Get started on your water permit application Instructional videos
These videos walk you through various features of our e-permitting process and answer common questions.
Before you begin
- Create a WAMS ID
WAMS, Wisconsin’s Web Access Management System, is used by many State of Wisconsin web applications for safe and secure online transactions. The DNR’s e-permitting system requires a WAMS ID to create and submit an online water permit application. You do not need a WAMS ID to track the status of an application or view a public notice.
Complete the process
- Step 1: Getting to a permit application
The process of completing an electronic permit application and options to access it.
- Step 2: Completing a permit application for submission
How to finish completing a permit application for electronic submission to the DNR and features that help guide you through the process.
- Step 3: Adding attachments to the permit application
After completing the application, choose the attachments button to add the required attachments. Also covers how to add and delete additional attachments.