Who may be eligible
If you are a Wisconsin resident, you may be eligible to obtain an occupational license if your operating privilege was revoked or suspended under the following circumstances:
Check your eligibility for an occupational license if your license has been suspended or revoked.
Who is not eligible
An occupational license cannot be issued:
- If you are not a resident of Wisconsin.
- If you are a juvenile who committed offenses under
- If you are under suspension for failing to pay a forfeiture (such as a traffic ticket or municipal citation).
- If your license has been canceled (rather than revoked or suspended).
- If you have never held a driver license.
- If you are eligible to reinstate your driver license after revocation or suspension.
- If you have two or more revocation or suspension cases from separate incidents in a one-year period.
- If you have not served all
mandatory waiting periods for an occupational license.
- For a commercial driver license (CDL).
Occupational licenses authorizing operation of commercial motor vehicles cannot be issued, as required by the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999.