Wyoming CPA Requirements for Exam and Licensing

Wyoming cpa requirementsThe Wyoming State Board allows the state’s residents and workers to apply for the CPA exam.

Effective January 1, 2012, it requires the standard 150 credit hours and 1 year of experience.

Wyoming CPA Requirements

1. Education Requirements to Sit for the CPA Exam

A candidate is required to fulfill one of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above.
  • 150 credit hours.
  • Accounting course requirement: 24 semester hours (upper division).
  • Business course requirement: 24 semester hours.

2. Additional Wyoming CPA Requirements for the CPA License


  • No additional requirements.

Work Experience

  • 1 year of full-time experience in public accounting.
  • The experience must be verified by an active CPA licensee. It does not indicate that the experience has to be supervised by a CPA (but please double check with Board for their latest interpretation).

Ethics Qualifications

3. Wyoming CPA Requirements on Residency & Age

  • US citizenship is not  required
  • Candidate needs to be resident of WY or regularly employed in WY or graduate of University of Wyoming
  • Minimum age: 18

4. CPA Exam Fees in Wyoming

  • First-timers: $723 (4 CPA exam fees) + $110 (initial application fee)

5. Continuing Education

CPE is required for license holders. Please click here for Wyoming CPA CPE requirements.

6. Contact

Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants
2020 Carey Avenue – Suite 702
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0610

  • Email: DSPS@wisconsin.gov
  • Phone: 307-777-7551
  • Fax: 307-777-3796

 What if the Wyoming CPA Requirements Don’t Work for Me?

You may want to check out these pages to learn about the educational and experience requirements, with my recommendation at the end of the posts:

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About the Author Stephanie Ng

I am the author of How to Pass The CPA Exam (published by Wiley), and I also passed all 4 sections of the CPA Exam on my first try. Additionally, I have led webinars, such as for the Institute of Management Accountants, authored featured articles on websites like Going Concern and AccountingWeb, and I'm also the CFO for the charity New Sight. Finally, I have created other accounting certification websites to help mentor non-CPA candidates. I have already mentored thousands of CPA, CMA, CIA, EA, and CFA candidates, and I can help you too!

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