Consultants seeking construction and design engineering services
contracts (including value engineering) on Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) administered projects must
register with the Department.
Firms only looking to subcontract on Department
projects or performing the following types of work are not required
to register. Those firms may need to complete the
Consultant Financial Report, however, for the purposes of
establishing an indirect cost rate.
Firms must be licensed and
hold a current Certificate of Authorization to practice professional
engineering in the state of Wisconsin (per. s.s. 443.08). PE
license numbers are not accepted in lieu of the credential.
Corporations not holding a
current Certificate of Authorization should
The biennial renewal process for eligible firms begins
in December 2013 and the Consultant
is due by February 28, 2014 to the WisDOT Contract Administration
Unit. Please note that PDF versions of the form will not be
Firms missing the
renewal deadline may return to the Roster at any time by submitting an updated
Form DT1538. The Consultant Financial Report
is not due with the DT1538 during thebiennial renewal process.
The biennial renewal deadline does not apply to firms not on the Roster of Eligible
Engineering Consultants. Those firms may register with the Department at any
time by submitting the DT1538 form and the Consultant Financial Report.
Submittal instructions are included at the end of
the form. The instruction pages should be deleted before submitting the
Include all contact, office, resume and project
example information appropriate for the upcoming biennium
The name of your submitted DT1538 MS Word file
must include the last two digits of the year from the firm name
(ex: FIRM12.doc for a DT1538 submitted in 2012)
Firms must re-submit the DT1538 form during the
biennium if they change their contact/address information, general firm
email or staff resumes. Please list the changes in your email
message when submitting updated information.
firm email address provided on DT1538 is used for general
communications and special notifications. To be regularly notified
of Web site updates, sign up for the Web
publication notification list.
and Web notification email addresses may be the same or different,
but only one of each per firm is maintained. Both addresses may
receive an email message from WisDOT when significant publications
or changes in policy occur.
Please note that DT1538
forms submitted in PDF format will not be accepted. They must be
submitted as a Word documents.
Firms seeking inclusion on the Roster for the first time must submit a
current Consultant Financial Report
as well as the Form DT1538. If your firm is already on the Roster, do not submit
the DT1538 form with the financial report.
Firms not currently on the Roster but that may have
provided the Consultant Financial Report for the most recently
completed fiscal year should contact the Chief
of Audit and Contract Administration at (608) 266-1824 to determine if updated financial
information is needed.
All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation does not testify to, sponsor or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.
You will need Microsoft Word to view Word files. If you do not have a copy of Microsoft Word installed on your computer, you can use the Microsoft Word Viewer (provided free of charge) to view Word files. For more information about getting your free copy of Microsoft Word Viewer, visit WisDOT's Software information page.