Electronic Payment Request - Child Welfare Licensing 

The purpose of this form is for submission of fee payments for Residential Care Centers, Group Homes, Shelter Care facilities and private Child Placing Agencies to the DCF Child Welfare Licensing Section. Fees payable via this page include initial license, license continuation, background check, and forfeitures.  

Once the form below has been completed and all fees due have been entered, click the submit button to be routed to a US Bank webpage to complete the payment process. 

You should receive an automated email response within 15 minutes of successful submission of your payment. If you do not receive this response, contact the DCF Child Welfare Licensing Section at dcfcwlsfee@wisconsin.gov 

Personal information you provide may be used for secondary purposes [Privacy Law, s. 15.04(1)(m), Wisconsin Statutes]. 

Type of Fee

Initial/Probationary Licensing



Enforcement ID
DCF-F-5720-E (N. 02/2024)