Profession FAQ


The following are answers to some frequently asked questions received by the Department of Safety and Professional Services. These questions and answers are general in nature and are provided as a public service. Licensees and applicants with specific questions should refer to the Wisconsin statutes and administrative code provisions which govern their profession. In any instance in which an answer may differ from the provisions of the statutes and administrative code provisions, the latter will govern.

If a firm adds a new partner, does that firm need to apply for a new license?

Ch Accy 4.07 , Wisc Ad min Code states that the board must be notified in writing of changes in the members of the firm or changes in the firm name no later than 30 days after the change. Furthermore, reorganizations, mergers, or comparable changes in which a new firm is created shall make application and the new firm licensed before practice can be commenced.