of-state-applicants, see: http://tepdl.dpi.wi.gov/licensing/out-of-state-applicants

*Pupil Services includes School Counselor, School Nurse, School Psychologist and School Social Worker