ELO First-time Application Tips for OT/PT/OTA/PTA

Directions for first-time Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, and Physical Therapist Assistant applicants

IF there is some type of misconduct that needs to be reported, prepare and attach a written explanation of what happenedYou 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.)

  • Scan your valid WI Department of Safety and Professional Services License into a PDF file that is less than 2 MB in size and save the file so that it is readily available to upload into ELO.
  • Have your credit card ready.  If you do not already have a credit card, purchase a pre-paid credit card at a convenience store.
  • Log into the ELO system - http://elo.wieducatorlicensing.org to apply. Find the section toward the bottom of the window for starting a new license application.  Make the appropriate choices similar to the ones below, then click Select and follow the directions.