Traveling Sales Crews
Businesses that either recruit or use traveling sales crews in Wisconsin are now required to register with DWD's Equal Rights Division and secure sales permits for each crew member. When entering a community, the crew members must have their sales permits stamped by the municipal clerk. Each sales member must carry the permit with them and present it upon request by potential customers or police officers.
Definition of a Traveling Sales Crew
For purpose of these provisions a "traveling sales crew" is defined as two or more individuals who are employed as salespersons or in related support work, who travel together in a group, and who are absent overnight from their permanent places or residence for the purpose of selling consumer goods or services from house to house, on any street, or in public places.
Do You Need to Register as a Traveling Sales Crew?
Before determining whether you need to apply to be registered as traveling sales crew in Wisconsin you need to read the statutes and administrative code, links below, to determine your responsibilities under regulations.
The Statutes and Administrative Code
- Section 103.34 Wisconsin Statutes sets out the requirements of the law and authorizes the department to promulgate administrative rules.
- Chapter DWD 273 Wisconsin Administrative Code provides additional information about the registration requirements and regulation of traveling sales crews.
Traveling Sales Crew Related Forms:
Send completed registration packet to:
Equal Rights Division
PO Box 8928
Madison, WI 53708