ELO Application Tips for Wisconsin DPI LBE Candidates

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TIPS for License Based on Equivalency applicants in the Wisconsin DPI LBE Pathway

 Be prepared BEFORE you login …

IF there is some type of misconduct that needs to be reported, prepare and attach a written explanation of what happened. You must also provide complete electronic (scanned) copies of documents associated with the matter that can corroborate / illuminate your explanation of the incident. These may include the criminal complaint, judgment of conviction, police reports, disciplinary letters/findings, correspondence, etc., as applicable.  (Note: Court history information printed from the CCAP web site is NOT sufficient.)

  • Read the entire handbook for the Wisconsin DPI LBE pathway, found at http://tepdl.dpi.wi.gov/licensing/dpi-lbe, and follow the directions carefully.
  • Prepare all required documents to be uploaded during the ELO application process. Please follow the DPI LBE Handbook closely, as it provides step-by-step instructions.
  • Have your credit card ready.  If you do not already have a credit card, you should purchase a pre-paid credit card at a local convenience store.

For complete information about the DPI LBE Program, please see http://tepdl.dpi.wi.gov/licensing/dpi-lbe.