Wisconsin Painter License

• 18 April 2020

Wisconsin Licensing Overview for a Painter

Licensing for a painter in Wisconsin is controlled by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

General Guidelines for a Painter in Wisconsin

Specific requirements to perform painter services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to review your local government’s rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a painter license?

The state of Wisconsin does not require a license for painters. However, there may be licensing requirements at the city or county level so check with your local government before you start working.

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

What are some training programs available for a painter?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renew every year

What are fees associated with licensing?


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